United States. Congress. Senate. Secretary of the Senate. "S. 316." S. 316, January 7, 1965; “S. 307-S. 316” folder, Original Senate Bills, Box 2; Office of the Secretary of the Senate; 89th Congress; Records of the U.S. Senate, RG 46; National Archives.. Accessed 06 December 2019. http://acsc.lib.udel.edu/items/show/287.
National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities Act of 1965
In his State of the Union address, President Lyndon B. Johnson called for a National Foundation on the Arts, but he didn’t mention a similar foundation for the humanities. S. 1483 was an administration bill introduced by Senator Claiborne Pell (D-RI) and referred to the Senate Labor and Public Welfare Committee. Pell collaborated with Representative William S. Moorhead (D-PA) to sponsors bills in both chambers creating a National Foundation on the Humanities. Moorhead’s House bill gained 87 co-sponsors. This companion Senate bill, S. 316, introduced by Pell on January 7, 1965, had 32 co-sponsors.
United States. Congress. Senate. Secretary of the Senate
S. 316, January 7, 1965; “S. 307-S. 316” folder, Original Senate Bills, Box 2; Office of the Secretary of the Senate; 89th Congress; Records of the U.S. Senate, RG 46; National Archives.
Association of Centers for the Study of Congress
Center for Legislative Archives, National Archives and Records Administration
Materials on this site are provided for educational use under Fair Use outlined by U.S. Copyright law. This item may be protected under copyright. It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission from the copyright holder before publishing or reproducing materials. For assistance, please contact the contributor of this material.