Transcript of Hearings of the Executive and Legislative Reorganization Subcommittee of the House Committee on Government Operation Regarding H.R. 6927

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In the House of Representatives, Representative Dante B. Fascell (D-FL) introduced H.R. 6927 that created a Department of Housing and Urban Development. Representative William L. Dawson (D-IL), chair of the House Committee on Government Operations, enlisted the support of Richard J. Daley, the powerful mayor of Chicago and a former president of the United States Conference of Mayors. In this April 5, 1965 transcript of hearings before the Executive and Legislative Reorganization Subcommittee of the House Committee on Government Operations, Mayor Daley underscored the need for the new department by forcefully declaring that the nation needs to “recognize the obvious—that we live in an urban society…”

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United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. "Transcript of Hearings of the Executive and Legislative Reorganization Subcommittee of the House Committee on Government Operation Regarding H.R. 6927." Transcript of Hearings of the Executive and Legislative Reorganization Subcommittee of the House Committee on Government Operation Regarding H.R. 6927, April 5, 1965; “4-5-65” folder, Executive and Legislative Reorganization Subcommittee, Box 26; Committee on Government Operations; 89th Congress; Records of the U.S. House of Representatives, RG 233; National Archives.. Accessed 03 August 2021. https://acsc.lib.udel.edu/exhibits/show/legislation/item/272.

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Transcript of Hearings of the Executive and Legislative Reorganization Subcommittee of the House Committee on Government Operation Regarding H.R. 6927

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Housing and Urban Development Act of 1965

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In the House of Representatives, Representative Dante B. Fascell (D-FL) introduced H.R. 6927 that created a Department of Housing and Urban Development. Representative William L. Dawson (D-IL), chair of the House Committee on Government Operations, enlisted the support of Richard J. Daley, the powerful mayor of Chicago and a former president of the United States Conference of Mayors. In this April 5, 1965 transcript of hearings before the Executive and Legislative Reorganization Subcommittee of the House Committee on Government Operations, Mayor Daley underscored the need for the new department by forcefully declaring that the nation needs to “recognize the obvious—that we live in an urban society…”

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United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations

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Transcript of Hearings of the Executive and Legislative Reorganization Subcommittee of the House Committee on Government Operation Regarding H.R. 6927, April 5, 1965; “4-5-65” folder, Executive and Legislative Reorganization Subcommittee, Box 26; Committee on Government Operations; 89th Congress; Records of the U.S. House of Representatives, RG 233; National Archives.

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Association of Centers for the Study of Congress

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*1965-04-05

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Center for Legislative Archives, National Archives and Records Administration

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