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 27 September 2021. https://acsc.lib.udel.edu/exhibits/show/legislation/item/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.
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