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After passing the Senate and House, President Lyndon Baines Johnson signed the Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1965 into law on March 9, 1965. The act established the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), whose membership included…

Letter urging support of the bill without amendment or reconsideration to provide consumer protections against "unfair and deceptive packaging practices"

A letter from a constituent expresses the opinion that "aside from avoiding nuclear disaster," controlling billboards and junkyards is a serious matter.

Typescript of speech delivered by Carl Albert at Grinnell College in November of 1965. The speech includes detailed discussion of the political strategies employed by the Democratic Party to pass the Great Society legislation during the 89th…

Typescript of memorandum drafted by John E. Barriere on talking points for Albert's speech on Legislative Leadership and the Great Society agenda.

Letter by Carol Tucker Foreman, Director of Research and Publications for the DNC, with an enclosure outlining talking points for debates on the Great Society Legislation.

Official White-House photograph of President Johnson meeting with Congressional leaders in the cabinet during February 1965.

TLS from the United States Conference of Mayors encouraging House of Representatives members to vote for the establishment of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. An enclousure shows the resolution adopted by the 1965 Annual Conference of…

A list of the House Committee on Government Operations sponsor of H.R. 6654. A list of the Senate Committee on Government Operations sponsors of S. 1599.

TLS from constituent in Muskogee, Oklahoma expresses opposition to the Housing and Urban Development Act, perceived as a Socialist plot. TL from Carl Albert assures the constituent of his consideration of this perspective.
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