Your Congressman Reports: "Voting Rights" Bill is Proposal of Extremists

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A report from John Dowdy on communist influence in student demonstrations, the Voting Rights Bill, the Hate America campaigns, and the national debt; In the first section, Dowdy reports that the president of Howard University has blamed recent student unrest on communist influences. The second section calls the proposed Voting Rights Bill a "proposal of extremists" and explains its threat to states' rights. The third section discusses the Hate America campaigns in Southeast Asia. The fourth section reports on the national debt. The final section lists constituents who had visited him.

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Dowdy, John. "Your Congressman Reports: "Voting Rights" Bill is Proposal of Extremists." John V. Dowdy, Sr. Papers, Box 491, File 67, "Your Congressman Reports: 'Voting Rights' Bill is Proposal of Extremists," May 14, 1965, W. R. Poage Legislative Library, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.. Accessed 03 August 2021. https://acsc.lib.udel.edu/items/show/243.

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Your Congressman Reports: "Voting Rights" Bill is Proposal of Extremists

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United States. Voting Rights Act of 1965--Legislative history.
Debts, Public--United States.

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A report from John Dowdy on communist influence in student demonstrations, the Voting Rights Bill, the Hate America campaigns, and the national debt; In the first section, Dowdy reports that the president of Howard University has blamed recent student unrest on communist influences. The second section calls the proposed Voting Rights Bill a "proposal of extremists" and explains its threat to states' rights. The third section discusses the Hate America campaigns in Southeast Asia. The fourth section reports on the national debt. The final section lists constituents who had visited him.

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Dowdy, John

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John V. Dowdy, Sr. Papers, Box 491, File 67, "Your Congressman Reports: 'Voting Rights' Bill is Proposal of Extremists," May 14, 1965, W. R. Poage Legislative Library, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.

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Association of Centers for the Study of Congress

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1965-05-14

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W.R. Poage Legislative Library

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Washington, DC