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Jack Brooks

Speaker: Jack Brooks
Date: February 1, 1971
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Member of the Texas House of Representatives (1946-1950); served as the Chairman of the Banks and Banking Committee and a member of the State Affairs Committee. U.S. Representative from Texas (1952-1994). Played a crucial role in writing the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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