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John McCormack

Speaker: Congressman John W. McCormack
Date: September 23, 1968
Description
Democratic Representative from Massachusetts (1928-1971); Speaker of the House (1962-1971). As majority leader, McCormack was known for unswerving loyalty to Sam Rayburn. McCormack almost always backed the legislative positions of President John F. Kennedy. He consistently backed President Johnson?s domestic programs and supported the Administration?s involvement in Vietnam.

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