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Robert Taft

Speaker: Robert Taft, Jr.
Date: May 21, 1969
Description
Republican Representative from Ohio (1963-1965, 1967-1971). Robert Taft voted for the Civil Rights Act of 1964, but opposed Lyndon B. Johnson?s antipoverty program that same year. During his second term in Congress, Taft occasionally deviated from the stance of his conservative colleagues.

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