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Gonzales Report [With guest Ralph W. Yarborough; Poll Tax]

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  •  Opening with Gonzales climbing the steps of the U.S. Capitol Building while the sounds of the Bells of Congress are heard 
  •  Beginning of program: Ralph W. Yarborough introduction 
  •  Yarborough speaks 
  •  Credits Gonzalez for helping to get projects passed for his constituents in Bexar County 
  •  Recounts his first visit to San Antonio in 1917 and the city's history of military preeminence 
  •  Gonzalez acknowledges Yarborough's leadership 
  •  G.I. Bill 
  •  Padre Island National Seashore 
  •  Fighting Texas state-supported university tuition increases 
  •  Yarborough thanks Gonzalez for supporting his legislation 
  •  Show close 
 
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Title:Gonzales Report [With guest Ralph W. Yarborough; Poll Tax]
Identifier:e_hbg_0071
Description:Weekly public address from Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez to his constituents in Bexar County, Texas. Features a guest appearance by Texas Senator Ralph W. Yarborough, with both men expressing mutual admiration for the other, and many candid moments throughout, contrasting with their fallout documented in e_hbg_0072. Yarborough talks about Gonzalez's persistence in passing San Antonio bills, repealing the poll tax, supporting the G.I. Bill, and the establishment of the Padre Island National Seashore. Gonzalez mentions having served for a year and 8 months. Has opening with Gonzales climbing the steps of the U.S. Capitol Building while the sounds of the Bells of Congress are heard. Black and white picture with sound. Leader reads, "Gonzalez 334, 0/6."
Country:United States
City:Washington (D.C.)
Date:circa 1964
CreatorGonzalez, Henry B.
Location:2004-127/337, reel 13
Source:Gonzalez (Henry B.) Collection
Language:en
PublisherDolph Briscoe Center for American History
Rights:Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Original Format:black-and-white film; sound tracks, 16mm