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  •  Opening with Gonzalez sitting at his desk while the sounds of the Bells of Congress are heard 
  •  Beginning of program; Asks for constituents to give advance notice when planning congressional tours of White House 
  •  On the beauty, cleanliness and wholesomeness of Washington, D.C. 
  •  On his time in Washington 
  •  Constituent mail 
  •  Work trips 
  •  "I do not share the fear, the frustrations, the lack of faith in the destiny of our country. There have been darker periods in our historical development..." 
  •  Constituent mail about civil rights 
  •  Voter participation 
 
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Title:Gonzales Report [Voter Participation]
Identifier:e_hbg_0076
Description:Weekly public address from Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez to his constituents in Bexar County, Texas. Gonzalez talks about the importance of voters participating in self-government. Outlines his positive outlook on U.S. government, stating, "I do not share the fear, the frustrations, the lack of faith in the destiny of our country. There have been darker periods in our historical development..." Also mentions civil rights. Has opening with Gonzalez sitting at his desk while the sounds of the Bells of Congress are heard. Black and white picture with sound. Leader reads, "Gonzalez-334-O/C [open and close]."
Country:United States
City:Washington (D.C.)
Date:1963/06/24
CreatorGonzalez, Henry B.
Location:2004-127/338, reel 6
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