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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; Civil Rights Act of 1964 
  •  Visitors from San Antonio 
  •  Introduces guests 
  •  Rudy Esquivel, a San Antonio lawyer and member of the Texas Legislature 
  •  Jake Jennings, of the Gates of Heaven Memorial Garden cemetery. Discusses debate between northern and southern congressmen on the Civil Rights Act 
  •  Edward Munthis [sp?], president of Edgewood Independent School Board 
 
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Title:Gonzales Report [Civil Rights Act of 1964]
Identifier:dv_00140
Description:Weekly public address from Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez to his constituents in Bexar County, Texas. In this program, Gonzalez talks about House debate on the forthcoming Civil Rights Bill [Civil Rights Act of 1964]. Features guest appearances from Rudy Esquivel, a San Antonio lawyer and member of the Texas Legislature, and Jake Jennings, of the Gates of Heaven Memorial Garden cemetery and Edward Munthis [sp?], president of Edgewood Independent School Board. 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. There is a stamp on the film's box for Christmas 1963. Squealing mechanical sounds can occasionally be heard on the audio track. Film leader has a countdown from VPI.
Country:United States
City:Washington (D.C.)
Date:circa 1963/10-1964
CreatorGonzalez, Henry B.
Location:2004-127/332, reel 17
Source:Gonzalez (Henry B.) Collection
Contributor:Esquivel, Rudy (guest); Jennings, Jacob (guest)
Language:en
PublisherDolph Briscoe Center for American History
Rights:Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Original Format:black-and-white film; sound tracks, 16mm