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Author: Brooks Hays; Alfred Ronald Tonks
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Transcript of oral history interviews conducted by A. Ronald Tonks with Brooks Hays over a three year period, 1975-1977. Hays talks about growing up in Arkansas, early memories of church life, college and law school days, his political career, his service in Congress, his tenure on the Christian Life Commission, his terms as president of the Southern Baptist Convention and his work with the Baptist World Alliance.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Sherman Adams; William Jennings Bryan; Dwight D Eisenhower; Orval Eugene Faubus; J William Fulbright; Marion Prather Hays; Lyndon B Johnson; John F Kennedy; Wilbur D Mills; Franklin D Roosevelt; Harry S Truman; Henry A Wallace; Sherman Adams; William Jennings Bryan; Dwight D Eisenhower; Orval Eugene Faubus; J William Fulbright; Marion Prather Hays; Lyndon B Johnson; John F Kennedy; Wilbur D Mills; Franklin D Roosevelt; Harry S Truman; Henry A Wallace
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Brooks Hays; Alfred Ronald Tonks
OCLC Number: 34879853
Description: 518 pages ; 28 cm

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Transcript of oral history interviews conducted by A. Ronald Tonks with Brooks Hays over a three year period, 1975-1977. Hays talks about growing up in Arkansas, early memories of church life, college and law school days, his political career, his service in Congress, his tenure on the Christian Life Commission, his terms as president of the Southern Baptist Convention and his work with the Baptist World Alliance. Topics include: the Southern Baptist Convention, Baptist church life, Ku Klux Klan, Civil Rights movement, Democratic Party politics, and presidents of the United States from Franklin Roosevelt to John F. Kennedy.

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