[Newspaper Clipping: Congress Tenure is Longest in History]

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Newspaper clipping about Sam Rayburn served longer any member in the House of Representatives and double of any Speaker of the House. Sam Rayburn as Speaker of the House, served with four presidents which include President Franklin D. Roosevelt, President Harry S. Truman, President Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy. On the back of the clipping are portions of two one-panel comics, and an article concerning communism.

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1 clipping : ill. ; 27 x 11 cm.

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Sam Rayburn House Museum

The Sam Rayburn House Museum provides photographs and artwork from the Rayburn family's personal collection. Its mission centers on increasing local, regional and national awareness of Sam Rayburn's life and career as a United States Congressman through the preservation and interpretation of the historic site.

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  • Main Title: [Newspaper Clipping: Congress Tenure is Longest in History]
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Newspaper clipping about Sam Rayburn served longer any member in the House of Representatives and double of any Speaker of the House. Sam Rayburn as Speaker of the House, served with four presidents which include President Franklin D. Roosevelt, President Harry S. Truman, President Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy. On the back of the clipping are portions of two one-panel comics, and an article concerning communism.

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1 clipping : ill. ; 27 x 11 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

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  • 1906 - January 5, 1955

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  • Sept. 6, 2016, 12:39 a.m.

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  • Oct. 24, 2016, 10:49 a.m.

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[Newspaper Clipping: Congress Tenure is Longest in History], clipping, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth787703/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Sam Rayburn House Museum.