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Leland Olds: The Record vs. The Propaganda

Description: Text of a speech given by Senator Lyndon B. Johnson in the U.S. Senate, outlining reasons why Leland Olds should not be granted a nomination to the Federal Power Commission.
Date: 1949
Creator: Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Unlimited Debate: The Last Defense of Reason

Description: Printed version of Senator Lyndon B. Johnson's speech discussing cloture and the proportions of population representation in the Senate, part of a filibuster to present a rules change that would allow a minority of Senators to block legislation.
Date: March 9, 1949
Creator: Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[The fight for democracy - proofread copy]

Description: Speech given by Carlos E. Castañeda at San Jacinto on April 21, 1943. Castañeda speaks of the unconquerable determination to do or die by the army of "freemen" to preserve the liberty and freedom of the country in face of the brutal tyranny by the "army of a dictator".
Date: April 21, 1943
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

The fight for democracy

Description: Speech given by Carlos E. Castañeda on April 20, 1950. Castañeda discusses the importance of the fight for individual freedom and liberty and the necessity to fight oppression.
Date: April 20, 1950
Creator: Castañeda, Carlos E.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Campaign speech by John J. Herrera]

Description: Campaign speech by John J. Herrera, addressing his qualifications and the platforms on which he is running, including "better schools and the control of juvenile delinquency, for jury service for women, and will fight any attempt to foist higher taxes or any sales tax on the people of Texas."
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library