Eastland Recordings: Campaign Commercials


1966 U.S. Senator James O. Eastland Paid Political Broadcast

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Johnson, Paul B., 1916-1985; Stennis, John C. (John Cornelius), 1901-1995; Eastland, James O. (James Oliver), 1904-1986



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Open Access Recording


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Paid political broadcast by U.S. Senator James O. Eastland's campaign committee of a 1966 Forest, Mississippi campaign rally. Governor Paul B. Johnson Jr. and U.S. Senator John C. Stennis address the crowd. Eastland discusses the Mississippi congressional delegation; the Republican Party on civil rights; Lyndon B. Johnson; the Open Housing bill of 1966; civil rights bills referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee; northern public sentiment against civil rights; and George Wallace.

Subject Headings (Library of Congress)

Eastland, James O. (James Oliver), 1904-1986; Johnson, Paul B. (Paul Burney), 1880-1943; Stennis, John C. (John Cornelius), 1901-1995; Political campaigns -- Mississippi; Civil rights; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973; Housing -- Law and legislation -- United States; United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary; Wallace, George C. (George Corley), 1919-1998;

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video recording



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Original Collection

James O. Eastland Collection, Archives and Special Collections, University of Mississippi Libraries


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Film canister handwritten: "Eastland Forest Rally 32:00"

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