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NAACP Look at the Filibuster

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.125 Author/Creator: NAACP Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: February 1949 Pagination: 10 p. ; 20.5 x 13.6 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "Look at the Filibuster," dated 1949. Pertains to the restrictions of filibustering, amendments and other issues related to Rule XXII adopted by the Senate in March 1917.

Background Information: Rule 22 was adopted by the Senate in 1917. This rule allowed the Senate to end a debate with a two-thirds majority vote.

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Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: Government and CivicsLegislationSupreme Court

Sub Era: Postwar Politics and the Cold War

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