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U.S. Senate Congressional Record - Senate

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09641.28 Author/Creator: U.S. Senate Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Printed document Date: 3 June 1964 Pagination: 2 p. ; 28 x 19.7 cm.

Summary of Content: One congressional record dated June 3, 1964 which includes an article related to Senator Hubert Humphrey's work with the United Nations and a larger background sketch on the National States Rights Party, an anti-semitic, white supremacist group.

Background Information: National States' Rights Party was a white supremacist party based on anti-Semitism, racism and opposed to racial integration. Founded in 1958 by Edward Reed Fields to counter the efforts of the ...Civil Rights movement. Members of the party had planned violent threats against those involved in the Civil Rights movement, such as J. B. Stoner who bombed the Bethel Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. It fell apart as members began to move more towards devoting themselves to the Ku Klux Klan.
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People: Humphrey, Hubert H., 1911- 1978
Fields, Edward R., 1932-
Stoner, J.B., 1924-2005

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: SegregationRace discriminationWhite supremacy movementsSenatePoliticsGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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