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COMMITTEE ON RULES AND ADMINISTRATION

THOMAS C. HENNINGS, JR., Missouri, Chairman CARL HAYDEN, Arizona

CARL T. CURTIS, Nebraska THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN, Rhode Island JOHN SHERMAN COOPER, Kentucky MIKE MANSFIELD, Montana

JACOB K. JAVITS, New York
HERMAN E. TALMADGE, Georgia

CLIFFORD P. CASE, New Jersey
GORDON F. HARRISON, Chief Clerk and Counsel
DARRELL ST. CLAIRE, Professional Staff Member
ROBERT S. McCain, Professional Staff Member

SPECIAL SUBCOMMITTEE ON AMENDMENTS TO RULE XXII
HERMAN E. TALMADGE, Georgia

JACOB K. JAVITS, New York
LANGDON WEST, Special Counsel
JOAN P. CODER, Editorial Assistant

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Proposed Amendments to Rule XXII (Relating to Cloture), a staff study Page

of the Committee on Rules and Administration..-

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Text of -

Senate Resolution 17-

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Senate Resolution 19.

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Senate Resolution 21.

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Senate Resolution 28.

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Senate Resolution 29.

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Senate Resolution 30.

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Senate Resolution 32.

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Senate Resolution 171.

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Statement of —

Barr, John U., Federation for Constitutional Government, New

Orleans, La

215

Biemiller, Andrew J., legislative director, AFL-CIO, Washington,

D. CO?

77

Bloch, Charles J., Macon, Ga..

203

Brant, Irving, Washington, D, C.

170

Bundy, Edgar C., president, Abraham Lincoln National Republican

Club, Wheaton, Ill.-

189

Burdette, Franklin L., director, Bureau of Governmental Research,
University of Maryland, College Park, Md.---

121
Burns, James M., professor of political science, Williams College,
Williamstown, Mass.

106
Cadwalader, Thomas F., Baltimore, Md..

249
Campbell, Boyd, Jackson, Miss.

223
Cartwright, Frederick G., president, Englewood, N. J., Anti-Com-
munist League, Englewood, N.J..

244

Case, Clifford P., a United States Senator from the State of New

Jersey

203

Clark, Joseph S., a United States Senator from the State of Pennsyl-
vania

151

Comparet, Bertrand L., Citizens' Congressional Committee, San

Diego, Calif.

263

Cooper, John Sherman, a United States Senator from the State of
Kentucky.

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Deutsch, Eberhard P., New Orleans, La..

197
Douglas, Paul H., a United States Senator from the State of Illinois
Erb, Mrs. Ray L., national defense chairman, Daughters of American
Revolution, Washington, D. C..

105
Ferman, Irving, director, Washington, D. C., office, American Civil
Liberties Union, Washington, D. C..

124

Foster, W. L., United States Day Committee, Tulsa, Okla..

270

Frankston, Mrs. W. J., Wheeling, W. Va

168
Garman, Dr. W. 0. H., president, Associated Gospel Churches; mem-

ber, executive committee, American Council of Christian Churches,
Wilkinsburg, Pa

255
Goodrich, Ernest W., Defenders of State Sovereignty and Individual
Liberties, Surry, Va..

210

Green, Andrew Wilson, For America, Harrisburg, Pa--

278

Gunther, John J., legislative director, Americans for Democratic
Action, Washington, D. (..--

219
Hancock, Austin F., chairman, American Heritage Protective Com-
mittee, San Antonio, Tex

84

Hart, Merwin K., president, National Economic Council, New York,

V. Y.

230

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165

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Statement of—Continued

Henderson, J. D., national managing director, American Association

of Small Business, New Orleans, La...

Hill, Lister, a United States Senator from the State of Alabama.

Jenkins, Mrs. Alexander, Baltimore, Md.-

Kefauver, Estes, a United States Senator from the State of Tennessee.

Ketchum, Omar B., director, National legislative service, Veterans of

Foreign Wars of the United States, Washington, D. C..

Koontz, Dr. Amos R., Baltimore, Md...
Mitchell, Clarence, director, Washington bureau of the National

Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Washington,

D. C.------

Montgomery, George S., Jr., For America, New York, N. Y.,

Neuberger, Richard L., a United States Senator from the State of

Oregon

Putnam, Harold L., executive secretary, National Society of the Sons

of the American Revolution, Washington, D. C----

Reuther, Walter P., president, United Automobile Workers, Detroit,

Mich..
Saltonstall, Leverett, a United States Senator from the State of

Massachusetts..

Saye, Albert B., professor of political science, University of Georgia,

Athens, Ga ?

Snow, Mrs. John Howland, president, National Association of Pro

America, New Canaan, Conn..

Sparkman, John, a United States Senator from the State of Alabama.

Stennis, John, a United States Senator from the State of Mississippi.-

Taylor, Tyre, general counsel, Southern States Industrial Council,

Washington, D. C.--

Thurmond, Strom, a United States Senator from the State of South

Carolina ...

Wicker, John J., Jr., representing W. C. "Dan" Daniel, national

commander of the American Legion, Richmond, Va---

Written statements of United States Senators:

Bush, Prescott, Connecticut.

Hennings, Thomas C., Missouri.

Ives, Irving M., New York,

Jenner, William E., Indiana.

Johnson, Lyndon B., Texas..

Johnston, Olin D., South Carolina_

Kuchel, Thomas H., California -

Langer, William, North Dakota -

Payne, Frederick G., Maine.

Potter, Charles E., Michigan..

Robertson, A. Willis, Virginia.

Smith, H. Alexander, New Jersey ----

APPENDIX

Exhibit 1. Limitation of Debate in the United States Senate, by George B.

Galloway, senior specialist in American Government, Legislative Refer-

ence Service, Library of Congress-

Exhibit 2. Written statements of organization and individuals:

American Association of Small Business

American Constitution Party of Iowa.-

American Council of Christian Laymen.

American Education Association --

American Flag Association of the United States of America -

American League Against Communism.-

American Legion, Sauls-Bridges Post No. 13, Tallahassee, Fla..

American Veterans Committee

AMVETS on the Air, the Veterans' Voice of America, Inc.-

Anti-Communist League of America, Inc...

Association of Citizens' Councils of South Carolina.

Christian Citizens Crusade, Inc.--

Circuit Riders, Inc.-

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311

311

329

312

354

313

330

313

330

332

319

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Exhibit 2. Written statements of organization and individuals:-Continued

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Citizens United, Inc.-

313

Committee for Constitutional Government, Inc..

334

Constitutional Action, Inc.-

313

Constitutional Foundation, San Diego, Calif.

325
Crippen, John K..

330
Defenders of the American Constitution, Inc.-

335

Defenders of American Education.

314

Descendants of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence.. 314

Florida States Rights, Inc.

314

Frank, John..

336
Goldsborough, Robert H.

337

Goodbody & Co..

318

Gosnell, Prof. Cullen B..

338

Individuals for Freedom..

318

International Union of Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers,
AFL-CIO.-

355
Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America.

338

Liberty and Property

319

MacLean, Donald.

339

Manion, Clarence..

339

Mantel, Howard Norman..

344

Massachusetts Committees of Correspondence.-

314

Military Order of the Crusades..

319

Minute Women of the United States of America, Inc.

319

Mississippi State Taxpayers Association..

320

National Association of Christian Schools.--

320

National Republic..

321

National Society, Children of the American Colonists.

321

National Society of Huguenots in the State of Iowa.--

322

National Society of New England Women..

322, 323

National Society Patriotic Women of America, Inc.

323

National Society United States Daughters of 1812.-

324

Pro America, Inc.:

Fort Worth Chapter.

345

Illinois Chapter..

320
New Jersey Chapter.

324, 345

Prufer, Prof. Július F.

346

Realpolitical Institute

346

Republican Women of Park Ridge, Inc., Illinois.

324

Robnett, George.-

347

Small Property Owners' Association....

325

Sons of the American Revolution:

Georgia State Society ---

315

National Society --

323

Tallahassee, Florida Chapter.

347

Sons and Daughters of Liberty:

Banner Council No. 67-

347

Fidelity Council No. 22

348

Lafayette Council No. 27.

348

Old Glory Council No. 56..

348

Pride of Belleville Council No. 215.

348

Pride of Boonton Council No. 103.

360

Pride of Malaska Council No. 100-

349

Pride of New Jersey Council No. 243.

349

Pride of Park Council No. 15...

349

State Council of Ohio..

349

True American Council No. 3.-

350

Sons of Confederate Veterans..

326, 351

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.

350

Taft, Robert Bent..

351

United Neighbors, Inc.:
Letter to Senator Lyndon B. Johnson.

327
Letter to Senator William F. Knowland.

327
Letter to Senator Mike Mansfield...

326

Exhibit 2. Written statements of organization and individuals:--Continued

United Mothers of America, Inc.-
United States Flag Committee
Vigilant Women for the Bricker Amendment in Iowa -
Wallace, Judge George C..
Western Tax Council, Inc.-

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom..
Exhibit 3. List of names of other individuals expressing opinion on pro-

posed changes in rule XXII in letters and telegrams to the subcommittee.
Exhibit 4. Petitions...

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MISCELLANEOUS
Bibliography of material relating to cloture and filibustering-

292
Excerpts from books and articles on various aspects of cloture:

Absurdities and Conflicts in Senate Rules Are Outlined, by Irving
Brant (Congressional Record) -

177
Filibustering in the Senate, by Franklin L. Burdette.

200, 211, 212
Memorandum on the Development of Cloture and the Previous

Question in American and British Practice, by Irving Brant (Con-
gressional Record)--

172
The Citadel, by William S. White..

94
The American Senate, by Lindsay Rogers-

76, 201
Unwritten Rules of American Politics, by John Fischer (Harper's) -- 119
Filibustering:
Arguments pro and con.

308-310
Editorials on.--

50-63
Legislation delayed or defeated by

306
Outstanding Senate filibusters, 1841-1955_

304
Remedies (suggested) for "obstruction" in the Senate-

310
The Filibuster and How To Cure It, address by Senator Paul H.
Douglas, Illinois, at Ohio State University --

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History of efforts to limit debate in the Senate -

295
Letter from Senator Thomas C. Hennings, Jr., to Senator Herman E.

Talmadge relative to testimony of Austin F. Hancock before special
subcommittee, together with Senator Talmadge's reply..

129
Limitation of debate in the House of Representatives -

310
Negroes:
Employment of

72, 83
Population in the so-called Deep Southern States.

255
Voting rights of

73
Political party platform planks on civil rights.

78
Proposed Amendments to Rule XXII (Relating to Cloture), staff study
of the Committee on Rules and Administration..

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Quotations on various aspects of cloture:
Former Presidents of the United States:
Thomas Jefferson..

66, 200
Abraham Lincoln..

200
Woodrow Wilson..

166, 212
Former Vice Presidents of the United States:
Alben W. Barkley..

104
Charles E. Dawes..

103
John Nance Garner...
Adlai E. Stevenson..

76
Vice President Richard Nixon.

63
Former United States Senators:
Theodore E. Burton, Ohio.-

122, 214
John C. Calhoun, South Carolina -

191
George F. Edmunds, Vermont.

191
Robert C. Hendrickson, New Jersey-

165
George F. Hoar, Massachusetts..-

202
Wesley L. Jones, Washington.--

214
William R. King, Alabama -

199
Robert M. La Follette, Sr., Wisconsin.

75, 99
Henry Cabot Lodge, Sr., Massachusetts.. 67, 104, 261, 262, 284
Patrick A. McCarran, Nevada...

286
Charles L. McNary, Oregon..---

212, 262

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