The leadership of Speaker Sam Rayburn: collected tributes of his congressional colleagues. A compilation of tributes paid him in the Hall of the House of Representatives, June 12, 1961, and other pertinent material, to celebrate the occasion of his having served as speaker twice as long as any of his predecessors in the history of the United States; sixteen years and 273 days
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