Bibliographic Records


Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: Letter on Communism
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1961-05
Abstract: This issue mail letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to a fourteen-year-old Tennessee Christian girl who contacted the senator with her views on communist conspiracy and its threat to Christianity in the United States.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002559
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Title: Letter on Highway Bill
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1955-05-27
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to a Tennessean who contacted the senator about the proposed Highway Bill (Senate Bill 1048).
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002566
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Title: Letter on Segregation, 1
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1956-03-28
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to a citizen concerned about Gore`s decision not to sign the Southern Manifesto and the balance of state and federal powers. Gore explains that though his position has subjected him to much criticism, he stands by his initial beliefs. The so-called Southern Manifesto was a 1956 document signed by 96 Southern legislators opposed to the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision ruling in favor of integrated public schooling. Identifying information has been removed to protest the identities of private citizens.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002568
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Title: Letter on Law and Order, 1
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1968-06-21
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to a citizen concerned about a particular civil rights demonstration commonly called the "Poor Peoples` Campaign" and federal gun laws. Gore briefly explains his position on gun control and reassures the citizen that the demonstration shall receive his close attention. Identifying information has been removed to protect the identities of private citizens.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Contemporary United States (1968-present)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002574
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Title: Letter on Firearms, 1965
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1965-04-21
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to Tennesseans who contacted the senator with their views on the 1965 Dodd Bill (S-1592), a bill which addressed firearms regulation.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002563
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Title: Letter on Law and Order, 2
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1968-07-11
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to a citizen concerned about gun control legislation and protection against rioters and marchers. Gore briefly explains his views in respect to the "recently approved anti-crime bill" in this letter. Identifying information has been removed to protect the identities of private citizens.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002575
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Title: Letter on Atomic Energy Reactor
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1953-12-05
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to Mr. Emerson M. Pownall, President of the United Gas, Coke, and Chemical Workers of America. Gore reassures Mr. Pownall that he will do anything possible to secure the installation of a proposed atomic energy reactor within Oak Ridge. Gore also tells the union president of his efforts in trying to relax a 45-mile commuting rule concerning Oak Ridge housing.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002567
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Title: Letter on Prayer in School
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1963-09
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to Tennesseans who contacted the senator with their views on prayer in schools. These citizens are responding to a recent Supreme Court decision ruling school-sponsored Bible reading in American public schools in the United States as unconstitutional.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002562
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Title: Letter on Vietnam, 1966
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1966-02-18
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to Tennesseans who contacted the senator with their views on American involvement in the Vietnam War.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Contemporary United States (1968-present)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002564
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Title: Letter on Voting Rights, 1965
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1965-03-25
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to Tennesseans who contacted the senator with their views on the recent violence in Selma, Alabama. On March 7, 1965, civil rights marchers protesting restrictive voting laws for blacks in Selma were attacked by state troopers and local authorities.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002565
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Title: Letter on Segregation, 2
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1956-05-09
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to a citizen concerned about Gore`s decision to refrain from signing the Southern Manifesto. Gore briefly explains his position and thanks the citizen for his letter. The so-called Southern Manifesto was a 1956 document signed by 96 Southern legislators opposed to the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision ruling in favor of integrated public schooling. Identifying information has been removed to protest the identities of private citizens.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002569
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Title: Letter on Death of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1968-04-11
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to a citizen who sent him a telegram discussing the President`s order to fly to United States flag at half-staff in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.`s death. The citizen opposed this measure, and Gore reassures him that the President has the authority to order such actions. Identifying information has been removed to protect the identities of private citizens.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002573
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Title: Letter on Segregation, 3
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1956-02-22
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to a student requesting the senator`s position on segregation for use in a term paper assignment. Identifying information has been removed to protest the identities of private citizens.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002570
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Title: Letter on Segregation, 4
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1958-01-22
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to a couple opposed to the "Parents Voluntary Plan" in Nashville. This plan, according to Gore, is "a proposal of local citizens for a plan to meet the requirements of the decision of the Supreme Court on segregation." Gore believes that local citizens should have the right to recommend a plan for the administration of their schools. Identifying information has been removed to protect the identities of private citizens.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002571
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Title: Letter on Civil Rights Freedom Riders
Author : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1961-05-27
Abstract: This letter is a response from Senator Albert Gore to a citizen concerned about the mistreatment of Alabama Freedom Riders. The citizen wishes for peaceful actions to be taken to end this violence. Gore agrees with the citizen and hopes that "orderly procedure" will oust "the medium of mob rule." Identifying information has been removed to protect the identities of private citizens.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. Senate Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002572
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Title: Bombing of Pearl Harbor
Speaker : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1941-12-07
Abstract: In this WSM radio broadcast script, Congressman Albert Gore expresses his anger at the "brazen treachery" of the Japanese in their bombing of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. He believes the United States was "viciously, criminally, and treacherously attacked" and encourages the American government to declare war upon Japan in retaliation.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. House Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002554
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Title: Southern Senators Filibuster to Stop Civil Rights Legislation
Speaker : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1949-03-20
Abstract: In this WSM radio broadcast script, Representative Albert Gore of Tennessee describes the defeat of Civil Rights legislation in the Senate by a filibuster orchestrated by Southern senators. He also tells of the animosity present within the Democratic party, for Democratic senators from the East, North, and West resented the Southern senators spiteful efforts to oppose rent control in retaliation for their arduous fight against Civil Rights legislation. Gore reports Congressional discussion of the possibility that the Army is conducting too much "loose talking" and disapproves of the Air Corps` "costly publicity stunts."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. House Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003315
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Title: Passage of Aid to Great Britain
Speaker : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1941-03-16
Abstract: In this WSM radio broadcast script, Congressman Albert Gore describes the passage of the Lend-Lease Bill, legislation that allowed Great Britain to access American war materials in exchange for land to house an American military base. Gore believes America aid to Britain ends the "era of isolationism" that marked the interwar period and awakened an idealistic American government from the unrealistic policy of avoidance.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. House Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002553
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Title: How Can We Win the Peace This Time?
Speaker : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1943-10-16
Abstract: In a speech given at a Columbus town meeting, Congressman Albert Gore argues that the prevention of recurring wars is paramount to solving domestic problems, for "all the liberties for which [Americans] now fight might eventually be snuffed out in continued militarism." In addition to the United Nations, Gore states that all nations must respect the principles of law and order. He calls for the organization of "peace-seeking nations with authority to make decisions in the interest of preserving peace and order" and "adequate power to enforce its decisions in preventing further wars between nations."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. House Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002547
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Title: G.I. Bill of Rights
Speaker : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1944-05-17
Abstract: In a speech addressed on the House floor, Congressman Albert Gore expresses his gratitude for the congressional consideration of the G.I. Bill of Rights. He lauds the bill as "a well thought out and well prepared piece of legislation." Gore believes that the G.I. Bill of Rights is indispensable to the welfare of the national economy, for it will shorten the period between World War II soldiers` arrival back to the States and their integration into national life.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. House Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002550
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Title: Fight to Pass Aid to Great Britain Bill in Congress
Speaker : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1941-02-16
Abstract: In this WSM radio broadcast script, Representative Albert Gore of Tennessee discusses the importance of the Aid-to-Britain Bill in Congress. He recounts Wendell Wilkie`s appearance before the Senate Committee and former presidential candidate`s approval of the bill. According to Gore, Wilkie supported "effective aid" which would allow Great Britain the ability to "keep open the North Atlantic passage as a supply line from this great continent of resources." The representative closes his address by countering Wilkie`s suggestion that the bill limit its assistance to Great Britain, Greece, and China. Gore believes that the United States should be "ready to act when and where necessary for [its] defense."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. House Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002551
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Title: State of Union Address & Gore`s Army Induction
Speaker : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1944-01-16
Abstract: In this WSM radio broadcast script, Congressman Albert Gore of Tennessee discusses President Roosevelts recent State of the Union address, a message that was sent to Congress in writing because the President was recovering from an illness. Gore lauds Roosevelt`s recommendation for a National Service Act, which would allow the government the ability to draft Americans into the war effort work force. The congressional representative also comments on Congress` partisan divisions over other domestic concerns, such as budget use, the soldier voter bill, and the railroad wage dispute. Gore announces his induction into the United States Army and the President`s request that the Tennessean remain in Congress where he may best serve his country.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. House Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002525
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Title: Gallatin War Bond Rally
Speaker : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1943-05-15
Abstract: Congressman Albert Gore visited the city of Gallatin, Tennessee (in Sumner County). In his address to the citizens of the War Bond Rally, Gore encourages the purchase of war bonds, stating that this action will allow the government the funding necessary to prosecute World War II. He believes that the sale of war bonds will discourage the only other alternative to government fundraising--higher taxation. Further, Gore states that the purchase of war bonds will render a huge service to one`s country and illustrates his argument by describing the treacherous actions of the Nazis and the Japanese against Europe and the United States.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. House Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002546
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Title: Farm Policy Campaign Speech
Speaker : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1952-06-14
Abstract: In a speech given in Decatur County, Tennessee, Congressman Albert Gore discusses his interest in farm policies and programs of the largely agricultural Tennessee. He explains his role in the Gore-Anderson Farm Bill and how that bill defeated the Brannan Plan, which Gore believes would have ruined the economic stability of the farming community. As a candidate for the United States Senate, Gore promises to serve his state and nation in a conscientious manner and contends that he will effectively represent farmers in Congress.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Postwar United States (1945-1970)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. House Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003314
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Title: WSM Broadcast, August 8, 1943
Speaker : Albert Gore, Sr., 1907-1998
Date Created: 1943-08-08
Abstract: In this WSM radio broadcast script, Representative Albert Gore of Tennessee reads an amusing letter from a soldier to his wife. Gore also discusses Secretary of War Stimson`s announcement of moderate numbers of casualties in Tunisia and makes comparisons between World Wars I and II. The congressman closes his address by encouraging Americans on the home front to stay focused on the war effort.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Collection: Albert Gore Sr. House Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002555
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