Brooks, Jack B., papers

"Tape Lament" lyrics, undated [1974]
"Tape Lament" lyrics, undated [1974]
Lyrics to "Release Me," written by Eddie Miller and recorded by numerous artists. Likely in joking reference to the missing White House tapes under subpoena during the spring of 1974., Jack B. Brooks papers, 2007-255/328, Congressional and Political History, Jack Brooks legacy project
"The Federal Government and Computer Compatibility" by Jack Brooks, Datamation, February 1969
"The Federal Government and Computer Compatibility" by Jack Brooks, Datamation, February 1969
Article written by Jack Brooks for the magazine Datamation regarding computer compatibility, interoperability, and the importance of standardization., Jack B. Brooks papers, 2007-255/188, Govt. Activities 1969, Congressional and Political History, Jack Brooks legacy project
"The Missing Articles," Op-Ed by William Shannon in New York Times, August 2, 1974
"The Missing Articles," Op-Ed by William Shannon in New York Times, August 2, 1974
Brooks had several copies of this op-ed in his possession, likely for distribution. Shannon points to Brooks' investigative work around Nixon's potential commission of tax fraud and emoluments violations as a potential article of impeachment. Nixon's impeachment articles did not include these items., Jack B. Brooks papers, 2007-255/328, Congressional and Political History, Jack Brooks legacy project
Additional Federal Costs Associated with the Operation of President Nixon's Properties at Key Biscayne and San Clemente, undated
Additional Federal Costs Associated with the Operation of President Nixon's Properties at Key Biscayne and San Clemente, undated
Copy of a numbered list of additional expenditures at President Richard Nixon's private homes in San Clemente, CA and Key Biscayne, FL., Jack B. Brooks papers, 2007-255/293, GA-7-1-3 SC-KB Report - Press Statements re Proposed Report Approved, Congressional and Political History, Jack Brooks legacy project
Additional Views of Congressman Jack Brooks, undated
Additional Views of Congressman Jack Brooks, undated
Statement laying out Jack Brooks's views on President Richard Nixon's impeachment and the alleged crimes committed., Jack B. Brooks papers, 2007-255/326, File V, Congressional and Political History, Jack Brooks legacy project
Advance notice form for construction companies to prepare bid proposals for the Sabine-Neches waterway project, February 19, 1960
Advance notice form for construction companies to prepare bid proposals for the Sabine-Neches waterway project, February 19, 1960
The form outlines the scope and estimated cost of the Sabine-Neches waterway project., Jack B. Brooks papers, 2007-255/5, Lake Sabine, Jan 1958 to, Congressional and Political History, Texas History, Jack Brooks legacy project
An address on: ports and commerce, delivered by: the Honorable Jack Brooks, United States Congressman, from the 9th Congressional District of Texas, Port of the Sabine Propeller Club, 12:00 Noon, September 24, 1970, Royal Coach Inn, Beaumont, Texas
An address on: ports and commerce, delivered by: the Honorable Jack Brooks, United States Congressman, from the 9th Congressional District of Texas, Port of the Sabine Propeller Club, 12:00 Noon, September 24, 1970, Royal Coach Inn, Beaumont, Texas
Remarks delivered by Jack Brooks regarding the modernization of the 9th Congressional Districts ports, shipping, channels, and water transport and navigation facilities., Jack B. Brooks papers, 2007-255/217, 192.7, Congressional and Political History, Jack Brooks legacy project
Annotated draft of press release, September 23, 1964
Annotated draft of press release, September 23, 1964
Draft of a press release regarding a proposal by House Republicans and members of the Southern Bloc to create a special subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee to investigate the Justice Department. The Teamsters union, including its leader James R. Hoffa, pressed for such an investigation., Jack B. Brooks papers, 2007-255/112, 88.17, Congressional and Political History, Jack Brooks legacy project
Annotated map from Army Corp of Engineers depicting the improvements needed for the Sabine Neches waterway, circa 1953
Annotated map from Army Corp of Engineers depicting the improvements needed for the Sabine Neches waterway, circa 1953
The map, originally printed by the Army Corps of Engineers in 1938, depicts the Sabine-Neches waterway and the surrounding area. The locations of proposed improvements to the waterway are marked in red pencil., Jack B. Brooks papers, 2007-255/5, Sabine Neches Waterway, Dec 52 Thru Sept 53, Congressional and Political History, Texas History, Cartography, Jack Brooks legacy project
Annotated speech draft regarding supersonic transport investment, undated
Annotated speech draft regarding supersonic transport investment, undated
A detailed speech explaining why Jack Brooks does not support a proposed supersonic transport project., Jack B. Brooks papers, 2007-255/115, SST, Congressional and Political History, Jack Brooks legacy project
Annotated speech excerpts, July 24, 1974-July 30, 1974
Annotated speech excerpts, July 24, 1974-July 30, 1974
Speech urging the House Judiciary Committee pass Articles of Impeachment out of committee. The speeches are snippets of colloquy that Jack Brooks delivered during the hearings, most falling on Tuesday, July 29th. Brooks's focus in these speeches is on the charges of tax fraud against President Richard Nixon, and his personal efforts to induce the IRS to institute audits and investigations against his political enemies., Jack B. Brooks papers, 2007-255/328, Inn. [illegible] + openings, Congressional and Political History, Jack Brooks legacy project
Annotated statement regarding Richard Nixon's noncompliance with subpeonas requesting White House tapes, undated
Annotated statement regarding Richard Nixon's noncompliance with subpeonas requesting White House tapes, undated
An annotated draft of a statement by Jack Brooks regarding his frustration with President Richard Nixon's noncompliance with subpeonas during the impeachment inquiry against Nixon., Jack B. Brooks papers, 2007-255/115, JB's Impeachment Info- 1974, Congressional and Political History, Jack Brooks legacy project
Annotated statement, 1965
Annotated statement, 1965
A statement, annotated by Jack Brooks, discussing the problems associated with two year terms for Representatives in Congress. It proposes a four year term instead. Due to congressional redistricting caused by the 1965 Martin v. Bush Supreme Court ruling, Brooks went from representing 416,000 people in the 2nd district to representing 457,000 people in the 9th district. He explicitly references this change in an annotation next to a paragraph regarding the increased responsibilities of Representatives due to population growth., Jack B. Brooks papers, 2007-255/84, 104.6, Congressional and Political History, Jack Brooks legacy project
Answers to charges concerning the President's personal finances, December 8, 1973
Answers to charges concerning the President's personal finances, December 8, 1973
A detailed set of answers released by White House Press Secretary Ron Ziegler in response to various allegations regarding President RIchard Nixon's finances., Jack B. Brooks papers, 2007-255/284, 248.7, Congressional and Political History, Jack Brooks legacy project
Answers to possible arguments posed by minority against emoluments charge, undated
Answers to possible arguments posed by minority against emoluments charge, undated
List of arguments defending President Richard Nixon and responses to those arguments. Unattributed, but likely compiled by Jack Brooks or staff., Jack B. Brooks papers, 2007-255/328, Congressional and Political History, Jack Brooks legacy project
Appointment book pages, 1953
Appointment book pages, 1953
Jack B. Brooks papers, Jack Brooks legacy project
Appointment calendar, November 1963
Appointment calendar, November 1963
Jack Brooks's personal appointment calendar, notably indicating plans for President John F. Kennedy's tour of Texas, including those on November 22, 1963, when President Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. On the following days, Brooks noted "JFK Body in repose," "JFK Body to Capitol," and "JFK Funeral"., Jack B. Brooks papers, 2007-255/746, Congressional and Political History, Texas History, Jack Brooks legacy project