Tag Archives: Albert Gore Sr.

Gore: Freedom of the ballot box is the very essence of democracy

Written by Sarah Calise, Archivist In 1965, Senator Albert Gore and his colleagues in Congress considered legislation aimed at dismantling the state and local barriers that prevented black Americans from fully exercising their right to vote granted by the 15th … Continue reading

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How Gore and LBJ Won the War for Medicare

Written by Sarah Calise, Archivist In my previous post, “Gore: Patients, Not Politics,” I outlined how Representative Albert Gore supported President Harry Truman’s five point proposal for a national health insurance program. Although their efforts failed, Gore continued the fight … Continue reading

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Tennesseans Respond to the Revolts of 1967

WARNING: Some of the archival documents featured in this post contain racist language and beliefs. Written by Sarah Calise, Archivist This week marks 50 years since the black community in Detroit protested police brutality, segregated housing and schools, and rising … Continue reading

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Gore: Patients, Not Politics

Written by Sarah Calise, Archivist Healthcare legislation seems to always create contentious debate among Members of Congress, the President of the United States, and the American people. During his time in Congress, Albert Gore, Sr. typically supported health care measures … Continue reading

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Senator Albert Gore Contributes to Online Exhibit

As an institutional member of the Association of Centers for the Study of Congress (ACSC), the Albert Gore Research Center has the opportunity to contribute to various projects in collaboration with other members of that organization. One such project is … Continue reading

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AGRC at 11th Annual Meeting of the Association of Centers for the Study of Congress

By Jim Havron, Archivist and Oral History Projects Coordinator Although it is a bit hot and humid in Columbia, South Carolina at this time of the year, it was still a pleasure for me to attend the 11th annual meeting … Continue reading

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MTSU Miscellaneous: People

Written by Donna J. Baker, University Archivist Since I am working with a class on a research project, I have daily reminders about the history of the people and places associated with Middle Tennessee State University.  Although I usually avoid … Continue reading

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