Ralph Yarborough

Ralph Webster Yarborough, known as "Smilin' Ralph," was a U.S. senator representing Texas from 1957 through 1971. During his period as senator, he was one of the few Southern politicians supporting progressive legislation such as the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Voting Rights Act of 1965, and social programs like Medicare and Medicaid.

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Series of clips documenting the proposal for establish...
A series of responses from Texas politicians possibly...
Political telecasts for 1960s US Senate reelection cam...
Home movie scenes of Senators Ralph Yarborough and Wal...
Silent footage of newsclips, primarily Texas politicia...
Television documentary capturing a typical day on Capi...
KHOU news clips from 1961 and 1962, including the slan...
KHOU news clips from November and December 1965, inclu...