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COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY

JAMES O. EASTLAND, Mississippi, Chairman ESTES KEFAUVER, Tennessee

ALEXANDER WILEY, Wisconsin OLIN D. JOHNSTON, South Carolina

EVERETT MCKINLEY DIRKSEN, Illinois JOHN L. MCCLELLAN, Arkansas

ROMAN L. HRUSKA, Nebraska SAM J. ERVIN, JR., North Carolina

KENNETH B. KEATING, New York JOHN A. CARROLL, Colorado

HIRAM L. FONG, Hawaii
THOMAS J. DODD, Connecticut

HUGH SCOTT, Pennsylvania
PHILIP A. HART, Michigan
EDWARD V. LONG, Missouri

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Copy of Senate Joint Resolution 205.

Copy of Senate Joint Resolution 206.

Copy of Senate Joint Resolution 207-

Copy of Senate Concurrent Resolution 81.

Copy of Senate Resolution 356_-

Steven 1. Engel et al. v. William J. Vitale, Jr., et al., as decided by the

Supreme Court of the United States on June 25, 1962..

Petition of the Young Americans for Freedom, Inc., dated July 25, 1962,

submitted by Senator Keating--

Text of resolution and petition of the council of the city of Yonkers, N.Y.,

submitted by Senator Keating-

Letter dated June 26, 1962, from Mr. and Mrs. Arthur W. Carney, ad-

dressed to Senator Keating--

Copy of House Joint Resolution 752--

Article, “A Little Prayer That Stirred a Nation,” by J. S. Bracewell, sub-

mitted by Congressman Dowdy-

Statement submitted by-

Hon. John B. Anderson, a Representative in Congress from the 16th

Congressional District of the State of Illinois---

Hon. Walter S. Baring, a Representative in Congress from the State

of Nevada

Hon. J. Floyd Breeding, a Representative in Congress from the Fifth

Congressional District of the State of Kansas..

Hon. Howard W. Cannon, a U.S. Senator from the State of Nevada..

Hon. Homer E. Capehart, a U.S. Senator from the State of Indiana -

Hon. Steven B. Derounian, a Representative in Congress from the

Second Congressional District of the State of New York.

Hon. George H. Fallon, a Representative in Congress from the Fourth

Congressional District of the State of Maryland.

Hon. Paul A. Fino, a Representative in Congress from the 25th Con-

gressional District of the State of New York.

Hon. William E. Miller, a Representative in Congress from the 40th

Congressional District of the State of New York.

Hon. John H. Ray, a Representative in Congress from the 15th Con-

gressional District of the State of New York-

Hon. L. Mendel Rivers, a Representative in Congress from the First

Congressional District of the State of South Carolina..

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American Civil Liberties Union.

American Ethical Union --

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American Jewish Committee-

American Jewish Congress.

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American Legion...

Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith.

Baptist Joint Committee on Public Affairs-

Central Conference of American Rabbis.

Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism.

Constitution Clubs and Party of New York.

Cusack, Lawrence X., attorney, Roman Catholic archdiocese of New

York, N.Y.

Delaware Defenders of the Republic, Inc..

Hobbs, Rev. Herschel H., pastor, First Baptist Church, Oklahoma

City, Okla., and president, Southern Baptist Convention.-

National Association of Evangelicals.-

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People-

National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States.

Protestants and Other Americans United for Separation of Church

and State --

Public Education Association..

Russian Orthodox Greek-Catholic Church, Inc.

Unitarian Fellowship for Social Justice-

United Synagogue of America---

One hundred and ten deans and professors of law and political science

at American universities.

Letter dated July 26, 1962, addressed to Hon. James O. Eastland from

Hon. Sam J. Ervin, Jr., with attached letter from H. Larry Ingle----
Letter dated August 11, 1962, addressed to L. Lipscomb from Hon. A.

Willis Robertson, enclosing statement from the Congressional Record

of August 10, 1962_
Letter dated August 27, 1962, addressed to L. Lipscomb from Hon. A.

Willis Robertson, enclosing statement from the Congressional Record

of August 25, 1962..
Letter dated October 11, 1962, addressed to L. Lipscomb from Hon.

Herman E. Talmadge, enclosing statement from the Congressional

Record of October 10, 1962---
Statement by Senator Joseph C. O'Mahoney, U.S. Senator from Wyoming,

retired, as inserted in the Congressional Record of June 29, 1962, by Hon.

Gale W. McGee.-
Prayer resolution adopted by the Governors' Conference 54th annual

meeting, Hershey, Pa., July 3, 1962-
Resolution adopted by Congregation Shalom Social Action Committee,

Milwaukee, Wis.,, on October 3, 1962--
Resolution adopted by St. Cecilia's Holy Name Society, Rockaway, N.J.,

on August 10, 1962, submitted by Hon. Clifford P. Case..

Resolution adopted by county of Newton, State of Mississippi, on July 9,

1962..

Resolution adopted by New Orleans Junior Chamber of Commerce in

August 1962

Resolution adopted by Beth Jacob Congregation, Baltimore, Md., on

September 17, 1962

Resolution adopted by Chamber of Commerce of the New Orleans, La.,

area, on October 4, 1962

Resolution adopted by Nassau County, N.Y., American Legion on July

27, 1962
Hon. Kenneth B. Keating submitted the following:

(a) Statement of Rev. Ferdinand D. Saunders.
(6) Statement of Catholic War Veterans of New York,

(c) Statement of Rev. Leland B. Henry-
Letter dated November 14, 1962, to Hon. James 0. Eastland from Citizens'

Action Committee, Nassau-Suffolk Counties, N.Y.
Statement of Dr. O. Walter Wagner, executive director, Metropolitan

Church Federation of Greater St. Louis, Mo., submitted by Hon.

Edward V. Long--
Letter dated November 13, 1962, addressed to the Committee on the

Judiciary from the Reverend William H. Rittberger, Hudson, N.Y.----

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Letter dated November 8, 1962, addressed to Hon. James O. Eastland from

Alice Oprysko, Astoria, N.Y.

Letter dated August 16, 1962, addressed to Hon. Hiram L. Fong from

Flint, Mich., Jewish Community Council

Statement on prayer in the public schools signed by leading clergymen,

attorneys, and educators from Greater Kansas City -

Statement of Pinckney G. McElwee, Washington, D.C.

Statement of Milton A. Gibbons, mayor, Village of Tuckahoe, N.Y.

Statement of Alfred L. Scanlan, Washington, D.C.

Statement of Rev. Lucius Leeotto, Seattle, Wash_

Letter dated July 25, 1962, addressed to Hon. James O. Eastland from

Albany, N.Y., Jewish Community Council, Inc.--

Letter dated July 23, 1962, addressed to Hon. James 0. Eastland from

Jewish Community Council of Detroit, Mich.--

Letter dated July 23, 1962, addressed to Hon. James 0. Eastland from

Community Relations Bureau, Kansas City, Mo.

Telegram addressed to Hon. James O. Eastland from Atlanta, Ga., Jewish

Community Council...

Telegram addressed to Hon. James O. Eastland from Hartford, Conn.,

Jewish Community Council --

Letter dated July 24, 1962, addressed to Hon. James 0. Eastland from

Cincinnati, Ohio, Jewish Community Council.

Statement of Protestants and Other Americans United.

Letter dated August 7, 1962, addressed to Hon. James 0. Eastland from

Clarence Manion, South Bend, Ind.

Letter dated November 14, 1962, addressed to Hon. James O. Eastland

from Rufus Webb, Gaithersburg, Md., with attached statement..

Statements submitted by the Honorable Estes Kefauver:

Rev. E. Warren Rust, Cleveland, Tenn.--

Marvin K. Jacobs, attorney, Toledo, Ohio

Certain lay and religious leaders, Kansas City, Mo.

Irving L. Geisser and Marvin Levey, Jewish Community Council,

Flint, Mich..

Statement of Raymond R. Start, Esq., Upper Darby, Pa.

Letter dated November 3, 1962, from Kenneth Klinkert, Menomonee

Falls, Wis.

Murray v. Curlett, 179 Atlantic Reporter, 2d series, 698.

Schempp v. School District of Abington Township, Pa., 201 Federal Supple-

ment 815

Compilation prepared by the Library of Congress of State consitutional

provisions regarding (a) God, Supreme Being, etc.; and (6) freedom of

religion and religious practices, especially the use of prayers in the

public schools.

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