Everett Dirksen - Everett Dirksen's America album download
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Everett McKinley Dirksen (January 4, 1896 – September 7, 1969) was an American politician of the Republican Party. He represented Illinois in the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate. As Senate Minority Leader from 1959 to 1969, he played a highly visible and key role in the politics of the 1960s. He helped write and pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Civil Rights Act of 1968, both landmark pieces of legislation during the Civil Rights Movement
Everett McKinley Dirksen (4 January 1896 – 7 September 1969) was an Illinoisan Republican Senator and civil rights proponent. I am a man of fixed and unbending principles, the first of which is to be flexible at all times. As quoted in Caught Between the Dog and the Fireplug, or, How to Survive Public Service (2001) by Kenneth H. Ashworth, p. 11. When I face an issue of great import that cleaves both constituents and colleagues, I always take the same approach.
GRAMMY Award Results for Everett M. Dirksen. Collapse All Results Show All Results. 13th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1970). Best Spoken Word Recording. Everett Dirksen's America (Album). 10th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1967). See All Awards for This Year. As Senate Minority Leader from 1959 to 1969, he played a highly visible and key role in the politics of the 1960s After the war, Dirksen invested money in an electric washing machine business, but it failed, after which he joined his brothers in running the Dirksen Brothers Bakery. He expressed his artistic side by writing a number of unpublished short stories, as well as plays with former classmate Hubert Ropp.
He was a member of the Reformed Church in America, founded in the 18th century by Dutch immigrants. After the war, Dirksen invested money in an electric washing machine business, but it failed, after which he joined his brothers in running the Dirksen Brothers Bakery. The same-named album reached on the . Billboard charts and won a Grammy Award for Best Documentary Recording in 1968. On January 7, 1967, Dirksen at 71 years 3 days old became the oldest person to reach the Billboard Hot 100's top 40 when the single reached two weeks later it reached curiously, just ahead of two versions of "Wild Thing" at by William "Bill" Minkin, with the A-side version as by Senator Bobby and the.
Former Illinois Senator. One of the last respectable lions of the . Everett Dirksen's Washington January 2, 1968 A tour of the .
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|A1||God Bless America||2:13|
|A2||Keep The Home Fires Burning||3:39|
|A3||You're A Grand Old Flag||2:00|
|A4||The Battle Hymn Of The Republic||3:35|
|A5||When Johnny Comes Marching Home||1:44|
|A6||America The Beautiful||2:27|
|B3||Yankee Doodle Boy||2:14|
|B4||Columbia The Gem Of The Ocean||2:55|
|B6||Tribute To Apollo
Written-By – Dirksen*, Cacavas*
|BELL 6039||Everett Dirksen||Everett Dirksen's America (LP, Album, Promo)||Bell Records||BELL 6039||US||1969|