TITLE

The Art of the Filibuster

PUB. DATE
January 1983
SOURCE
National Review;1/21/1983, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the filibustering of several U.S. legislators. An article published in the "New York Times" explains Senator Howard Metzenbaum's filibuster during a special session of the U.S. Congress. When Lowell Weicker announced a filibuster, several media published approval for his action. The article praises Jesse Helms for showing courage, conscience and compassion.
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6445954

 

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