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Jack Brooks Dies: Texas Congressman Was 89

Jack Brooks, who spent 42 years in Congress during the days when Democrats took up the majority of Texas politics, has died after a short illness. He was 89 years old. Brooks worked closely with President John F. Kennedy–he was in the motorcade on the day Kennedy was assassinated–and became well-known for his work on civil rights issues. He actually …

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