Preserving "A Fair Chance For a Free People" - Karl E. Mundt

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Read about what Mundt accomplished while he was in the House of Representatives from 1938 until 1949. Learn how Mundt used his powerful gift of speech to accomplish his goals. See excerpts from Karl E. Mundt's speeches and his work on UNESCO that show he was an excellent public speaker. Take a look at his work on the Foreign Affairs Committee trying to keep the nation at peace. See the ways he lobbied for the American people as well with his "Buy American" bill. Discover how he also used his gift of speech to combat Communism from within the House Un-American Activities Committee. Follow Mundt though his terms in the House of Representatives and see how much he accomplishes even though his years in the House of Representatives were only the beginning of his career in Congress.
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Mary Mundt
Follow Mary Mundt, the wife of Representative Karl Mundt, through her husband's career in the House of Representatives. Learn about Mary's background and how she and Karl Mundt crossed paths. See how Mary Mundt shared his passion for politics and take a peek into her writings and political essays. Discover how Mary Mundt influenced and furthered her husband's career with her intelligence, political knowledge, and social character.
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