Dear Congressman Abbitt

“Dear Congressman Abbitt”

Virginians and National Politics, 1948-1973

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These remarks, given by Abbitt, indicate that Abbitt was against the government providing welfare aid to "certain groups." Abbitt believed that a spirit of paternalism would lead to an increase in the popularity of socialism and less control of free…

Remarks from Abbitt in the House of Representatives wherein he expressed his concern about federal spending, particularly with programs like federal aid to education, area redevelopment loans, urban renewal, public housing, etc. Abbitt said that he…

John E. McDonald wrote to Abbitt to protest "socialist Kennedy's bill" and to commend Abbitt in his fight against "welfare statism." The letter included a clipping of a Courier Record article called "Do Unto Others." Abbitt's reply was friendly and…

A collection of correspondence sent to Abbitt from constituent Elizabeth Jordan addressing the Walter McCarran Immigration Act, foreign aid, welfare, and "The Song of Hate" in "South Pacific."

A press release given to Lewis Lloyd of the Norfolk Ledger Star, in which Abbitt called for a curtailment of “give away welfare program[s],” a mandatory retirement age for Supreme Court Justices, and restriction of "controls of government over…

This letter from a member of the Board of Supervisors of Sussex states that the citizens of the county were in disbelief that the USDA released a statement that Sussex County residents were starving. Nicholson commented on federal spending and…

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