Charles D. Ferris: Staff Director, Senate Democratic Policy Committee (1963-1977)
As staff director for the Democratic Policy Committee in 1964, Charles Ferris was heavily involved in the bipartisan strategy sessions that took place throughout the lengthy debate over the Civil Right Act of 1964.
Information provided by the Senate Historical Office.
Questions about Senate History?
|A number of interviews in the Senate Oral History Project describe the epic battle for civil rights that took place in the Senate. See The Senate Debates Civil Rights for a list of interviews on this topic.|