Frank Valeo: Secretary of the Senate, 1966-1977; Secretary to the Majority, 1963-1966; Administrative Assistant to Senator Mike Mansfield, 1958-1963
Frank Valeo was the newly appointed Senate Democratic party secretary when he found himself "counting heads" for Majority Leader Mike Mansfield during the protracted debate over the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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|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.|