Washington DC: GPO, 1971. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. 4 3/8 X 5 3/4 Inches. 202 PP. Very Good. Item #2574
Original 1971 pocket pictorial guide to the United States Congress. From the personal collection of Marjorie Kriz, veteran reporter for the City News Bureau of Chicago and FAA Officer. Kris collected these autographs during her time at the City news Bureau as she has signed "Kriz CNB O'Hare" on the ffep. Original limp leather with gilt title stamping as issued. Accompanied by Marjorie's original Chicago Newpaper Reporters Association ID (1971).
Highlights include President Gerald Ford, White House Chief of Staff Howard Baker and Shirley Chisholm (Brooklyn), the first black woman ever elected to Congress.
Signed by Senator Theodore Stevens (AK), Barry Goldwater Jr. (CA), Senator Peter Dominick (CO), Senator Lawton Chiles (FL), Senator Daniel Inouye (HI), Abner Mikva (IL), George Collins (IL), Frank Annunzio (IL), Roman Pucinski (IL), Philip Crane (IL), Charlotte Reid (IL), John B. Anderson (IL), Leslie C. Arends (IL), Robert Michel (IL), Senator Birch Bayh (IN), Ray Madden (IN), Fred Schwengel INSCRIBED TO KRIZ (IA), Senator Robert Griffin (MI), Gerald Ford (MI), William Randall (MO), Senator Roman Hruska (NE), Senator Thomas McIntyre (NH), Senator James Buckley (NY), Shirley Chisholm (NY), Herman Badillo (NY), Senator Robert Taft Jr. (OH), Senator Fred Harris (OK), Senator Hugh Scott (PA), Senator Howard Baker Jr., Senator Henry Jackson (WA), Senator Jennings Randolph (WV), Senator William Proxmire (WI), Senator Gaylor Nelson (WI), Vernon Thomson (WI), Senator Gale McGee (WY),
Covers a bit creased from an attempted folding. A hint of wear to hinges and spine. Foxing and mild toning. A very appealing little volume overall.