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 Claude Pepper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Claude Denson Pepper (September 8, 1900 – May 30, 1989) was an American politician of the Democratic Party, and a spokesman for liberalism and the elderly.
Pepper returned to law practice in Miami and Washington, failing in a comeback to regain his Senate seat in 1958, In 1962 he was elected to the United States House of Representatives from a liberal district around Miami and Miami Beach.
Pepper in the early 1970s chaired the Joint House-Senate Committee on Crime then, in 1977, became chair of the new House Select Committee on Aging, which became his base as he emerged as the nation's foremost spokesman for the elderly, especially regarding Social Security programs.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Claude_Pepper   (813 words)

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The Claude Pepper Center, located on the beautiful Florida State University campus in Tallahassee, Florida, was founded to preserve the personal and political legacy of Claude Pepper (1900-1989), a politician from Florida who served political career spanned nearly five decades in the U.S. Congress.
Today, the Claude Pepper Center serves as the headquarters of the Claude Pepper Foundation, Claude Pepper Center, Claude Pepper Library, Claude Pepper Museum, and the Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy.
The Pepper Center is a dynamic academic resource fueled by empirical data, outreach to the public in need of information and assistance, historical documents and exhibits on the most important public policy issues and actions of the 20th Century.
www.claudepeppercenter.fsu.edu   (548 words)

 Welcome to the Claude Pepper Foundation - Foundation News
Claude Pepper was a politician and a statesman who believed that the government had a responsibility to help those in need.
Pepper served in the United States Senate from 1937 to 1951 and was a member of the House of Representatives from 1963 to 1989.
Pepper was born to a poor, farming family in rural Alabama in 1900.
www.claudepepperfoundation.org /news_studyguide.cfm   (2362 words)

 Welcome to the Claude Pepper Foundation - Foundation News
Pepper's task during that era of strong Isolationism was not an easy one, and the cartoons selected here represent both sides of a once very heated and divisive issue.
Senator Pepper, identified by his name tag in the upper left and caricatured as a short man in a fit of anger, is shown angrily denouncing European dictators, symbolized by the Nazi-looking military figure in the upper right.
By late 1940, Senator Claude Pepper was becoming increasingly well known in the United States as a strong opponent of Hitler and Mussolini and as an advocate for Roosevelt's policy of increased American aid to European democracies in the early months of World War II.
www.claudepepperfoundation.org /news_cartoons.cfm   (3464 words)

 BookRags: Claude Denson Pepper Biography
Claude Denson Pepper was born September 8, 1900, on a farm near Dudleyville, Alabama.
Pepper established a law practice in Perry, Florida, and was elected in 1928 to the Florida Democratic Executive Committee and then to the Florida House of Representatives.
Pepper's allegiance to liberal causes never weakened, and the elements of his 1950 electoral defeat were evident early in his career.
www.bookrags.com /biography/claude-denson-pepper   (861 words)

 Tribute to Claude Pepper
Over the years that I have had the privilege of knowing Claude, and since I came to Congress, we have visited many, many times and discussed issues of national security and national defense, and I would like to say that during those discussions, Claude Pepper was not soft on communism.
Claude was as opposed to the expansion of the Soviet Union and of communism as any Member of this House.
Claude Pepper was a dear friend, a gracious gentleman, a proud American and an outstanding representative of the people that he represented and the people of America.
www.house.gov /young/press/fs062089.htm   (1489 words)

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The Claude Pepper Library is part of the College of Social Sciences and is under the administration of the Claude Pepper Center.
The papers of the Claude Pepper Collection are open for research purposes to all patrons with the exception of the House of Representatives Case Files, the Service Academy files, and portions of the U.S. Senate Service Academy files.
Initially, the Pepper Collection was housed at Dodd Hall on the Florida State University campus but was relocated in 1998 to a new state-of-the-art archival space located on the first floor of the Claude Pepper Center Building.
pepper.cpb.fsu.edu /library   (907 words)

 Claude Pepper Campaign Speech - UF Special and Area Studies Collections
Pepper talks about his voting record and accusations that he was soft on communism.
Pepper suggests that his opponents are the ones aiding the communist effort.
Claude Pepper says that he was one of the authors of the GI Bill of Rights passed years ago.
web.uflib.ufl.edu /spec/sound/ufaudio12.htm   (474 words)

 Former Senator Claude D. Pepper to be Honored on New Postage Stamp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The honorable Claude Pepper, a Democrat from Florida, served in both the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives.
At 88, Pepper was the oldest sitting member of Congress when he died on May 30, 1989, in Washington, D.C. On May 25, 1989, five days before the Senator's death, President George J. Bush presented him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civil award of the U.S. Government.
Pepper was born near Dudleyville, Ala., on Sept. 8, 1900.
www.psestamp.com /articles/article2636.chtml   (461 words)

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Senator Claude Pepper (1900-1989) was one of the most prolific and dynamic orators of the 20th century.
In 1937 when Pepper first entered national politics as a freshman Senator, he was the third youngest elected member in that legislative body to serve at that time.
Each year the Claude Pepper Foundation and the Claude Pepper Library and Museum work in collaboration with the FSU Forensics Department in the College of Communication to present an annual oratory competition designed to encourage promising students with the opportunity to practice their debate and rhetorical skills.
www.claudepeppercenter.fsu.edu /oratory/pepperoratorycompetition.html   (836 words)

 Claude Pepper [rec.humor.funny]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The recent passing of U.S. Congressman Claude Pepper brings to mind a story that has circulated in political circles for years.
Pepper, locked in a bitter race to retain his U.S Senate seat, faced a worthy opponent in then-Congressman George Smathers.
Pepper lost the race, but went on a few years later to distinguished service in the House.
www.netfunny.com /rhf/jokes/old89/pepper.851.html   (192 words)

 Search Results for "Claude ..."
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bartleby.com /cgi-bin/texis/webinator/sitesearch?db=db&query=Claude+...   (213 words)

 H-Net Review: Gordon E. Harvey on Claude Pepper and Ed Ball: Politics, Purpose, and Power
Pepper's rural Alabama populist roots and his experience with the harshness of single-crop agriculture led him to become an avid supporter of the Great Depression recovery programs of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Claude Pepper and Ed Ball serve as a microcosm of the larger national debate over the course of the nation from the 1920s to the 1970s.
Writing the story of Ed Ball and Claude Pepper through the lense of twentieth-century US history, Danese shows us how one southern state could affect, and be affected by, the larger course of national political, economic, and social development.
www.h-net.org /reviews/showrev.cgi?path=16231999011083   (1482 words)

 Claude Denson Pepper, 1900-1989   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the election of 1950, Senator Pepper was defeated by George Smathers of Jacksonville in a bitter campaign during the Democratic primary.
In the House, Pepper cast off his previously conservative political image and became a national champion of civil rights and of the federal responsibility to the elderly in our population.
Claude Pepper served in the U.S. Congress more than 26 years.
www.firn.edu /webfiles/others/civiced/games/faces/pepper.html   (273 words)

 U.S. Newswire : Release : Social Security Deficit is 'Myth'; Former Claude Pepper Chief Of Staff Bob Weiner Says 'We ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Bob Weiner, the former Chief of Staff of the House Aging Committee under Claude Pepper, asserts that the Social Security deficit -- one of the major issues in the current presidential campaign, raised by both parties and newspapers across the country -- is a "myth".
Pepper demanded and got a meeting of Kreps with himself and House Social Security Chairman James Burke (D-MA).
Claude Pepper (Fla.), 1975-1980, and advisor to Pepper until Pepper's death in 1989.
releases.usnewswire.com /printing.asp?id=22818   (674 words)

 Floridian: Not the Claude Pepper we remember
Pepper's career as a Florida senator and congressman spanned six decades and seven presidents, from his friend FDR to the first George Bush.
Because he had never met Pepper, Summers had to work from photographs -- primarily one taken in 1988, a year before he died, according to the Postal Service.
Besides Pepper and Audie Murphy, other new stampees include Gen. Omar Bradley, author Thomas Wolfe, astronomer Edwin Hubble, World War I hero Alvin York, former HUD secretary Patricia Harris and cartoon combatants Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner.
www.sptimes.com /News/102699/Floridian/Not_the_Claude_Pepper.shtml   (723 words)

 Floridian: Claude Pepper stamp is redrawn
More than a decade after his death, Claude Pepper is looking more like his old self again.
Above all, Pepper was a champion of the elderly.
After Frank Pepper's entreaties, the postal service asked Summers to have another go at it, using a photograph taken in 1984, four years before Claude Pepper's death.
www.sptimes.com /News/060400/Floridian/Claude_Pepper_stamp_i.shtml   (479 words)

 U.S. Newswire : Releases : "Social Security Poll by Claude Pepper Foundation..."   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A significant new poll on American and Florida attitudes on social security solvency and benefits, commissioned by the Claude Pepper Foundation, will be released on Thursday, Oct. 14, with a briefing and reaction by experts.
Thomas Spulak, Chair of the Pepper Foundation, who will emcee the event, explained, "What the general public, from the perspectives of the nation and Florida, thinks about this country's public retirement program for the elderly, disabled, and dependents will be discussed from bi-partisan viewpoints.
The Claude Pepper Foundation was founded in 1986 to further the objectives of Senator Pepper as evidenced by the causes he championed throughout his political career.
releases.usnewswire.com /GetRelease.asp?id=37202   (443 words)

 Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center
In September 1989, the University of Michigan established the nation's first Claude D. Pepper Geriatrics Center (U-M Pepper Center) The overall goals of the U-M Pepper Center are to advance research on health care problems of the elderly and to train future academic leaders in Geriatrics.
Drawing on the large base of research currently underway in the fields of geriatrics and gerontology at the University of Michigan, the U-M Pepper Center fosters collaborative multidisciplinary research to integrate basic science, clinical science, and health services research relevant to the health care problems of older adults.
The Director of the Geriatrics Center and Program Director of the U-M Pepper Center is Jeffrey B. Halter, M.D., Professor of Internal Medicine and Research Professor in the Institute of Gerontology.
www.med.umich.edu /geriatrics/research/ClaudePepper   (286 words)

 Claude Denson PEPPER
Clark, James C. “Claude Pepper and the Seeds of His 1950 Defeat, 1944-1948.” Florida Historical Quarterly 74 (Summer 1995): 1-22.
Paterson, Thomas G. “The Dissent of Senator Claude Pepper.” In Cold War Critics: Alternatives to American Foreign Policy in the Truman Years, edited by Thomas G. Paterson, pp.
Stoesen, Alexander R. “Claude Pepper and the Florida Canal Controversy, 1939-1943.” Florida Historical Quarterly 50 (January 1972): 235-51.
www.infoplease.com /biography/us/congress/pepper-claude-denson.html   (312 words)

 claude d. pepper center at yale
The mission of the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center at Yale is to develop and test multi-disciplinary interventions aimed at maintaining and/or improving the functional ability of older persons.
Yale Pepper Center activities focus on geriatric health conditions common among older persons that result from the accumulated efforts of multiple diseases, impairments, and or prolonged social, physical, and environmental factors.
The Yale Pepper Center is made possible by a grant from the National Institute on Aging
pepper.med.yale.edu   (120 words)

 RFA-AG-06-001: Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers (OAICs)
The Claude D. Pepper Older American Independence Centers (OAIC) program was established in honor of the late Representative to establish “centers of excellence” in geriatrics research and training.
Although an area of focus may not be appropriate as a PRINCIPAL focus for a Pepper Center, such health practices or behavioral effects and outcomes may be included in research projects when primary focus of the project meets the criteria for appropriateness described above.
The periods of career award and LRP award may overlap providing the LRP recipient with the required commitment of time and effort, as LRP awardees must commit at least 50% of their time (at least 20 hours per week based on a 40 hour week) for two years to the research.
grants.nih.gov /grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-06-001.html   (13101 words)

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The Claude Pepper Library provides online access to portions of the congressional papers of the late U.S. Senator Claude Pepper through the the Pepper Online Archival Retrieval and Information System (POLARIS).
This system allows researchers to search and browse the full text of selected documents from the Senate Speeches of Claude Pepper.
POLARIS provides patrons with the ability to retrieve, view, and print the full text and page images for digitized documents and the descriptive keywords used to index those documents that are not available in digital form.
pepper.cpb.fsu.edu /polaris/speech.htm   (185 words)

 Claude Pepper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
When so many patriotic members of the Congress resigned their seats to enter the armed forces, Pepper remained securely behind his desi in the Senate chamber.
History will remember him as the man who bankrupted the country trying to resurrect the discredited schemes of the New Deal, pretending that they ever worked, and denying the truth that the Roosevelt Depression was ended by the outbreak of World War II instead of social welfare giveaways.
Promote Pepper's career if you must, but please don't do it in company with the memories of those who fought for the defense of this nation and who desperately need the equipment and funds he denies them to defend it.
home.earthlink.net /~stanzegel/webdocs/letters/pepper.htm   (264 words)

 Pepper Institute on Aging & Public Policy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Bio: Jill B. Quadagno is Professor of Sociology at Florida State University where she holds the Mildred and Claude Pepper Eminent Scholar Chair in Social Gerontology.
She has been a recipient of a Postdoctoral Fellowship from the National Science Foundation, a National Science Foundation Visiting Professorship for Women, the Distinguished Scholar Award of the ASA Section on Aging, a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, and an American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship.
Principal research and teaching interests are health policy and home care, especially its cost-effectiveness and the potential of using incentive payment methods to improve it.
www.pepperinstitute.org /faculty.html   (887 words)

 Pepper Center
Although the mechanisms and degree by which these chronic diseases decrease mobility, functionality and quality of life (QOL) may differ, the clinical implications are similar: decreased independence, increased morbidity, high healthcare utilization and costs, and high mortality rate.
The UMB Pepper Center provides cohesiveness for the conduct of mechanistic research, mentored training of junior faculty and the dissemination of information through collaborations with Johns Hopkins, The National Institute of Neurologic Diseases and Stroke (NINDS), University of Maryland Medical System and Kernan Rehabilitation Center.
There is substantial synergism in the strategies that are used and resources that can be effectively leveraged in the UMB-OAIC Cores to study the mechanisms by which exercise rehabilitation affects functionality or functional independence in older Americans disabled by chronic disease.
gerontology.umaryland.edu /pepper.html   (481 words)

 Pepper Institute on Aging & Public Policy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy serves as coordinator and facilitator for the multidisciplinary work in aging issues at Florida State University.
The resources of the Institute are used to support individual or collaborative research projects as well as graduate training and other educational initiatives campus wide.
The Academy at FSU encourages elders to return to campus to continue to learn, while participating in research projects and intergenerational education at Florida State University.
www.pepperinstitute.org   (166 words)

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