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Clair Engle was a Democratic member of the California Senate elected in 1936, and a member of the United States House of Representatives, from California's 2nd district, from 1943-1959. He worked to expand the California Central Valley Project and served on several committees while Congressman and Senator. Engle authored or co-authored 104 bills that were signed into law. This audio recording may be a speech or statement related to conservation efforts. It was recorded 5 months before he underwent surgery to remove a fatal brain tumor.
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