William Langer



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This letter dated October 16, 1957, from United States (US) Senator William Langer to US Representative Usher Burdick, inquires whether Burdick has been invited to a hearing in Devils Lake, North Dakota with members of the United States House Subcommittee on Irrigation and Reclamation regarding the proposed Garrison Diversion project. Langer asserts he has not been invited. A handwritten annotation sends his regards to Burdick. Langer's letter includes a newspaper clipping that talks about the upcoming hearing. A handwritten note attached to Langer's letter reads "Call his office tell Irene Usher wasn't invited either."

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Garrison Dam, Garrison Diversion, Garrison Reservoir, Devils Lake, Missouri-Souris Project

Organizations Referenced

US House Subcommittee on Irrigation and Reclamation

People Referenced

Usher Burdick, Irene, Lee Metcalf, J. Edgar Chenowith, Wayne Aspinall, E. Y. Berry, A. L. Miller, Fred J. Fredrickson, William Langer

Letter from Senator Langer to Representative Burdick Regarding Devils Lake Hearing, October 16, 1957