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Fred R. Harris: Quiz


Question 1: Harris currently is a professor of political science at the ________ and a resident of Corrales, New Mexico.
Rutgers UniversityUniversity of New MexicoNew Mexico State UniversityUniversity of Utah

Question 2: In 1964 Harris entered the race to serve out the unexpired term of United States Senator ________, who had died in office.
Robert S. KerrHenry BellmonDewey F. BartlettDavid L. Boren

Question 3: Despite being fairly liberal from a generally conservative state, he was elected to a full term in ________.

Question 4: In ________ he was the only Senator to vote against confirmation of Lewis Franklin Powell, Jr. to be Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court[1].

Question 5: He was first elected to the Oklahoma State Senate in ________ and served in it until 1964.

Question 6: In ________ he announced that he would seek the Democratic Presidential nomination in 1976.

Question 7: He made an unsuccessful race for governor of Oklahoma in ________; however, he became better known throughout the state as a consequence of this race.

Question 8: Harris' underfunded campaign soon faltered; along with his inability to raise significant sums of money his support among the party's liberal activist base was split with ________ Representative Morris Udall.

Question 9: (The nomination and eventual November victory went to former governor of Georgia ________, who ran as a moderate.)
Harry S. TrumanLyndon B. JohnsonJohn F. KennedyJimmy Carter

Question 10: Harris forged a bipartisan alliance to pass this, with then President ________, from whom Harris was sharply divided on numerous other issues, notably the Vietnam War.
Ronald ReaganRichard NixonGerald FordGeorge H. W. Bush


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