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    Bork Nomination Day 1, Part 1

    The committee begins hearings on the nomination of Judge Robert Bork to be associate justice of the Supreme Court. Former President Ford, Senators Dole and Danforth, and Congressman…

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    Rock Lyrics Record Labeling

    The committee heard testimony on the objectionable content of some rock music lyrics. Opponents of these lyrics want legislation requiring labels on rock music products.

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    Relationship Between Religion and Politics

    Author George Will talked about the history of the relationship between religion and American politics. Mr. Will addressed students and faculty at the John Danforth Center on…

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    Cable Telecommunications Act, Day 1 Part 1

    Senator Inouye talked about the history of governmental regulation of cable and the telecommunication industry. Senators Ford and Gore also offered opening remarks. The panel was…

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    Cable Telecommunications Act, Day 2 Part 1

    Senators Gore and McCain gave short comments. They gave their opinions on the proceedings.

    Mr. Sikes said that cable markets are not open markets due to the 1984 Cable…

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    Senate Session

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    President Reagan's 83rd Birthday Celebration

    During a birthday celebration for former President Reagan, former Prime Minister Thatcher, former Senator Baker, Senator Dole, and others spoke about the accomplishments of the Reagan…

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    Senate Session

    HCR 376: A resolution to provide for the preparation of official duplicates of certain legislative papers. HJR 560: A resolution to waive certain enrollment requirements with respect…

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    President Ronald Reagan's Birthday Centennial Celebration

    A celebration was held on the centennial of the birth of President Ronald Reagan on February 6, 1911. The event at the presidential library in Simi Valley, California, included presentation…

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    Thomas Confirmation Hearing Day 1, Part 2

    Senators Nunn and Fowler of Georgia, Warner and Robb of Virginia, and Bond and Danforth of Missouri presented Judge Thomas to the Judiciary Committee. Judge Thomas made an opening…

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    Katharine Graham Funeral Service

    Dignitaries, family members and mourners gathered at the National Cathedral to reflect on the life and career of Katharine Graham.

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    Thomas Confirmation Hearing Day 1, Part 1

    Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee made opening statements on the first day of Judge Clarence Thomas' confirmation hearing. Senator Danforth of Missouri and Senator Moynihan of…

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    President Reagan's 83rd Birthday Celebration

    Following dinner, Senator Dole spoke about President Reagan’s accomplishments during his eight years as president. Following his remarks and those of former Senator Baker,…

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    Senate Session

    By 52 yeas to 48 nays, the Senate confirmed the nomination of Clarence Thomas of Georgia as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

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    Senator John Heinz Memorial Service

    A memorial service was held for Senator John Heinz who was killed April 5 outside Philadelphia in the crash of a small plane. Senator Heinz had been a member of the House for five…

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    Republican National Convention Address

    Vice President Quayle accepted his party’s nomination for vice president on the final night of the 1992 Republican National Convention. Vice President Quayle spoke to the…

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    Bork Vote

    The Senate voted against confirming the nomination of Judge Bork.

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    Thomas Second Hearing Day 3, Part 6

    The committee heard testimony from former government employees supporting U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Clarence Thomas in his reopened Supreme Court confirmation hearings. The former…

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    Most Favored Nation Trade Status for China

    The Senate began consideration of S. 1367, the granting of most-favored-nation trading status to China. In 1979, China was first granted this status, which must be renewed annually by…

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    Senate Session

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