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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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    Alaskan Oil Spill

    Committee held hearings to review the environmental and maritime implications of the Exxon Valdez oil spill.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate consented to the nomination of William Bennett, of North Carolina, as Director of National Drug Control Policy. The Senate refused consent to the nomination of John G.…

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    Life and Career of John Danforth

    Senator Danforth (R-MO) was interviewed and talked about the atmosphere of the Senate and his early interest in politics. Senator Danforth attended Yale Law and Divinity Schools at the…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate consented to three Bush cabinet nominations: Carla Hills, United States Trade Representative; Robert Mosbacher, Secretary of Commerce; Samuel Skinner, Secretary of Transportation.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate began consideration of a motion to proceed to consideration of H.R. 1231, to direct the President to establish an emergency board to investigate and report regarding the dispute…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed H.J.Res. 407, making continuing appropriations for FY90. The Senate passed H.R. 2916, making appropriations for the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and…

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    U.S.-U.S.S.R. Relations

    Secretary Baker gives testimony before the committee concerning relations between the U.S. and the Soviet Union, touching on a recent coup attempt in Panama. Mr. Baker gives a…

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    U.S. Trade Rep. Confirmation Hearing

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed S. 83, the Uranium Enrichment Act of 1989, which would create a government run corporation in an effort to reclaim lost market shares in the world uranium…

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    Capital Gains Tax

    Committee resumed hearings on revenue increases as contained in the President’s proposed budget for fiscal year 1990, focusing on the proposal to reduce rate of tax on long term…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of the nomination of John G. Tower, of Texas, as Secretary of Defense. The Chair submitted to the Senate for printing in the Senate Journal and the…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of H.R. 3015, making appropriations for the Department of Transportation and related agencies for FY90.

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    Ten Years of Televising Congress

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    Immigration Commissioner, Part 1

    The nominee Mr. McNary was introduced by Senators Danforth and Bond and Representative Gephardt.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate agreed to S. Res. 142, condemning the brutal use of force by authorities of the People’s Republic of China against unarmed advocates of democracy and human rights in…

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