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    Friendship 7 Mercury Space Flight

    On February 20, 1962, John Glenn became the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth. He orbited the earth three times in a spacecraft named Friendship 7. The flight lasted just…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed S. 3049, to amend the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act. The Senate passed H.R. 29, to amend the Clayton Act regarding interlocking…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed H.R. 4521, to establish a hydrogen research and development program. The Senate passed S. 2385, establishing the National Forest Foundation. The Senate passed…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed S. 2830, the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990, to regulate agriculture. The Senate passed H.R. 4872, to establish the National Advisory Council…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed H.R. 5835, to provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 4 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for the fiscal year 1991. The Senate passed H.R. 1602, to amend…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed S. 1507, to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1992 and 1993 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed H.R. 5019, making appropriations for energy and water development for FY91. The Senate passed S. 2952, to amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act. The Senate…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

    S 3224: A bill to designate the Quentin N. Burdick United States Courthouse. HR 5334: A bill to amend and extend certain laws relating to housing and community development. SR…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed S. 2884, making appropriations for the Department of Defense for FY91 after adopting the Bingaman and Warner amendments and rejecting the Bumpers and Kerry…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of S. 2884, for appropriations for the Department of Defense and the Department of Energy for 1991.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of S. 1630, to amend the Clean Air Act. The Byrd amendment was defeated.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of S. 2830, to regulate agriculture. A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for consideration of amendments, as well as a further…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed S. 1554, to provide emergency unemployment compensation. The Senate continued consideration of S. 1507, to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1992 and 1993 for…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed H.R. 2608, to make appropriations for the Departments of Commerce, Justice and State, and for the judiciary. The Senate agreed to S.Res. 164, to commend William…

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    Senate Session

    HCR 343: A resolution to provide for an adjournments and recesses of the House and Senate. SR 324: A resolution to express the sense of the Senate that the president of the United…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate agreed to S. Res. 76, to encourage the president of the United States to confer with the sovereign state of Kuwait, countries of the coalition, or the United Nations to…

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    Senate Session

    HR 5087: A bill with respect to veterans' education assistance. HR 2194: A bill to amend the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 to authorize appropriations. S…

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    Senate Session

    Senator Wofford of Pennsylvania took the oath of office in the place of deceased Senator John Heinz. The Senate passed the Consumer Protection Against Price-Fixing Act and Dire…

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