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    Aid to Central America

    The subcommittee heard testimony on the implementation of a previously passed humanitarian assistance package for Central America. This video includes the original advertisements that…

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    House Session

    CR, pp. H3651-H3722. The House passed H.R. 4387,to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1989 for intelligence-related activities of the U.S. government. The House also agreed…

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    House Session

    CR, pp. H3505-3594. By a vote of 308 to 113 the House voted to override the president’s veto of H.R. 3, the Omnibus Trade Bill, to enhance the competitiveness of American…

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    House Session

    CR, pp. H3187-3170. By a vote of 267 to 112 the House passed H.R. 4471, which links the complex foreign aid bill H.R. 3100, to the routine authorization of funds for the Overseas…

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    House Session

    CR, pp. H2984-H3031. The House continued consideration of H.R. 2464, the Defense Authorization Bill.

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    House Session

    CR, pp. H1301-H1376. The House agreed to debate H.R. 3932, to amend the Presidential Transition Act of 1963 to provide for a more orderly transfer of executive power. The House…

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    Open Phones: State of the Union Address

    Telephone lines were opened for audience comments. Clips were shown of interviews in Statuary Hall with members of Congress reacting to President Reagan’s State of the Union…

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    Current Issues Facing the Congress and the Nation

    Representative Dick Cheney of Wyoming (R) spoke to the Rubber Manufactures Association talked about some of the issues facing the United States in the coming months and years. Some of…

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    Iran-Contra Minority Report

    Several of the Republican members of the Iran-Contra Select Committees gathered to announce that they were releasing a separate minority report which they believed was less punitive and…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 39 Part 2

    Casper Weinberger testified that he argued strongly against selling arms to Iran and that the decision to do so was based in part on incorrect intelligence indicating Iran was losing their…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 38

    Regan testifies that he was generally aware of the Iran initiative but that he was not aware of diversion of arms sale profits to the contras. He describes President Reagan as being…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 37

    Meese answers questions from committee members on his questioning of North and Poindexter and his report of the diversion scheme to President Reagan. Meese is questioned on his…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 36

    In his opening statement Meese describes his November 1986 investigation, at President Reagan’s request, into the Iran-contra affair. Meese answers questions about questioning…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 35

    In responding to a committee member’s question comparing Iran-contra to Watergate, Sec. Shultz comments that President Reagan’s response has been the opposite of a…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 29

    Poindexter testifies that President Reagan signed a retroactive finding, prepared by the CIA, concerning the sale of arms to Iran. Poindexter also says that he destroyed the finding…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 28 Part 1

    North is questioned further by committee members, including Rep. Boland on the Boland amendment. The committee chairs then direct summary statements to North. Rep. Hamilton…

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