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    Nuclear Terrorism at Ports and Borders

    Witnesses testified about the threat of nuclear terrorism at U.S. ports and borders. Among the topics they addressed were radiation control efforts by port authorities and border…

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    Telecommunications Accounting Scams, Day 2

    Witnesses testified about financial mismanagement and accounting practices at two failed telecommunications companies. The first panel featured two employees who had lost their…

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    Telecommunications Accounting Scams

    Witnesses testified about questionable business practices at Global Crossing and Qwest Communications. Among the issues they addressed were the degree to which investors were misled by…

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    Iraqi Weapons Program

    Witnesses testified about Iraq’s weapons capabilities, weapons development programs, and the potential for nuclear weapons development. Among the issues they addressed were means…

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    U.S. Policy Toward Iraq

    Secretary Rumsfeld and General Myers testified about possible military action against Iraq, outlined Iraq’s threat to the Middle East, and past Iraqi violations of United Nations…

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    America's Blood Supply

    Witnesses testified about the state of the U.S. blood supply, blood donations, and the destruction of blood units after over-donation in response to September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

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    Iraqi Weapons of Mass Destruction

    Former weapons inspectors testified about Iraq’s weapons capabilities, weapons inspection from 1991 to 1998, and the prospect for future weapons inspections and potential threats from…

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    Imclone Inquiry

    Members spoke to reporters about investigations into insider trading and business scandals involving Imclone. They said they would not subpoena entertainer Martha Stewart, but would…

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    ImClone Systems

    Witnesses testified about business practices and conduct by executives of ImClone Systems in the wake of plummeting stock prices. The hearings occurred the day after former ImClone CEO…

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    Terrorism and the Middle East

    Witnesses testified about the support that Middle East countries are or are not giving to the U.S. in the war on terrorism.

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    Enron Bankruptcy

    Ms. Watkins testified as part of the Enron bankruptcy investigation. She answered questions about a memo she wrote to former Enron executive officer Kenneth Lay in August 2001,…

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    Enron Bankruptcy

    Witnesses testified about business practices at Enron, allegations of misleading accounting practices by company officials and auditors, and the eventual financial collapse of the…

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    Enron Financial Collapse

    Former Enron attorneys testify about legal advice they gave to the corporation, bookkeeping practices, and other matters relating to Enron finances.

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    National Defense Budget

    Defense Department officials testified about military operations in Afghanistan, the force posture of the U.S. Central Command, and budget issues.

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    Defense Department Budget

    Secretary Rumsfeld and General Myers testified about proposed increases in defense spending, defense modernization, and military operations against terrorist organizations.

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    Charitable Contributions to Relief Efforts

    Witnesses testified about charities and how they used money collected in response to the September 11 terrorist attacks, including whether the money will be used directly to help victims…

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    Bioterrorism Preparedness

    Healthcare and emergency management experts testified about U.S. ability to respond to biological attacks by terrorists.

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    Defense Department Budget

    Defense Department officials testified about the fiscal year 2002 National Defense Authorization budget request.

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    Vieques Island Military Training

    Defense Department officials testified about the Navy’s decision to stop military exercises on the Puerto Rican island of Vieques.

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    Ford and Firestone Product Recall

    Industry leaders and officials spoke about the recall of Firestone tires following a series of accidents involving the Ford Explorer. In often heated exchanges with committee members,…

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