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    Book Discussion on Banking on Baghdad: Iraq's 7,000-Year History

    Mr. Black talked about his book Banking on Baghdad: Inside Iraq’s 7,000-Year History of War, Profit, and Conflict, published by John Wiley and Sons. He described Iraq from…

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    Methamphetamine Trafficking

    A panel of federal officials testified about the production, distribution and use of methamphetamine and law enforcement efforts to curb its illegal trade. Then a panel of Kansas and…

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    Influenza Vaccine Shortage

    Witnesses testified about the shortage of flu vaccine in the U.S. The heads of federal medical agencies explained the loss of 42 million doses of the vaccine from a British pharmaceuticals…

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    Influenza Vaccine Shortage

    Health officials testified before the committee about the availability of influenza vaccines. They discussed the recent announcement that a British vaccine manufacturer, Chiron, will…

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    Oil for Food Program

    Witnesses testified before the committee about allegations of corruption in the United Nations Oil-for-Food Program. The program allowed Iraq to exchange oil for humanitarian…

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    Intelligence Services Reorganization

    Committee members discussed proposals to reform and reorganize the U.S. intelligence community in response to the findings of the September 11th Commission.

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    Combating Obesity

    Witnesses testified before the committee about the problem of obesity, its causes, implications for health, and related costs. They addressed the relation between federal policies and…

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    First Response Coordination

    Witnesses testified about efforts to improve the compatibility of communications equipment used by first responders. They spoke about past difficulties caused by a lack of…

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    September 11 Commission Report

    Rep. Shays began the hearing by offering an historical overview of overclassification, and outlined ways that in a post-Cold War era overclassification can decrease security. br/…

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    September 11 Commission Report

    Witnesses testified about the final report of the September 11 Commission on terrorist attacks in the U.S. and proposals to reorganize government agencies to better respond to terrorist…

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    September 11 Commission Report

    Witnesses testified about recommendations made in the final report of the September 11 Commission. Among the topics they addressed were intelligence gathering and sharing, a proposal…

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    September 11 Report Open Phones

    Phone lines were open on for viewer comments on the recommendations issued by the September 11th Commission.

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    Mad Cow Disease Detection

    Witnesses testified regarding an expanded surveillance program for determining the extent to which Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, more commonly known as mad cow disease, might be present…

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    Iraqi Perceptions of U.S. Actions

    Witnesses testified about Iraqi perceptions of U.S. actions in Iraq. Among the topics they addressed were the invasion and occupation operations, the state of security in the region,…

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    Government's Role in Combating Obesity

    In a hearing entitled "The Supersizing of America: The Federal Government’s Role in Combating Obesity and Promoting Healthy Living", witnesses testified regarding obesity in the…

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    Sarin Exposure and Gulf War Illnesses

    Witnesses testified regarding Gulf War illnesses and syndromes. Among the topics addressed were the possible causes of these maladies, ongoing research, treatment and care for…

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    Cancer Clinical Trial Participation

    Witnesses testified regarding cancer treatment and clinical trials. Among the issues addressed were cancer prevention, clinical research, recent progress in the fight against cancer,…

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    Role of the National Guard

    Witnesses testified regarding the role of the National Guard. Among the topics addressed were proposed changes to federal regulations and the evolving responsibilities of the National…

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    Federal Continuity of Operations

    Witnesses testified about government operations following a terrorist attack or catastrophic disaster. Among the issues they addressed were communications between agencies,…

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    Drug Treatment Programs

    Federal drug program officials talked about the effectiveness of treatment programs. The Substance Abuse Administration’s funding is up for renewal this year. Officials of…

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