Veterans' Administration to Cabinet Rank

In this hearing, witnesses testified in favor of establishing an executive level Department of Veterans' Affairs. Areas investigated… read more

In this hearing, witnesses testified in favor of establishing an executive level Department of Veterans' Affairs. Areas investigated include the cost of administering a new department and how that added cost will affect programs already in place in the VA. Different organizational strategies are discussed, such as appointing eleven undersecretaries. Tension is felt throughout this hearing because of chairman John Glenn’s concerns over the consequences of elevating the VA. close

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Veterans' Administration to Cabinet Rank

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Program ID:
1069-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 9, 1987
Last Aired:
Dec 12, 1987

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  • Dec 09, 1987 | 10:04am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 12, 1987 | 2:47pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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