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  • Walter Fauntroy Oral History Interview
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    Walter Fauntroy Oral History Interview

    The Reverend Walter Fauntroy talked about his life and career. He was the first delegate to Congress from the District of Columbia. This recording is from the Avoice Virtual Library Project…

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  • The Joe Madison Show
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    The Joe Madison Show

    A live simulcast of the Joe Madison’s “The Black Eagle” show was shown. Topics included the Supreme Court ruling that overturned the D.C. gun ban, sex trafficking, and truckers' reaction to…

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  • Muslim American Civil Rights
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    Muslim American Civil Rights

    Rep. Conyers, House Judiciary Committee ranking member, and other civil rights advocates held a citizens' hearing on the status of civil rights and civil liberties after the September 11, 2001…

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  • Shirley Chisholm Memorial Service
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    Shirley Chisholm Memorial Service

    Members paid tribute to the life and career of civil rights activist and first black U.S. representative, Shirley Chisholm. They talked about her impact on policy making, humanitarian…

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  • Recent Events in South Africa
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    Recent Events in South Africa

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  • Opening of the Kennedy Assassination Files
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    Opening of the Kennedy Assassination Files

    Rep. Stokes and Senator Boren announced proposed legislation that would authorize the CIA and FBI to release materials related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. They…

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  • The 1991 Civil Rights Act
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    The 1991 Civil Rights Act

    The National Rainbow Coalition, in coordination with the Citizen Education Fund, held a conference in Washington entitled “Empowerment '92: A Call to Action.” The conference sponsored a forum on…

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  • Hospital Emergency Rooms and the Drug Crisis
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    Hospital Emergency Rooms and the Drug Crisis

    Members heard testimony on the crisis facing hospital emergency rooms as they attempt to cope with increasing numbers of victims of drug abuse. Many hospitals may close in the next few…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House agreed to the conference report for H.R. 5400, reform campaigns. The House agreed to the conference report for H.R. 5257, making appropriations for Labor and Health and Human…

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  • Washington DC Mayoral Debate
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    Washington, DC Mayoral Debate

    Candidates for the mayoral election of the District of Columbia participated in a televised debate on the issues surrounding the upcoming election.

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House agreed to H. Res. 440, in the matter of Representative Barney Frank. The House failed to agree to H. Res. 442, on the expulsion of Representative Barney Frank. The Gingrich (R-GA)…

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  • District of Columbia Shadow Senator
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    District of Columbia Shadow Senator

    Jesse Jackson announced that he would be a candidate for “shadow” senator for the District of Columbia. That means if the district was granted statehood and if Rev. Jackson won a scheduled fall…

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  • Commercial Credit Situation
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    Commercial Credit Situation

    The committee met to investigate reports of a credit crunch. The Federal Reserve has concluded that commercial, industrial and real estate credit to small and medium-sized businesses has…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House agreed to suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment to H.R. 1048, to provide for the acquisition and publication of data about crimes that manifest prejudice based on…

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  • South Africa Sanctions
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    South Africa Sanctions

    The committee heard testimony from the State Department, TransAfrica, and investment banks concerning legislation that would prohibit U.S. depository institutions from providing certain…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House received a message from the president wherein he transmits two new and four revised deferrals in budget authority affecting international security assistance and programs of the…

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  • Resolution Trust Corporation Part 1
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    Resolution Trust Corporation, Part 1

    The Resolution Trust Corporation (RTC) and the RTC Oversight Board were created by the Financial Institution Recovery, Reform, and Enforcement Act of 1989 for the purpose of selling or…

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  • News Conference
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    News Conference

    Mayor Marion Barry was arrested January 18 on charges of drug possession.

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  • Drug Charges against Mayor Barry
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    Drug Charges against Mayor Barry

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  • Lincoln Savings  Loan Day 5 Part 1
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    Lincoln Savings & Loan, Day 5 Part 1

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