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  • President Johnsons Decision Not to Seek Reelection in 1968
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    President Johnson's Decision Not to Seek Re-election in 1968

    James Jones, President Lyndon Johnson’s appointments secretary from 1965-1969, discussed LBJ’s surprise announcement in a televised address to the nation that he would not run for re-election in 1968. He also told…

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  • Lessons Learned and Ignored from the Vietnam War
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    Lessons Learned and Ignored from the Vietnam War

    Two former members of congress and two Vietnam War veterans discussed the topic, “Vietnam: Lessons Learned and Lessons Ignored.” The National Archives and the U.S. Association of Former…

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  • Congressional Politics
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    Congressional Politics

    Former and current congressmen spoke to university students about the political climate in the 112th Congress and challenges facing legislators.

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  • Federal Debt and the Budget Process
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    Federal Debt and the Budget Process

    A new group called the Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform released a report on the federal debt and looked at ways to change the budget process. The commission includes several former…

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  • Anniversary of Congressional Budget Act
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    Anniversary of Congressional Budget Act

    In a tribute to Senator Domemici, participants discussed passage of the Congressional Budget Act and the efforts over the years to balance the budget. Those who could not attend sent…

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  • The Budget Process
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    The Budget Process

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  • Keynote Address
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    Keynote Address

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  • Western Regional Caucus Forum
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    Western Regional Caucus Forum

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  • Formulating a Budget Reduction Package
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    Formulating a Budget Reduction Package

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  • Candidacy for Demo Natl Chairman
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    Candidacy for Demo. Natl. Chairman

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  • Federal Budget Reform
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    Federal Budget Reform

    The committee discusses improving the federal budget process by establishing biennial budgeting.

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  • Policy Directions for an Aging Society
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    Policy Directions for an Aging Society

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  • Presidents Day
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    President's Day

    Former Representative James Jones talked about the presidency. He answered questions from viewers.

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  • Soviet Union Detention of an American Journalist
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    Soviet Union Detention of an American Journalist

    The House debated a resolution condemning the Soviet Union for the arrest of an American Journalist, Nicholas Daniloff, a correspondent for U.S. New & World Report. The House called for his…

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  • Social Security Trust Fund and The Debt Ceiling
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    Social Security Trust Fund and The Debt Ceiling

    The House debated a bill prohibiting the Social Security trust fund from funding the government in the event of the debt ceiling being breached.

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  • Weapon Sales to Saudi Arabia
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    Weapon Sales to Saudi Arabia

    The House debated a resolution to prohibit the sale of missiles to Saudi Arabia. Note: This is an incomplete program.

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  • Deficit Reduction Debate
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    Deficit Reduction Debate

    The House debated legislation to reduce the federal deficit and extend various tax provisions beyond 1985.

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  • Voting Confusion
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    Voting Confusion

    The House debated a tax reform bill which passed by a voice vote caused by confusion on the House floor where there was support for a recorded vote. The rules of how votes are taken was…

    174 views
  • Debt Ceiling Debate
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    Debt Ceiling Debate

    The House debated raising the statutory limit on the public debt to $2.079 trillion.

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  • HazardousWaste Cleanup Program
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    Hazardous-Waste Cleanup Program

    The House debated the hazardous-waste cleanup program. Amendments that were debated included legislation concerning the public accountability of chemical emissions, that allows individuals…

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