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  • Robert Borks America

    Robert Bork's America

    Senator Edward Kennedy (D-MA) spoke in opposition to Judge Robert Bork’s nomination saying that “Robert Bork’s America is a land in which women would be forced into back-alley abortions, blacks…

  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    By 42 yeas to 58 nays, the Senate rejected the nomination of Robert H. Bork, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

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  • Communist Defectors
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    Communist Defectors

    The subcommittee heard testimony on government handling of Soviet and communist bloc defectors, focusing on the information these defectors possess and how our society could better utilize…

  • Restructuring of the Financial Industry
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    Restructuring of the Financial Industry

    The committee held hearings on S. 1886 which was a bill that would provide for reform of the financial services regulations, and S. 1891 which would establish a Financial Services Oversight…

  • Greenspan Confirmation Hearing
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    Greenspan Confirmation Hearing

    The Senate committee held the confirmation hearing for Alan Greenspan for the position of Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.

  • Veterans Administration to Cabinet Rank
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    Veterans' Administration to Cabinet Rank

    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…

  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    CR, pp. S15379-S15533. The Senate passed H.R. 2890, to appropriate funds for the Department of Transportation for fiscal year 1988.

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  • Gore Announcement
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    Gore Announcement

    Senator Albert Gore, Jr announced his campaign to be the President of the United States.

  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    Following a vignette about the 100th Session of the Senate, Senators conducted Morning Business. After a recess, Senators spoke on the Bork nomination and spending bills. Note: This is an…

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    Consideration of S. 1127 was resumed, to provide for Medicare catastrophic illness coverage. Also, consideration of the military construction bill to allocate funds for the Department of…

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  • Presidential Transitions
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    Presidential Transitions

    The committee heard testimony to review the implementation of the Presidential Transitions Act of 1963 and current federal election regulations.

  • Current Banking Issues
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    Current Banking Issues

    Witnesses testified on the solvency of banks and other financial services institutions. Note: This is an incomplete program.

  • Insider Information

    Insider Information

    Witnesses testified about prosecuting insider trading cases and possible changes to the current laws.

  • Senatorial News Conferenece

    Senatorial News Conferenece