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  • 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…

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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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    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.

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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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    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…

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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…

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    Veterans' Administration to Cabinet Rank

    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…

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    Gore Announcement

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

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    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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    Presidential Transitions

    The Senate Governmental Affairs Committee heard testimony to review the implementation of the Presidential Transitions Act of 1963 and current federal election regulations..

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  • Insider Information

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

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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.

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    Stock Market Developments

    Following members' statements, Chairman David Ruder testified on the recent stock market crash. Note: There is a short break during the program.

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  • Senatorial News Conferenece

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