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    Senate Session, Part 3

    The Senate resumed debating amendments to H.J. Res 395, the Continuing Resolution for FY 88. This is an incomplete program.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of the budget reconciliation bill.

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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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    Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting

    Speaker of the House James Wright addressed a crowd at the U.S. Capitol gathered for the lighting of the Capitol Christmas Tree. After his brief speech Representative Wright lit the…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate began consideration of S. 9, the Omnibus Veterans' Benefits and Services Act of 1987, which would provide a cost of living adjustment for disability recipients and provide…

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    Federal Advisory Committees Oversight Hearing

    The Senate Governmental Affairs committee held a hearing on the activities of the Presidential Commission on the HIV epidemic and other advisory committees. The hearings were intended to…

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    Defense Authorization Conference Report

    Senators spoke about the conference report for H.R. 1748, the the Department of Defense Authorization Act for fiscal years 1988 and 1989.

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    Senate Session

    CR, pp. S16469-S16601. The Senate agreed to the conference report on H.R. 1748, to authorize funds for fiscal year 1988 for military activities of the Department of Defense, and for defense…

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    Defense Authorization Debate

    Senators debated the Fiscal Year 198 & 1989 Defense Department appropriations bill.

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    NATO Defense

    The Senate Armed Services subcommittee on Conventional Forces and Alliance Defense ended hearings on the inadequacies of the NATO conventional forces in comparison to those of the Warsaw…

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    Intelligence Activities

    The Senate Select Intelligence committee heard testimony from Senators Specter, Glenn, Fowler, and Cohen on the issue of Congressional oversight of intelligence activities. As part of the…

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    Stinger Missiles in Europe

    Senators Pete Wilson of California (R) and John Glenn of Ohio (D) talked about defense inventory management. Specifically they talked about Stinger Anti-Aircraft missiles in Europe that…

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    Attack in Persian Gulf

    In the first half of the program, Senators responded to that attack in the Persian Gulf and answered the questions of the press. In the second half of the program, Congressmen discussed the…

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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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    Defense Department Morale

    The subcommittee conducted a hearing to review Morale, Welfare and Recreation programs for the military and employees at the Department of Defense.

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    Commerce Secretary Confirmation Hearing

    The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee held the confirmation hearing of William Verity for Secretary of Commerce.

  • James Webb Nomination

    James Webb testified about his nomination to be Secretary of the Navy.

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    Congressional Reaction to Tower Commision Report

    Members of the House and Senate made statements and responded to questions about the Tower Commission Report on the Iran-Contra Affair on the day it was released. This is a selection of…