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  • 1991 State of the Union Address
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    1991 State of the Union Address

    President George H.W. Bush delivered his State of the Union Address. President Bush tried to reassure Americans that the U.S. would win the war in the Persian Gulf and overcome domestic economic problems. On the…

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  • General Schwarzkopf Address to Congress
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    General Schwarzkopf Address to Congress

    General Norman Schwarzkopf, commander-in-chief of the U.S. Military Central Command and commander-in-chief of the coalition forces during the Persian Gulf war, addressed members of the…

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  • Congressional Tribute to Schwarzkopf
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    Congressional Tribute to Schwarzkopf

    General Norman Schwarzkopf, Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Military Central Command and Commander-in-Chief of the Coalition Forces during the Persian Gulf war, addressed members of the…

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  • US Domestic Policies
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    U.S. Domestic Policies

    Rep. Foley, speaker of the House of Representatives, spoke during the 75th anniversary conference of the Brookings Institution, a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank on public policy, on the 102nd…

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  • Salute to Persian Gulf Desert Storm Troops
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    Salute to Persian Gulf Desert Storm Troops

    The Armed Forces Relief Trust sponsored this dinner to honor the men and women who served in Operation Desert Storm in the Persian Gulf war. The dinner was held to raise money for…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House introduced 51 public bills, two private bills, and nine resolutions. By a vote of 387 yeas to 23 nays, the House passed H.R. 355, to amend the Reclamation States Drought Assistance Act of…

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  • Bipartisan Congressional Meeting
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    Bipartisan Congressional Meeting

    After taking part in a meeting of congressional leaders of both parties with President Bush, House Speaker Foley and Sen. Warner spoke to reporters outside the White House. President Bush briefed…

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  • US Role in a Changing World
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    U.S. Role in a Changing World

    The panelists talked about how the United States should be involved in the many international government changes that are taking place. The “new world order” was discussed from a military…

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  • Jewish Issues after Persian Gulf War
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    Jewish Issues after Persian Gulf War

    Prime Minister Shamir addressed the conferees via telephone about the peace process in the Middle East. After his remarks, Ambassador Shoval addressed the conferees on the same topic.

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  • A New World Order in the Middle East
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    A New World Order in the Middle East

    Members of Congress talked about post-Gulf war issues related to Israel and the Jewish community. Sen. George Mitchell described a supplemental appropriations bill and its inclusion of aid to Israel.…

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  • Iraq Signals Withdrawal from Kuwait
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    Iraq Signals Withdrawal from Kuwait

    Members of Congress, including Sen. Bob Dole and Rep. Tom Foley, spoke to reporters about recent developments in the Persian Gulf war. Members talked about the Iraqi withdrawal from Kuwait,…

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  • Persian Gulf War Ground Campaign Begins
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    Persian Gulf War: Ground Campaign Begins

    Members of Congress spoke to reporters outside the White House after meeting with President Bush on the situation in the Persian Gulf. Saddam Hussein had delivered a speech to the Iraqi people over Baghdad radio on the previous day…

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  • Ground Campaign in Persian Gulf War
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    Ground Campaign in Persian Gulf War

    Congressional leaders spoke to reporters from the Pentagon after being briefed by Pentagon military advisers on the status of the ground campaign in the Persian Gulf war.

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    Members of U.S. House of Representatives took up consideration of HR-586 bill user suspension of the rules. The measure would require the administration to issue monthly reports to congress…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 153, to make technical amendments to the Veterans' Judicial Review Act, under suspension of the rules. The House passed H. Con. Res. 44, calling upon the people of the…

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  • Comments on Presidential Meeting
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    Comments on Presidential Meeting

    Representative Thomas Foley(D-WA) and Representative John Murtha(D-PA) spoke to reporters after meeting in President Bush to discuss the Persian Gulf war. Rep. Foley said the President did…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House of Representatives completed all debate on a motion to suspend the rules and agree to H. Con. Res. 44, calling upon the people of the United States to display the American flag in…

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  • Issues Facing the 102nd Congress
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    Issues Facing the 102nd Congress

    House Speaker Tom Foley addressed the National Press Club on issues facing the 102nd Congress. He talked about the Persian Gulf War and post-war recovery issues. He also spoke about the…

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  • Four Freedoms Speech
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    Four Freedoms Speech

    President George H.W. Bush, congressional leaders, and academics spoke at a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of President Franklin Roosevelt’s "4 Freedoms Speech". President Roosevelt’s 4 Freedom speech was…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 598, to improve the capability of the Department of Veterans Affairs to recruit and retain physicians and dentists through increases in special pay authorities, and to…

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