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  • emThe White House Looks Southem
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    The White House Looks South

    Professor Leuchtenburg talked about his book The White House Looks South: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Lyndon B. Johnson, published by Louisiana State University Press. He talked…

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  • Space Shuttle Program
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    Space Shuttle Program

    NASA officials spoke to reporters about the status of space shuttle programs and the planned launch of Space Shuttle Discovery in July. The mission, designated STS-121, would continue evaluating…

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  • State Department Daily Briefing
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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Mr. Ereli spoke to reporters about assistance from the international community in response to the disaster of Hurricane Katrina. Following his brief remarks, he responded to questions and…

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  • Cable Industry Competition
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    Cable Industry Competition

    Witnesses testified about the state of competition in the cable television industry. Among the topics they addressed were the price of cable service, expanding types of service provided,…

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  • Terrorism Task Force Report
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    Terrorism Task Force Report

    The subcommittee and witnesses talked about homeland security.

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  • Cable Competition
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    Cable Competition

    Witnesses testified about the proposed merger between ATT Broadband and Comcast Cable. Among the topics they addressed were the state of competition in the cable industry, consumer…

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  • Computer and Online Security
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    Computer and Online Security

    Richard Clarke testified about terrorist threats to the nation’s computer infrastructure and the potential impact of cyber-terrorism.

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  • Identity Theft
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    Identity Theft

    Witnesses testified about the effectiveness and implementation of laws protecting the public from the theft of personal information, such as a Social Security number, credit card number or…

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  • INS Restructuring
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    INS Restructuring

    Senators heard testimony about reforming the Immigration and Naturalization Service.

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  • Telecommunications Industry Consolidations
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    Telecommunications Industry Consolidations

    Panelists discussed the effects of consolidation on competition within the telecommunications industry. Of specific concern was a proposed merger between Bell Atlantic and GTE. Among the…

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  • International Aviation Alliances
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    International Aviation Alliances

    Subcommittee members heard testimony about the impact of international alliances on the U.S. aviation industry, particularly the proposed American-British Airways merger. Klein testified…

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  • Telecommunications Act and Long Distance 2
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    Telecommunications Act and Long Distance 2

    Subcommittee members heard testimony from telephone industry representatives the implementation of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. They testified specifically about the problems with the…

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  • Naturalization Practices
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    Naturalization Practices

    Subcommittee members heard testimony concerning alleged problems, discrepancies and irregularities in how many legal immigrants are naturalized. They focused on areas such as how they are…

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  • Tax Limitation Amendment Part 2
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    Tax Limitation Amendment Part 2

    Committee members heard testimony on S.J. Res. 8, a proposed amendment to the Constitution to prohibit retroactive increases in taxes. The amendment would require a “super majority”…

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  • Tax Limitation Amendment Part 1
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    Tax Limitation Amendment Part 1

    Committee members heard testimony on S.J. Res 8, a proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution which would require a “super majority” two-thirds vote in Congress to pass legislation that…

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  • Telecommunication Regulation
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    Telecommunication Regulation

    Committee members heard testimony about competition and consumer concerns in the communications industry that have resulted from the passage of regulation legislation last year.

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  • Balanced Budget Amendment
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    Balanced Budget Amendment

    Witnesses testified on a proposed constitutional amendment to balance the federal budget. Senator Paul Simon, who chaired this hearing, is the chief sponsor of the balanced budget proposal. Mr.…

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  • Judiciary and Taxation
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    Judiciary and Taxation

    The subcommittee examined legislation that would prevent courts from imposing or raising taxes. The hearing followed a 1990 Supreme Court decision upholding a property tax increase imposed…

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  • Status of Chinese Students in America Part 2
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    Status of Chinese Students in America, Part 2

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  • Handgun Waiting Period Part 1
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    Handgun Waiting Period, Part 1

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