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Adoption in the United States

Description: This report discusses adoption in the U.S. and includes statistics, information on adoption related legislation, and articles on challenges and current topics of discussion related to adoption.
Date: August 1, 1972
Creator: Yavis, Jean
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971 (P. L. 92-203): History and Analysis

Description: This report discusses the history of Alaskan indigenous peoples claims to their traditional lands under Russian and U.S. administration and the Alaska Native Claim Settlement Act of 1971 which gave formal land rights to the Alaskan indigenous peoples for their traditional lands.
Date: May 22, 1972
Creator: Jones, Richard S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Amnesty: A Brief Historical Overview

Description: This report discusses the concept of amnesty and provides a brief historical survey of the issuance of amnesties in the United States and the social conditions that brought them about and the after effects of their use.
Date: February 28, 1972
Creator: Etridge, John C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A Comparison of the Basic Provisions of the Nixon Administration General Revenue Sharing Bill (S. 680 and H.R. 4187, 92nd Congress) and of Congressman Mill's Bill for Assisting State and Local Governments (H.R. 11950, 92nd Congress)

Description: This report provides a comparison of the provisions of President Nixon's General Revenue Sharing Bill (S. 680 & H.R. 4187) and Congressman Mill's Intergovernmental Fiscal Coordination bill (H.R. 11950).
Date: February 15, 1972
Creator: McBreen, Maureen
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Compensation and Equalization in Education: Selected Annotated Reference in Periodical Literature 1968-1971

Description: This report provides an annotated bibliography of resources related to the equalization of educational resources for African-Americans, minority groups, and low-income communities, with those provided to well-off white children that were published between 1968 and 1971.
Date: February 11, 1972
Creator: Dorko, Kathryn
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Development of National Urban Growth and Rural Development Policy: Legislative and Executive Actions in 1970 and 1971

Description: The 1970 Acts require the executive branch to submit the reports on the further development of urban growth policy, the location of Federal facilities, acceleration of the availability of government services and financial assistance (among other subjects) in support of rural community development. This report should assist in the evaluation of these submissions received from the President and executive departments and agencies. The report's basic purpose is to place individual legislative actions in the larger context of interrelated national urban and rural development objectives set forth by the Congress. The basic content of this report consists of three major components. The first summarizes 1970 legislative developments at both the State and Federal levels of government concerning contributions being made toward the development of a balanced national growth policy for the United States. The second component describes the actions taken by Congressional committees and the Congress in the first session of the 92nd Congress (1971). The final component is a detailed annotated summary of the published literature of urban and rural development made available in 1971.
Date: March 23, 1972
Creator: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Environment and Grass Roots Sentiment

Description: This report discusses the results of Congressional polls of their constituents regarding public interest in and willingness to pay for environmental controls and pollution reduction. The polls found that the majority of the public wanted to reduce pollution despite the costs and potential effect on the economy.
Date: March 1, 1972
Creator: Blodgett, John E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department