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Regulation of Political Activities of Federal Employees Prior to Enactment of the hatch Political Activities Act (1939-1940): A History of Policy

Description: This report traces the evolution of the Federal Government's policy relating to regulation of political activities of federal employees prior to the enactment of the Hatch Political Activities Act of 1939 and 1940 amendments to that Act. This study concentrates upon Presidential and Congressional views and actions on the subject; court decisions or legal opinions were not of immediate concern.
Date: December 29, 1972
Creator: Rimensnyder, Nelson F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

U.S. Military Personnel and Casualties in Principal U.S. Wars: By Branch of Service from the Revolutionary War to the Vietnam War: By Pre-service Home State from World War 1 to the Vietnam War

Description: This report provides data on the numbers of soldiers who served in the principal wars of U.S. history, from the Revolutionary War to the Vietnam War, and the numbers of casualties in each war by branch of service and home state (from WW1 onward).
Date: August 2, 1972
Creator: Swanson, Roger F. & Goldich, Robert L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A Profile of the Current Employment Problems in the Aerospace Industry With an Emphasis on California: Some Efforts at Remedy

Description: This report discusses unemployment in the aerospace industry, especially in California and various federal aid options for unemployed aerospace workers as well as potential alternative jobs for aerospace scientists and engineers.
Date: November 10, 1972
Creator: Geier, Claire R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Proposed Equal Rights Amendment

Description: This report discusses the proposed constitutional amendment known as the Equal Rights Amendment, which forbid limiting citizens rights because of their sex, which passed Congress in March 1972. The report discusses its legislative history, purpose, and arguments for and against the amendment.
Date: March 24, 1972
Creator: Van Helden, Morrigene Holcomb
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

Pictures of Government Officials

Description: This report provides resources for finding and obtaining pictures of Members of Congress, the President, the Vice-President, Cabinet officials, Supreme Court justices, and state governors.
Date: March 9, 1972
Creator: Varekamp, Linda
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

The India-Pakistan War of November-December 1971: Background, Causes, and The Role of American Diplomacy

Description: This report discusses the November and December 1971, war between India and Pakistan over the persecution of Hindus by the West Pakistani army fighting East Pakistani rebels in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) and their refusal to allow East Pakistan to become independent. The war ended with India's defeat of the West Pakistani army in East Pakistan and the recognition of the new country of Bangladesh. U.S. policy towards India and Pakistan is also discussed.
Date: April 20, 1972
Creator: Niksch, Larry A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department