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Amnesty for Draft Evaders and Others: Pros and Cons and Possible Compromises

Description: This report discusses the pros and cons of offering amnesty to draft evaders, deserters, and those dishonorably discharged from the military during the Vietnam War along with possible compromises through providing various opinions on the issue offered in Congressional testimony, the news media, and constituent letters.
Date: April 19, 1972
Creator: Etridge, John C.
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

Information Concerning Speakers of the House of Representatives

Description: This report contains statistical information about the 46 men who have been elected Speaker of the House of Representatives since 1789. Included is each Speaker's birth date, dates he served in the House, Congresses that he served in, his length of service in the House before and during his Speakership, the dates he was elected Speaker, the number of ballots required to elect him, his party affiliation, and home state.
Date: May 8, 1972
Creator: Spier, Jill & Pauls, Frederick H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Search for Peace in the Arab-Israeli Dispute, 1967-1972: Summary and Documentation

Description: This report provides a brief summary of the disputes and peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians from 1967 to 1972 and provides government documents related to the peace process published between 1967 and 1972. Documents from the UN, Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Arab/Palestinian groups, the U.S., the Soviet Union, France, the United Kingdom, China, and the African Union are provided.
Date: May 11, 1972
Creator: Cutter, Melissa & Mark, Clyde
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

Highlights of the Department of the Interior's Environmental Report and Decision on the Proposed Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline

Description: This report discusses the Department of the Interior's report regarding the environmental effects of building the Trans-Alaska oil pipeline and their recommendation to allow its building as long as certain requirements were met.
Date: July 1, 1972
Creator: Siehl, George H. & Want, Robert S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Invasion of Czechoslovakia, August 20, 1968: A Collection of Background Materials and Samples of Congressional Statements and Speeches for Use on the Preparation of Commemorative Statements and Speeches

Description: This report discusses the invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968 by the Soviet Union and its allies in the Warsaw Pact (Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria, and East Germany) which overthrew the government of liberal Communist Party leader, Alexander Dubcek. The report provides statements and news stories related to the invasion and its aftermath as well as resources for Congress members giving speeches or releasing statements at commemorative events.
Date: July 19, 1972
Creator: Mihalchenko, Barbara
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Greece Since the Coup D'Etat

Description: This report discusses the 1967 coup in Greece and its aftermath along with current conditions in Greece economically, socially, and politically .
Date: July 26, 1972
Creator: Mian, Pauline A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rhodesia: A Summary of Developments Since July 1969

Description: This report discusses Rhodesia's declaration of independence from Britain in 1969 and ensuing negotiations between Britain and Rhodesia to bring about a formal recognition of Rhodesian independence by Britain and to ensure the rights of the majority black population in the new government of Rhodesia.
Date: July 26, 1972
Creator: Cutter, Melissa
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department