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Congress and the Reversion of Okinawa

Description: This report discusses the agreement between President Nixon and Prime Minister Sato of Japan for control of the Ryukyu Island chain (of which Okinawa is the chief island) to revert to Japan in 1972. Congressional actions related to the agreement and the issue of Congressional approval for executive actions which alter existing treaties are discussed.
Date: August 13, 1970
Creator: Niksch, Larry A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Conscientious Objection and the Constitution: "Welsh v. United States" and Beyond

Description: This report discusses the Supreme Court case "Welsh v. United States" which considered the question of what constituted a religious belief that merited recognition as a conscientious objector. A judicial history of cases related to conscientious objection, analysis of the "Welsh" case, and Congressional options for dealing with the question of conscientious objection requirements are included.
Date: August 14, 1970
Creator: Killian, Johny H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Resolved,That More Stringent Control Should be Imposed Upon Government Agencies Gathering Information About U.S. Citizens: A Preliminary Bibliography on the Intercollegiate Debate Topic, 1971-1972

Description: This report provides a bibliography of resources related to the 1971-1972 Intercollegiate Debate topic of whether there should be more control over government agencies gathering information on U.S. citizens.
Date: August 1971
Creator: Dmyer, Paul E. & Hodges, Ann E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Problems of Welfare Reform

Description: This report discusses some major practical problems in welfare reform including national payment levels, fiscal relief to the states, economic effect of welfare on recipients, incentives to work, coverage, and the responsiveness of the system to emergency needs.
Date: August 4, 1971
Creator: Arner, Frederick B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Pentagon Papers as Described by the American Press: Summaries of Major Newspaper Articles

Description: This report provides summaries of the major points in the "Pentagon Papers", which were classified documents regarding U.S. involvement in Vietnam from 1945 to 1968 that were published by the New York Times in 1971. Short summaries of articles in major newspapers across the country regarding the "Pentagon Papers" are provided in this report.
Date: August 6, 1971
Creator: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Foreign Affairs Division
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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

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

The Interim Agreement Between the United States pf America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on Certain Measures with Respect to the Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms: A Brief Pro-Con Discussion

Description: This report discusses the pros and cons of the 1972 interim agreement between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. to limit strategic offensive arms in their respective countries.
Date: August 11, 1972
Creator: Wu, Leniece N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department