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Developments in Cambodia Following the March 18 Coup

Description: This report discusses the March 18, 1970 coup in Cambodia by General Lon Nol which overthrew the government of Prince Norodom Sihanouk and subsequent fighting in Cambodia between Communist North Vietnamese troops and South Vietnamese troops which led to American intervention in the form of an attack on North Vietnamese bases in Cambodia in April and May of 1970.
Date: May 11, 1970
Creator: Niksch, Larry A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The National Commitments Resolution of 1969: Background and Issues

Description: This report discusses the National Commitments Act of 1969 which defined what a national commitment was and that they could only be undertaken with legislative consent not just a Presidential order. It was passed by the Senate in 1969. The legislative history of the bill is outlined in this report.
Date: May 11, 1970
Creator: Collier, Ellen C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Nixon Doctrine for Asia

Description: This report provides an overview of the Nixon Doctrine for Asia (written in July 1969) and a discussion of its policies regarding communism in Asia and the Vietnam War.
Date: May 11, 1970
Creator: Niksch, Larry A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Power of the President to Commit American Armed Forces Abroad Without Congressional Authorization-The Problem and Some Proposals

Description: This report discusses the issue of whether the President has the power to commit military forces to service abroad without Congressional approval and if he does have this power, how much can he do with it. Various proposals to clarify or fix the issue are discussed.
Date: May 20, 1970
Creator: Tansill, William R.
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Seal Harvest in the United States and Canada: A Selection of Pertinent Materials

Description: This report discusses the fur seal trade in the U.S. and Canada and environmental and animal cruelty concerns regarding the methods and numbers of seals killed each year. It provides a variety of materials related to the management, hunting, and harvesting of fur seals and focuses especially on the practice in the Pribilof Islands of Alaska. Legislative proposals regarding seal hunting are also discussed.
Date: May 11, 1971
Creator: Shaw, Elmer W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Supersonic Transport

Description: This report discusses supersonic aircraft and their potential use in commercial aviation. It discusses various concerns related to costs, environmental impacts, technology, and acceptance of the technology by the general population. This report was originally published as a Library of Congress multilith and then as chapter three of the April 15, 1971, version of the Technical Information for Congress guide.
Date: May 18, 1971
Creator: Chatham, George N. & Huddle, Franklin P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Supersonic Transport: A Legislative History

Description: This report outlines the legislative history of bills from 1961 to 1971 supporting supersonic transport and aircraft research which culminated in the termination of federal spending on supersonic transport in May of 1971.
Date: May 26, 1971
Creator: Segal, Migdon
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