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Comparison of Proposals Related to Family Assistance

Description: This report provides a table comparing various legislative proposals to reform the family assistance program and selected materials such as newspaper articles and government publications related to the debate on the subject.
Date: June 8, 1971
Creator: Malone, Margaret & Humphreys, Joseph
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Prisoner of War Issue in the First Indochina War, with Special Emphasis on the Release of Prisoners, 1954-1962

Description: This report discusses prisoners of war in the 1st Indochina War (1954-1962) between France and the Vietminh and agreements for their exchange and release both during and after the war. It includes statistics on the numbers of prisoners taken versus the amount released and discussion of this data.
Date: July 13, 1971
Creator: Ho, George J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Executive Privilege: A Brief Survey

Description: This report discusses the concept of executive privilege which allows the executive to withhold certain information from the public and from the judicial and legislative branches. This report focuses on the right of executive privilege in regards to the legislative branch and provides statements by Congress and testimony by members of the executive branch before Congress related to the issue. It also discusses various proposed solutions to the problem of the executive branch withholding vital information or too much information from Congress.
Date: July 23, 1971
Creator: Browne, Marjorie Ann
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Key Facts About Blue Cross/Blue Shield

Description: This report discusses information regarding heath insurance plans through Blue Cross/Blue Shield and statistics on how many are enrolled in their plans in different regions of the United States.
Date: July 26, 1971
Creator: Markus, Glenn R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Comparison of Public Service Employment Provisions in the Emergency Employment Act of 1971 (P.L. 92-54), the Vetoed Employment and Manpower Act (s. 3867, 91st Congress), and the Proposed Social Security Amendments of 1971 (H. R. 1, 92nd Congress)

Description: This report discusses three legislative proposals related to public service employment provisions which were made as a part of welfare and social security reform bills. Each proposal is compared to the other two through the use of a table.
Date: July 27, 1971
Creator: Bolle, Mary Jane
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

Hemodialysis and Kidney Transplantation: Practice and Policy in Total Organ Failure

Description: This report discusses diseases which cause kidney failure, dialysis treatment for patients with end-stage kidney failure, and kidney transplants (both the process and financing needs and programs). Legislation in Congress related to medical research and aid for patients in need of kidney transplants is also discussed.
Date: November 1, 1971
Creator: Douglas ,Ruth
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department