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The Franchise System of Distribution

Description: This report discusses the franchising system of distribution and its growing popularity among small business owners. Legal challenges to franchising under anti-trust laws are also discussed.
Date: September 3, 1965
Creator: Knight, Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ocean Resources and Potentials

Description: This report discusses the oceans resources and their potential use for food, minerals, drugs, and recreation. Plans for a formal federal research group devoted to oceanography and ocean resource research are also discussed.
Date: July 10, 1969
Creator: Price, Nancy C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The "Monday Holiday Law" and Special National Observances

Description: This report discusses the new "Monday Holiday Law" which was passed in 1968 and took effect Jan. 1, 1971 which switched federal observances of holidays such as President's Day and Veterans Day to Mondays and instituted Columbus Day as a federal holiday. It also lists special observances proclaimed by the President in 1969.
Date: October 21, 1969
Creator: Renshawe, Michael L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The New Left: Students for a Democratic Society, A Supplement

Description: This report discusses Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and their Marxist views and activities aimed at uniting students and workers. Splinter factions of SDS which staged violent protests in Chicago in the summer of 1969 are discussed in detail along with a prognosis on their likely levels of success in recruiting more students to their cause.
Date: November 26, 1969
Creator: Jones, Richard S.
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The Potential of Systems, Tools, and Techniques for Social and Community Problems: Selected References

Description: This report provides a bibliography of resources related to the use of systems technology to solve social and community problems such as housing, pollution, transportation, and health services. Twenty areas of use are included in the bibliography.
Date: December 11, 1969
Creator: Chartrend, Robert L. & Ayton, Mauree W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Exploration of the Planets: A History, A Prospect, and Some Issues

Description: This report discusses the history and future of planetary exploration programs by the U.S. and the Soviet Union. Topics covered are motivations for planetary exploration, unmanned missions sent to Mars and Venus by the U.S. and Soviet Union, plans for manned missions to planets such as Mars, technical needs and costs for planetary space missions, and long-term plans and ideas.
Date: December 15, 1969
Creator: Devoe, Barbara M. & Sheldon, Charles S. II
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Model Cities: Selected References 1968-1969

Description: This report provides a bibliography of resources related to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUB) Model Cities program which were published between 1968 and 1969. It includes pamphlets, articles, and government publications.
Date: December 29, 1969
Creator: Hincks, Joel B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Arms Sales: Congressional Review Process

Description: This report reviews the process and procedures that currently apply to congressional consideration of foreign arms sales proposed by the President. This includes consideration of proposals to sell major defense equipment, defense articles and services, or the re-transfer to third party states of such military items.
Date: unknown
Creator: Kerr, Paul K.
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Army Drawdown and Restructuring: Background and Issues for Congress

Description: This report discusses the new defense strategy, which was unveiled by senior Department of Defense (DOD) leadership based on a review of potential future security challenges, current defense strategy, and budgetary constraints. This strategy will rebalance the Army's global posture and presence, emphasizing where potential problems are likely to arise, such as the Asia-Pacific region and the Middle East.
Date: unknown
Creator: Feickert, Andrew
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department