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Monopoly and Monopolization - Fundamental But Separate Concepts in U.S. Antitrust Law

Description: This report illustrates the difference between the concepts of “monopoly” and “monopolization” by touching on the monopoly/monopolization thinking in the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DoJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), as illustrated in (1) statements on merger enforcement made by recent antitrust enforcement officials (generally indicative of the agencies’ concerns about competitive conditions and the effect of various market transactions), (2) the 1992 Horizontal Merger Guidelines 2 and (3) some observations on the Government actions against the Microsoft and Intel Corporations.
Date: June 28, 1999
Creator: Rubin, Janice E
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Clip: Routier]

Description: Video footage from the NBC 5 television station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 6 P.M.
Date: October 28, 1999
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Colorado snow]

Description: B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering an unknown news story, featuring snow falling, snow-covered landscapes, and cars driving in the snow. This footage was broadcast at 5pm.
Date: September 28, 1999, 5:00 p.m.
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Defense Acquisitions: Testing of F-15 and F-16 Radomes

Description: Correspondence issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "GAO provided information on the potential for shortfalls in the performance of two radomes, one for the F-15 Eagle and one for the F-16 Falcon, focusing on whether replacement radomes, bought for spares and supplied by vendors other than the original manufacturer, met the Air Force's specifications for the original radomes."
Date: January 28, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Budget Issues: Treasury's Interest Rate Calculation Changes

Description: Correspondence issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reported on the Department of the Treasury's decision to change the calculation of the interest rates used since 1980 to determine the investment returns for a number of government trust funds, including Social Security and Medicare, focusing on: (1) how and why Treasury changed its rules for calculating interest rates in 1980 and 1998; (2) the effects of these changes on the unified budget and on the financial status of Social Security and Medicare trust funds; and (3) what other trust funds were affected by Treasury's decision."
Date: May 28, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Community Development: Census Tracts With High Poverty Levels in Medium-Sized to Large Metropolitan Statistical Areas

Description: Correspondence issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) identified census tracts in medium-sized to large cities that met specific poverty criteria; and (2) provided additional information on each census tract."
Date: July 28, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Reported Y2K Readiness of State Employment Security Agencies' Unemployment Insurance Benefits and Tax Systems

Description: Correspondence issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on year 2000 readiness of State Employment Security Agencies' (SESA) unemployment insurance benefits and tax systems and determined the reported status of whether these systems have been independently verified and validated for year 2000 compliance. GAO also determined whether SESAs have submitted contingency plans for continuity of business operations."
Date: October 28, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oral History Interview with Eugene L. Crumling, May 18, 1999

Description: Interview with Eugene L. Crumling, bartender and former professional ballplayer. The interview includes Crumling's personal experiences about being a professional baseball player in the U.S. during World War II. Crumling talks about his semi-pro baseball career in the late 1930s and early 1940s, the origin of his nickname, signing his first professional contract, life in the minor leagues during wartime, his draft classification as 4-F, his employment in defense-related work during the off-seasons, contrasts between life in the minors and life in the majors, individual Cardinals players, his first game and his first, and only, hit in the majors, the remainder of his minor league career, and his personal thoughts about the reserve clause, player strikes, modern-day salaries, and expansion.
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Date: May 28, 1999
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Crumling, Eugene L.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Social Security: Capital Markets and Educational Issues Associated With Individual Accounts

Description: A chapter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the issues associated with individual social security accounts, focusing on how such accounts could affect: (1) private capital and annuities markets as well as national savings; (2) potential returns and risks to individuals; and (3) the disclosure and educational efforts needed to inform the public about such a program."
Date: June 28, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Financial Audit: MedPAC's Fiscal Year 1998 Schedules of Expenditures and Budgetary Resources

Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "GAO reported on the results of the financial-related audit, conducted by KPMG Peat Marwick LLP, of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission's (MedPAC) Schedules of Expenditures and Budgetary Resources for the year ended September 30, 1998."
Date: April 28, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Equal Employment Opportunity: The Postal Service Needs to Better Ensure the Quality of EEO Complaint Data

Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "GAO reviewed certain discrepancies in the complaint data that the Postal Service reported to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the need for the Service to take additional steps to ensure that such data are complete, accurate, and reliable."
Date: September 28, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

United Nations: Status of U.S. Contributions and Arrears

Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO updated its previous report on United Nations (U.N.) financial issues and U.S. arrears, focusing on: (1) the amount the United States will need to pay before the end of 1999 to avoid losing its right to vote in the U.N. General Assembly; (2) the trend in U.S. assessed contributions and arrears that has led to the current situation; (3) U.S. arrears and the amounts withheld for legislative and policy reasons; and (4) the status of member states that lost their right to vote in the General Assembly at the beginning of 1999."
Date: July 28, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Federal Power: PMA Rate Impacts, by Service Area

Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the future role of the power market administrations (PMA) by providing a PMA-by-PMA analysis of the potential rate changes that would likely be experienced by preference customers who buy power from the Southeastern Power Administration, the Southwestern Power Administration, and Western Area Power Administration if the power is sold at market rates."
Date: January 28, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Medicare: Beneficiaries' Prescription Drug Coverage

Description: Testimony issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed Medicare beneficiaries' access to prescription drug coverage, focusing on: (1) how growth in presciption drug spending for both the general population and Medicare beneficiaries has made coverage such an important policy issue; (2) the sources and extent of Medicare beneficiary drug coverage; and (3) benefit design and implementation issues to be considered in deliberations about adding a new prescription drug benefit."
Date: September 28, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Financial Management: Better Controls Essential to Improve the Reliability of DOD's Depot Inventory Records

Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the reliability of the Department of Defense's (DOD) depot inventory records, focusing on: (1) DOD's procedures for verifying the accuracy of its perpetual inventory records; and (2) the internal controls over the Defense Logistics Agency's (DLA) physical inventory process to determine whether they provide a reliable, accurate measure of the perpetual inventory records."
Date: June 28, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Domestic Aviation: Effects of Changes in How Airline Tickets Are Sold

Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) how changes in the way airlines sell tickets affected travel agencies and consumers; (2) airlines' policies and practices for the sale and use of airline tickets sold by travel agencies compared with the sale and use of tickets sold directly by airlines; (3) what airlines' policies and practices are for making their airfares, particularly discount fares, accessible to travel agencies and consumers; and (4) what airlines' policies and practices are regarding the use of data on travel agency sales."
Date: July 28, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Food Safety: The Agricultural Use of Antibiotics and Its Implications for Human Health

Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on antibiotic resistance issues that may stem from the use of antibiotics in agriculture, focusing on the: (1) use of antibiotics in agriculture and the implications of that use for human health; (2) federal roles and responsibilities for overseeing the use of antibiotics in agriculture; and (3) issues surrounding the debate over whether to further regulate or restrict the use of antibiotics in agriculture."
Date: April 28, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Federal Debt: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions--An Update

Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO updated its report on frequently asked questions on the federal debt, focusing on: (1) how debt is defined and measured; (2) who holds federal debt; (3) how much it has grown in recent years; and (4) its significance to the national economy."
Date: May 28, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Managing for Results: Strengthening Regulatory Agencies' Performance Management Practices

Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on performance management and measurement practices that could position regulatory agencies to more effectively implement the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993."
Date: October 28, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Youth Mentoring Programs: Fiscal Year 1998

Description: Correspondence issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed federal programs created to address the needs of at-risk and delinquent youths, focusing on: (1) identifying at-risk and delinquent youth programs that included mentoring as a type of service; (2) who administers the programs; (3) the objectives of the programs; and (4) the authorizing legislation for the programs."
Date: May 28, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Aviation Safety: FAA's New Inspection System Offers Promise, but Problems Need to Be Addressed

Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Air Transportation Oversight System (ATOS), focusing on: (1) to what extent ATOS addresses past concerns about FAA's aviation safety inspections; (2) what factors, if any, surfaced during the implementation of ATOS that could impede its success; and (3) what FAA is doing to address any factors that could impede the success of ATOS."
Date: June 28, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Year 2000 Computing Crisis: Status of Medicare Providers Unknown

Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the: (1) Health Care Financing Administration's (HCFA) outreach and testing efforts for ensuring that Medicare providers will be year 2000 compliant; and (2) surveys that have been completed to date or planned on the year 2000 status of healthcare providers."
Date: July 28, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Davis-Bacon Act: Labor's Actions Have Potential to Improve Wage Determinations

Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on: (1) the status of the Department of Labor's efforts to improve the Davis-Bacon Act wage determination process; and (2) whether the changes Labor is making are likely to address the timeliness and accuracy of wage determinations."
Date: May 28, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department