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United States Congress Senate Committee on Human Resources

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Works: 280 works in 504 publications in 1 language and 10,988 library holdings
Classifications: KF26, 362.19607572
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Policy implications of the computed tomography (CT) scanner by United States ( Book )
3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Legislative history of the National science and technology policy, organization, and priorities act of 1976 ( Book )
4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Project MKULTRA, the CIA's program of research in behavioral modification : joint hearing before the Select Committee on Intelligence and the Subcommittee on Health and Scientific Research of the Committee on Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-fifth Congress, first session, August 3, 1977 by United States ( Book )
6 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Project MKUltra, or MK-Ultra, was a covert, illegal human research program into behavioral modification run by the Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) Office of Scientific Intelligence. The program began in the early 1950s, was officially sanctioned in 1953, was reduced in scope in 1964, further curtailed in 1967 and finally halted in 1973. The program used unwitting U.S. and Canadian citizens as its test subjects, which led to controversy regarding its legitimacy. MKUltra involved the use of many methodologies to manipulate people's individual mental states and alter brain functions, including the surreptitious administration of drugs (especially LSD) and other chemicals, hypnosis, sensory deprivation, isolation, verbal and sexual abuse, as well as various forms of torture. The research was undertaken at 80 institutions, including 44 colleges and universities, as well as hospitals, prisons and pharmaceutical companies. The CIA would operate through these institutions using front organizations, although sometimes top officials at these institutions would be aware of the CIA's involvement. MKUltra was allocated 6 percent of total CIA funds. Project MKUltra was first brought to wide public attention in 1975 by the U.S. Congress, through investigations by the Church Committee, and by a presidential commission known as the Rockefeller Commission. Investigative efforts were hampered by the fact that CIA Director Richard Helms ordered all MKUltra files destroyed in 1973; the Church Committee and Rockefeller Commission investigations relied on the sworn testimony of direct participants and on the relatively small number of documents that survived Helms' destruction order. In 1977, a Freedom of Information Act request uncovered a cache of 20,000 documents relating to project MKUltra, which led to Senate hearings later that same year. In July 2001 most surviving information regarding MKUltra was officially declassified."--http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_MKULTRA, accessed Aug. 28, 2012
Labor law reform act of 1978 : hearing before the Committee on Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-fifth Congress, second session on H.R. 8410 ... June 29, 1978 by United States ( Book )
3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Youth unemployment, 1978 : hearing before the Committee on Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-fifth Congress second session ... July 31, 1978 by United States ( Book )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Adams, William P Behavior modification Behavior modification--Law and legislation Behavior modification--Research Benedict, Robert Clyde, Cambodian Americans--Legal status, laws, etc Children--Legal status, laws, etc Collective labor agreements Educational law and legislation Employees Employment stabilization--Law and legislation Evaluation research (Social action programs) Expenditures, Public Federal aid to education Federal aid to higher education Full employment policies Legislative histories Levitan, Sar A Martinez, Arabella Medical policy National Council on Educational Research National Science and Technology Policy, Organization, and Priorities Act of 1976 (United States) Oliver, Earl, Payzant, Thomas W Political refugees--Legal status, laws, etc Public welfare--Law and legislation Refugees Research--Law and legislation Richmond, Julius B.--(Julius Benjamin), Schultz, Frederick Henry Science and law Social legislation Stevedores--Legal status, laws, etc Student aid--Law and legislation Student financial aid administration Technology and law Teenage girls--Legal status, laws, etc Tomography Tomography--Economic aspects Unemployed United States United States.--Administration on Aging United States.--Central Intelligence Agency United States.--Congress.--Senate.--Committee on Human Resources United States.--Department of Education United States.--National Labor Relations Board United States.--Railroad Retirement Board Vietnamese Americans--Legal status, laws, etc Workers' compensation--Law and legislation Youth--Employment
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