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Congress investigates : a critical and documentary history

Author: Roger A Bruns; David Hostetter; Raymond Smock; Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies.
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, ©2011.
Series: Facts on File library of American history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Text covers investigations of critical historical importance, including in-depth articles on recent investigations. Each original article, written by distinguished historians, has been updated and includes illustrations, detailed chronologies, and brief overviews of each investigation.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Congress investigates.
New York : Facts on File, ©2011
(DLC) 2010020268
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger A Bruns; David Hostetter; Raymond Smock; Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies.
ISBN: 9781438135458 1438135459
OCLC Number: 763156246
Description: 1 online resource (2 volumes in 1 (xxxii, 1222 pages)) : illustrations, portraits.
Contents: V. 1, General St. Clair's defeat, 1792-95 ; The burning of Washington, 1814 ; The second bank of the United States, 1832 ; The assault on Senator Charles Sumner, 1856 ; John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry, 1859-60 ; The conduct of the Civil War, 1861-65 ; The joint committee on reconstruction, 1865-67 ; The impeachment of President Andrew Johnson, 1867-68 ; The Ku Klux Klan and racial violence, 1871-72 ; The Credit Mobilier scandal, 1872-73 ; The Clapp committee on campaign finance corruption, 1912-13 ; The Pujo committee on the "money trust," 1912-13 ; The Teapot Dome scandal, 1922-24 ; The Pecora committee on the stock market crash, 1933-34 ; The Nye committee on the munitions industry, 1934-36 --
v. 2, The Dies committee and un-American activities, 1938-43 ; The Truman committee on war mobilization, 1941-44 ; The Pearl Harbor committee, 1945-46 ; The Kefauver committee on organized crime, 1950-51 ; The committee on the conduct and firing of General Douglas MacArthur, 1951 ; The Army-McCarthy hearings, 1954 ; The labor racketeering investigation, 1957-61 ; The Watergate committee, 1973-74 ; The Church committee on intelligence activities investigation, 1975-76 ; The Iran-Contra hearings, 1987 ; The INSLAW Department of Justice scandal, 1989-91 ; The Whitewater investigation and impeachment of President Bill Clinton, 1992-98 ; The 9/11 commission, 2002-04 ; The Hurrican Katrina inquiry, 2005-06.
Series Title: Facts on File library of American history.
Responsibility: edited by Roger A. Bruns, David L. Hostetter and Raymond W. Smock ; Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies.

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Text covers investigations of critical historical importance, including in-depth articles on recent investigations. Each original article, written by distinguished historians, has been updated and includes illustrations, detailed chronologies, and brief overviews of each investigation.

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