97Mar 14, 1989
Defense Secretary Confirmation Hearing
57Dec 5, 1988
Election of Officers & Organizational Mtg.
22Jun 2, 1988
Aid to Central America
The subcommittee heard testimony on the implementation of a previously passed humanitarian assistance package for Central America. This video includes the original advertisements that aired in ...
47May 26, 1988
CR, pp. H3651-H3722. The House passed H.R. 4387,to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1989 for intelligence-related activities of the U.S. government. The House also agreed to a ...
75May 24, 1988
CR, pp. H3505-3594. By a vote of 308 to 113 the House voted to override the president’s veto of H.R. 3, the Omnibus Trade Bill, to enhance the competitiveness of American industry.
50May 12, 1988
CR, pp. H3187-3170. By a vote of 267 to 112 the House passed H.R. 4471, which links the complex foreign aid bill H.R. 3100, to the routine authorization of funds for the Overseas Private ...
24May 5, 1988
CR, pp. H2984-H3031. The House continued consideration of H.R. 2464, the Defense Authorization Bill.
44Mar 30, 1988
CR, pp. H1301-H1376. The House agreed to debate H.R. 3932, to amend the Presidential Transition Act of 1963 to provide for a more orderly transfer of executive power. The House passed H.R. ...
13Feb 16, 1988
Congressional Climate Towards Budget Bills
41Jan 25, 1988
Open Phones: State of the Union Address
Telephone lines were opened for audience comments. Clips were shown of interviews in Statuary Hall with members of Congress reacting to President Reagan’s State of the Union address.
97Nov 19, 1987
Current Issues Facing the Congress and the Nation
Representative Dick Cheney of Wyoming (R) spoke to the Rubber Manufactures Association talked about some of the issues facing the United States in the coming months and years. Some of the ...
177Nov 18, 1987
Iran-Contra Minority Report
Several of the Republican members of the Iran-Contra Select Committees gathered to announce that they were releasing a separate minority report which they believed was less punitive and provide a ...
533Aug 3, 1987
Iran-Contra Investigation Day 40
Weinberger is questioned further about his opposition to arms sales to Iran. Weinberger says that the transfer of U.S. arms by Israel, without official U.S. permission, was a violation of U.S. ...
229Jul 31, 1987
Iran-Contra Investigation Day 39 Part 2
Weinberger testifies that he argued strongly against selling arms to Iran and that the decision to do so was based in part on incorrect intelligence indicating Iran was losing their war with Iraq.
347Jul 30, 1987
Iran-Contra Investigation Day 38
Regan testifies that he was generally aware of the Iran initiative but that he was not aware of diversion of arms sale profits to the contras. He describes President Reagan as being shocked ...
309Jul 29, 1987
Iran-Contra Investigation Day 37
Meese answers questions from committee members on his questioning of North and Poindexter and his report of the diversion scheme to President Reagan. Meese is questioned on his interpretation ...
363Jul 28, 1987
Iran-Contra Investigation Day 36
In his opening statement Meese describes his November 1986 investigation, at President Reagan’s request, into the Iran-contra affair. Meese answers questions about questioning Oliver ...
335Jul 24, 1987
Iran-Contra Investigation Day 35
In responding to a committee member’s question comparing Iran-contra to Watergate, Sec. Shultz comments that President Reagan’s response has been the opposite of a ...
729Jul 15, 1987
Iran-Contra Investigation Day 29
Poindexter testifies that President Reagan signed a retroactive finding, prepared by the CIA, concerning the sale of arms to Iran. Poindexter also says that he destroyed the finding when the ...
3,444Jul 14, 1987
Iran-Contra Investigation Day 28 Part 1
North is questioned further by committee members, including Rep.
Boland on the Boland amendment. The committee chairs then direct
summary statements to North. Rep. Hamilton ...
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