11,226Feb 7, 2002
Witnesses testified about business practices at Enron, allegations of misleading accounting practices by company officials and auditors, and the eventual financial collapse of the ...
753Mar 14, 2002
Enron Financial Collapse
Former Enron attorneys testify about legal advice they gave to the corporation, bookkeeping practices, and other matters relating to Enron finances.
737Feb 14, 2002
Ms. Watkins testified as part of the Enron bankruptcy investigation. She answered questions about a memo she wrote to former Enron executive officer Kenneth Lay in August 2001, and about ...
170Mar 28, 2001
Human Cloning Research
Scientists involved in cloning research, Food and Drug Administration officials, bioethicists, religious leaders and others testified both for and against human cloning research. Although there ...
169Jun 19, 2001
Ford and Firestone Product Recall
Industry leaders and officials spoke about the recall of Firestone tires following a series of accidents involving the Ford Explorer. In often heated exchanges with committee members, ...
151Oct 1, 2002
Telecommunications Accounting Scams, Day 2
Witnesses testified about financial mismanagement and accounting practices at two failed telecommunications companies. The first panel featured two employees who had lost their retirement ...
143Jun 13, 2002
Witnesses testified about business practices and conduct by executives of ImClone Systems in the wake of plummeting stock prices. The hearings occurred the day after former ImClone CEO Samuel ...
124Sep 24, 2002
Telecommunications Accounting Scams
Witnesses testified about questionable business practices at Global Crossing and Qwest Communications. Among the issues they addressed were the degree to which investors were misled by ...
90Sep 10, 2002
Members spoke to reporters about investigations into insider trading and business scandals involving Imclone. They said they would not subpoena entertainer Martha Stewart, but would forward her ...
71Sep 10, 2002
Iraqi Weapons of Mass Destruction
Former weapons inspectors testified about Iraq’s weapons capabilities, weapons inspection from 1991 to 1998, and the prospect for future weapons inspections and potential threats from Iraq.
62Sep 18, 2002
U.S. Policy Toward Iraq
Secretary Rumsfeld and General Myers testified about possible military action against Iraq, outlined Iraq’s threat to the Middle East, and past Iraqi violations of United Nations ...
55Jun 7, 2001
Safety of Imported Pharmaceuticals
Witnesses testified about the safety of imported pharmaceutical drugs and the extent of illegal importation. Among the issues they addressed were the Internet and personal importation methods, ...
40Sep 10, 2002
America's Blood Supply
Witnesses testified about the state of the U.S. blood supply, blood donations, and the destruction of blood units after over-donation in response to September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
39Oct 10, 2001
Healthcare and emergency management experts testified about U.S. ability to respond to biological attacks by terrorists.
37May 23, 2002
Terrorism and the Middle East
Witnesses testified about the support that Middle East countries are or are not giving to the U.S. in the war on terrorism.
34Oct 17, 2002
Nuclear Terrorism at Ports and Borders
Witnesses testified about the threat of nuclear terrorism at U.S. ports and borders. Among the topics they addressed were radiation control efforts by port authorities and border patrol, the ...
31Sep 19, 2002
Iraqi Weapons Program
Witnesses testified about Iraq’s weapons capabilities, weapons development programs, and the potential for nuclear weapons development. Among the issues they addressed were means by which ...
30Feb 27, 2002
National Defense Budget
Defense Department officials testified about military operations in Afghanistan, the force posture of the U.S. Central Command, and budget issues.
30Nov 6, 2001
Charitable Contributions to Relief Efforts
Witnesses testified about charities and how they used money collected in response to the September 11 terrorist attacks, including whether the money will be used directly to help victims and their ...
27Jun 27, 2001
Vieques Island Military Training
Defense Department officials testified about the Navy’s decision to stop military exercises on the Puerto Rican island of Vieques.
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