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LexisNexis Congressional Hearings

LexisNexis Congressional Hearings Digital Collection (1824-2003)

Congressional hearings offer unique insight into the players and issues of key political, historical and legal events and processes. This collection contains the full text of hearing transcripts, including all oral statements, committee questions, and discussion. They can also contain texts of related reports, statistical analyses, correspondence, exhibits, and articles presented by witnesses or inserted into the record by committee members and staff.

Also included are more than 28,000 unpublished hearings, covering investigations of leaks, foreign intelligence, nuclear power, corrupt government officials and labor management relations and more.

Examples:
  • U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on Conduct of the War. Attack on Petersburg, July 30, 1864, Dec. 17, 20, 1864, Jan. 13, 17, 1865.
  • U.S. Senate. Committee on Commerce. "Titanic" Disaster. April 19, 1912.
  • U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on Atomic Energy. Underwater Test in the Pacific Area, May 9, 1955.
  • U.S. Senate. Committee on Judiciary, Comic Books and Juvenile Delinquency. 1955.

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