Congress and the Nation is the most authoritative reference on congressional trends, actions, and political and policy controversies. This award-winning series documents the most fiercely debated issues in recent American politics, providing a unique retrospective analysis of the policies the U.S. Congress. Organized by policy area, each chapter contains summaries of legislative activity, including bills passed, defeated, or postponed. No other authoritative source guides readers seamlessly through the policy output of the national legislature with the breadth, depth, and authority of Congress and the Nation.
Environmental Programs, 1969-1972 Legislative Overview
The environmental alarums that were sounding throughout the country began reverberating in Washington in early 1969. On Jan. 28, just eight days after the inauguration of Richard M. Nixon, an oil well ...