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HIST 468: Recent American History

Provides access to scholarly governmental and non-governmental resources on U.S. History from post-World War II to the present.

Congressional Resources

Congressional Committee hearings are great information sources because congressional committees have the legal authority to swear in witnesses, feature information from a variety of sources and viewpoints, document committee members question in of witnesses and witness responses, and because congressional committees are responsible for approving legislation, funding government programs, and conducting oversight of these programs. Hearing transcripts may include reports submitted by committee members and witnesses. Visit here for access to additional historic congressional committee publications.

Examples of Congressional Committees and hearings include:

The Congressional Serial Set also includes congressional committee reports on legislation and selected executive branch and independent agency reports mandated by Congress.

Other resources include: