| Congress has other methods of obtaining information ||8|
|Many proposed investigations are throttled ||13|
|The House of Representatives continues in a minor role ||21|
PURPOSES OF INVESTIGATIONS
|Classification of Congressional investigations ||23|
|Investigations may aid as well as curb the Administration ||34|
|Personal motives for investigations ||45|
|Importance of preparation prior to hearings ||51|
|Resolutions are sometimes unheeded ||51|
|Defining the scope of the investigation ||53|
|Charting the committee's procedure ||67|
|An investigation may provide an anti-climax ||81|
RECENT DECISIONS BY THE COURTS
|Judicial opinions relating to the purposes of investigations ||95|
|Legal limitations on the activities of investigating committees ||106|
|Congressional power to punish for contempt ||109|
CONCERNING FUTURE METHODS
|Two types of investigations suited to increased delegation ||121|
|General delegation of supervisory inquiries not desirable ||140|
|The investigatory process must remain flexible ||144|
|Delegation encounters obstacles ||149|
|Two steps to an investigation ||158|
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Book title: The Developments of Congressional Investigative Power.
Contributors: M. Nelson McGeary - Author.
Publisher: Columbia University Press.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 1940.
Page number: 5.
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