The Developments of Congressional Investigative Power

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INDEX
A
Accounts, House Committee on, control over appropriations, 56
Administrative Management, President's Committee on, 38, 118, 128 n.
Advisory councils, see Economic councils
Agriculture and Forestry, Senate Committee on, investigation of Federal Farm Board, 35; investigations of price of cotton, 47, 55, 83; investigation of prices of bread, sugar, and meat, 121
Air Commerce, Bureau of, see Commerce, Senate Committee on, investigation of airplane crash
Air mail contracts, Senate investigation of, 43-44, 57, 67, 87, 89-90, 109
Airplane crash, investigation of, see Commerce, Senate Committee on
Aldrich, Nelson W., 70, 130
Allen, Robert, II
American Civil Liberties Union, 72
American Institute of Public Opinion, polls by, 16-17
American Retail Federation, House investigation of, 54, 87, 150-51
American Tobacco Co. v. Federal Trade Commission, 155 n.
Appropriations, House Committee on, investigation of Works Progress Administration, 21 n.; investigation of eradication of Mediterranean fruit fly, 93
Appropriations, significance to investigating committees of, 55-58
Audit and Control the Contingent Expenses of the Senate, Committee to, control over appropriations, 56
Austin, Warren R., 19
B
Bailey, Josiah W., 157 n.
Bankhead, John H., 33
Banking, investigation of, see Banking and Currency, Senate Committee on
Banking and Currency, Senate Committee on, investigation of stock exchanges and banking, 24, 38, 4041, 55, 60, 63, 71, 86-87, 92, 115, 122; investigation of Reconstruction Finance Corporation, 52; investigation of Federal Reserve system, 93
Bankruptcies, investigation of proceedings in, see Judiciary, House Committee on the
Barry v. United States, 101, 112
Beiter, Alfred F., 46
Black, Hugo L., 45; quoted, 60; 151; see also Lobbying, Senate investigation of, in 1935
Blanton, Thomas L., quoted, 57, 58
Boileau, Gerald J., quoted, 150-51
Brandeis, Louis D., III
Bread, sugar, and meat, investigation of prices of, see Agriculture and Forestry, Senate Committee on
Bridges, Styles, 50-51
Brookhart, Smith W., quoted, 53
Brookings Institution, 38, 71
Bruce, William C., quoted, 82
Bulkley, Robert J., 125 n.
C
Campaign expenditures, Senate investigation of, in 1938, 19-21, 32 n., 35; Senate investigation of, in 1926, 32-33, 101; Senate investigation of, in 1936,44; Senate investigation of, in 1930, 53, 101 n.
Cannon, James, Jr., 107 n.
Caraway, T. H., 45; quoted, 53
Chain stores, investigation of, see Federal Trade Commission
Chapman, In re,96-97, 112
China, investigation of trade between United States and, see Foreign Relations, Senate Committee on
Civil liberties, investigation of infringements of, see Education and Labor, Senate Committee on
Civil Service, House Committee on the, investigation of administration of civil service act, 51-52
Civil service act, investigation of administration of, see Civil Service, House Committee on the
Claims, Senate Committee on, investigation of claims of New Brunswick, New Jersey, 46
Cochran, John J., quoted, 82
Commerce, Senate Committee on, consideration of charges of E. Y. Mitchell, 9; investigation of airplane crash, 25, 35; investigation of merchant marine and aeronautic services, 52 n.; investigation of criminal practices, 87

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  • The Developments of Congressional Investigative Power *
  • Preface *
  • Contents 5
  • Chapter I Introductory 7
  • Chapter II Purposes of Investigations 23
  • Chapter III Procedure 50
  • Chapter IV Results 85
  • Chapter V Recent Decisions by the Courts 95
  • Chapter VI Concerning Future Methods 115
  • Bibliography 161
  • Index 167
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