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Birch Bayh Press Releases 1969-1972

Senator from Indiana, 1963-80

 

Press Releases and Statements 1969-72

 

1969 Press Releases

1969.1.

1-69

Electoral College Hearings Set: Advisory to the News Media

1969.1.15

2-69

Direct Election Proposal Introduced Today

1969.1.21

3-69

Bill to increase earnings of Social Security recipients to $2,400 without loss of benefits

1969.1.23

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Statement: "The Nomination of Governor Hickel to be Secretary of the Interior"

1969.1.23

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Statement Opening Hearings on Direct Election

1969.2.3

4-69

Senator Bayh Urging Electoral Reform

1969.2.6

5-69

Bayh Urges Direct Election: Speaks to Arkansas State Legislature

1969.2.6

6-69

Remarks before a Press Conference, Little Rock, Arkansas

1969.2.6

7-69

Senator Bayh Speaks at Pine Bluff Chamber of Commerce

1969.2.5

8-69

Bayh Opens Session on 18-Year-Old Voting

1969.2.7

9-69

Bayh Introduces Bill to Increase Burial Expenses for Veterans

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Statement: "Increased Burial Expenses for Veterans"

1969.2.10

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Congress Should Act Now to Plug Tax Loopholes for Non-Farmers

1969.2.13

10-69

Bayh co-sponsors bill to create a national foundation for Social Sciences

1969.2.13

11-69

Bay co-sponsors Intergovernmental Personnel Act

1969.2.17

12-69

Bayh Speaks before National Chamber of Commerce

1969.2.20

13-69

Bayh Speaks to American Enterprise Institute

1969.2.25

14-69

Bayh Introduces Bill Calling for D.C. Representation

1969.2.28

15-69

Bayh introduces bill to amend Medicare Act

1969.2.28

16-69

Bayh co-sponsors bill to remove restrictive definition of "disability" from Social Security amendments

1969.3.1?

17-69

Electoral College Reform, Albany, New York

1969.3.4

18-69

Bayh Bill to Benefit Policemen and Firemen

19-69

Bayh Advocates Protection of Government Employees' Constitutional Rights

1969.3.?

19-69

Bayh Co-Sponsors Bill to Curb Price Cutting

1969.3.13

20-69

Bayh Believes Ratification of Non-Proliferation Treaty Necessary

1969.3.13

21-69

Bayh says he's against deployment of ABM

1969.3.17

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Letter to Secretary of the Army Stanley Resor objecting to Army ban on bumper stickers

1969.3.17

22-69

Electoral College Reform - East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

1969.3.20

23-69

Bayh Concerned over Cut in D.C. Headstart

1969.3.20

24-69

Bayh Requests Investigation into Army Medical Neglect

1969.3.21

25-69

Bayh and other Democratic senators ask Nixon to fill the White House Office of Special Trade Representative to give farmers fair representation in trade negotiations

1969.3.24

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Transcript of "Your Senators Report," TV and radio program, by Senators Hugh Scott (R-Pa) and Richard S. Schweiker (R-Pa), for broadcast in Pennsylvania, with Bayh as guest [electoral college reform]

1969.3.26

26-69

The Justice Department Should Reconsider Its Position in the El Paso Natural Gas Case

1969.3.26

27-69

Bayh Introduces Bill Calling for Extended Disaster Relief

1969.4.3

28-69

In Memory of Dr. Martin Luther King

1969.4.4

29-69

Bayh learns that Chicago South Shore and South Bend Railroad will not build marshalling yards within Indiana Lakeshore Dunes area

1969.4.12

30-69

Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois [Electoral College]

1969.4.8

31-69

4th Annual High School Conference Participants Announced

1969.4.11

32-69

Bayh Speaks before National Council of Women [Electoral College]

1969.4.15

33-69

Bayh Says Inadequate Medical Care Cannot Be Tolerated

1969.4.15

34-69

Agriculture Hearing Statement on Hog Cholera

1969.4.15

35-69

Bayh Co-Sponsors Bill to Provide Uniform 24-Hour Voting Period

1969.4.17

36-69

Bayh Speaks before Students at Northwestern [Electoral College]

1969.4.19

37-69

Bay Addresses California Democratic Council [Electoral College]

1969.4.21

38-69

Bayh Speaks before Students at University of Southern California

1969.4.25

39-69

Bayh Raps Administration Decision to Shut Down 59 Job Corps Centers

1969.4.25

40-69

Bayh Introduces Bill Calling for an Office of Executive Management

1969.5.5

41-69

Bayh Speaks before Students at Canisius College [Electoral College]

1969.5.5

42-69

Statement outlining Bayh Bill against pornography just introduced

1969.5.8

43-69

Bayh Co-Sponsors McGovern Bill to Reform Food Stamp Program

1969.5.8

44-69

Bayh sent April 28 letter to Senator Spessard Holland, Chair of Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on Agricultural Appropriations urging granting the request for indemnification part of the Hog Cholera Program (includes Bayh April 29 statement)

1969.5.12

45-69

Bayh Opposes Bill to Reduce Size of Indiana Dunes Park

1969.5.21

46-69

Bayh Addresses Ohio League of Women Voters [Electoral College]

1969.5.22

47-69

Statement before McGovern Commission Task Force on Delegate Selection and Party Structure, Jackson, Mississippi

1969.5.23

48-69

Bayh Co-Sponsors Bill Requiring Financial Disclosure by Federal Judges

1969.5.27

49-69

Bayh Addresses Citizens League

1969.5.28

50-69

Bayh Addresses National Council on Crime and Delinquency

1969.6.8

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Address at 16th National Watershed Congress, Louisville, Kentucky: "Watershed Development -- An Avenue to Rural Development"

1969.6.10

51-69

Bayh Speaks on Electoral College Reform [Louisville]

1969.6.9

52-69

Bayh in Hopes Troop Withdrawal Not Merely Token

1969.6.17

53-69

Bayh Proposes Adjusted Interest Rates on Student Loans

1969

54-69

Bayh Co-Sponsoring Environmental Quality Improvement Act

1969.6.19

55-69

Bayh Disaster Relief Bill Reported Unanimously to Senate

1969.6.24

56-69

Bayh Sponsors Measure Calling for Moratorium of MIRV

1969.6.25

57-69

Bayh Addresses University of North Carolina

1969.7.3

58-69

Bayh Continues Efforts to Strengthen Indemnification Aspect in Hog Cholera Eradication Program

1969.7.10

59-69

Bayh Appeals to Senate for Restoration of Cut E.O.G. Funds [Educational Opportunity Grants]

1969.7.14

60-69

Bayh Proposal to Balance Construction Contracts

1969.7.14

61-69

Voting Rights Hearings to Continue

1969.7.28

62-69

Bayh Addresses the Council of State Governments

1969.7.30

63-69

Senator Bayh Talks with Summer Interns

1969.

64-69

Bayh to Serve on Board of Young Political Organization

1969.7?

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Photo caption: Visit from Indiana Boys' Nation representatives

1969.8.4

65-69

Bayh Calls for Humane Treatment for Prisoners Held by North Vietnam

1969.8.5

66-69

Derailing the Dangerous Arms Race: Bayh Speaks to Colleagues During ABM Debate (includes statement)

1969.8.6

67-69

Bayh and Cook Introduce Legislation to Reduce Number of Military Personnel

1969.8.7

68-69

Bayh Stresses Need for Revitalizing Guaranteed Student Loan Program

1969.8.7

69-69

Bayh Optimistic about Electoral College Reform

1969.8.11

70-69

Bayh Speaks at Greene County Inauguration, Butaw, Alabama (includes text of remarks) [National Democratic Party of Alabama, voting rights for African Americans, Voting Rights Act of 1965]

1969.8.11

71-69

Bayh Joins Hartke in Calling for Senate Ratification of Geneva Protocol of 1925

1969.8.11

72-69

Bayh Joins Tydings in Legislation to Restrict Selling of Pornographic Materials to Minors

1969.9

73-69

Bayh Urges Reform of Electoral College [before National Association of Furniture Manufacturers]

1969.9.

74-69

Statement by United States Senator Birch Bayh before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Sept. 17, Concerning the Appointment of Judge Clement Haynsworth to the United States Supreme Court

1969.9.18

75-69

Senate Today Passed Disaster Act of 1969

1969.9.19

76-69

Testimony by Senator Birch Bayh (D-Ind.) before the O'Hara Commission on Rules

1969.9.19

77-69

Bayh Encouraged by House Passage of Direct Election Measure

1969.9.19

78-69

Senate Passes Cook-Bayh Amendment

1969.9.20

79-69

Bayh says American institutions must allow for open participation of youth [Lexington, Kentucky]

1969.9.23

80-69

Bayh Expresses Alarm over Cuts in Medical Research

1969.9.24

81-69

Bayh Urging Electoral Reform

1969.9.25

82-69

Bayh Urges Electoral Reform before Michigan State Bar

1969.9.29

83-69

Bayh Stresses Need for Electoral College Reform [Saint John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota]

1969.9.27

84-69

Remarks by Bayh to the Franklin County Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner in Columbus, Ohio

1969.9.29

85-69

Bayh told newsmen at a press conference in Minneapolis, "It is time we trade in the electoral College system for a real democratic electoral process."

1969.9.30

86-69

Bayh Gratified with Nixon Support of Direct Election

1969.10.1

87-69

Bayh Urges Reform of Electoral College [Rotary Club, Kettering, Ohio]

1969.10.2

88-69

Bayh Stresses Need for Reform of Electoral System [State University of New York, Canton]

1969.10.2

89-69

Bayh Urges Electoral Reform before Democratic Midwest Conference

1969.10.8

90-69

Bayh Stresses Need for Electoral Reform [University of North Carolina]

1969.10.8

91-69

Statement on Judge Clement F. Haynsworth nomination (includes two versions plus Congressional Record version of Oct. 30, 1969)

1969.10.9

92-69

Corrections to "Bill of Particulars" Concerning the Nomination of Judge Clement F. Haynsworth

1969.10.9

93-69

Text of Letter from Bayh to Senator Ernest Hollings declining idea of debating Clement Haynsworth nomination on TV

1969.10.15

94-69

Bayh Stresses Need for Reforming Electoral College System [Starke County Democratic Central Committee, Ohio]

1969.10.15

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Remarks at Marshall University, West Virginia [Vietnam, political participation]

1969.10.16

95-69

Bayh Urges Citizens of Cleveland Re-Elect Mayor Stokes

1969.10.

96-69

Statement by Bayh (concerning Clement Haynsworth, countering President Richard Nixon)

1969.10.21

97-69

Senator Bayh Calls for Priority Re-Evaluation

1969.10.22

98-69

Bayh Seeks Creation of National Park

1969.10.22

99-69

Bayh Urges Reform Electoral System [Albion College, Michigan]

1969.10.2?

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Materials related to Haynsworth nomination: Robert J. Keefe "Dear Editor" letter enclosing Bill Wise response to Clark Mollenhoff. Bayh statement, and David Mellinkoff (UCLA Law School) letter with Congressional Record enclosures

1969.10.28

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Bayh letter, "Dear fellow member of the Bar," opposing Clement Haynsworthnomination

1969.10.31

100-69

Bayh Asks for Suspension of Unit Train Tariff Rate

1969.11.12

101-69

Bayh Continues to Push for Reform of Electoral System [Temple Judea, Long Island, New York]

1969.11.13

102-69

Bayh Presses for Reform of Electoral College System [University of West Virginia]

1969.11.13

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Speech in Senate opposing Clement Haynsworth nomination

1969.11.13

103-69

Senate Approves 1970 Public Works Bill

1969.11.17

104-69

Bayh Stresses Need for Direct Popular Election[Thiel College, Greenville, Pennsylvania]

1969.11.17

105-69

Bayh Concerned over Inadequate HUD Funding

1969.11.17

106-69

Senator Bayh Addresses Students of Thiel College [electoral college, voting age]

1969.11.20

107-69

Bayh Sponsoring Legislation to Aid Medical & Dental Schools

1969.11.25

108-69

Bayh Urging Reform of Electoral System [National Council of Jewish Women]

1969.11.21

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Boston Speech on Haynsworth

1969.11.26

109-69

Bayh Co-Sponsors Provision for Educational Training of Youthful Prisoners

1969.12.3

110-69

Bayh Tells Students of Need for Electoral Reform [El Camino College, Via Torrance, California]

1969.12.3

111-69

Bayh Asks Students for Their Support of Direct Election [Grossmont College, El Cajon, California]

1969.12.6

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Remarks at P.A.C.E. Annual Correctional Conference, Indianapolis [penal reform]

1969.11.26

112-69

Germ Warfare Ban Renews Call for Ratification of 1925 Geneva Accord

1969.12.4

112-69

Bayh Stresses Need for Electoral Reform [Santa Barbara City College, California]

1969.12.4

113-69

Bayh Tells UCLA Students of a More Responsive System [University California at Los Angeles]

1969.12.3

114-69

Is Disaster Relief Responsive to the Victims?

1969.12.9

115-69

Obstructionist Tactics Delay Consideration of Electoral College Reform

1969.12.11

116-69

Electoral Reform Still Being Blocked in Committee

1969.12.11

117-69

Senate Approves Additional Funds for D.C.

1969.12.11

118-69

Bayh Urges Senate Passage of Education Budget Increase

1969.12.12

119-69

Bayh Stresses Need for Maintaining Locally-Controlled ASCS Offices [Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service]

1969.12.12

120-69

Remarks to Press Conference (Bill of Rights Day, Human Rights Week)

1969.12.15

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Crime prevention [first of a series of weekly columns being sent out to editors]

1969.12.16

121-69

Bayh asks NASA to cooperate in the establishment of the Grissom Visitor Center at Spring Mill State Park

1969.12.22

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Achieving peace [

1969.12.23

122-69

Bayh a Leader in Fight for "Philadelphia Plan"

1969.12.23

123-69

70 Witnesses to Testify on Disaster Assistance

1969.12.29

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Judicial ethics

1969.12

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Nomination of Clement F. Haynsworth, Jr.: Senate Minority Report, 91st Congress, 1st Session, Submitted by Birch Bayh; Press Copy

1970 Press Releases

1970.1.5

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: [foreign aid, A.I.D.]

1970.1.6

1-70

Hearings to begin to develop comprehensive disaster relief legislation in Biloxi, Mississippi (as chairman of the Special Subcommittee on Disaster Relief of the Public Works Committee)

1970.1.7

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Opening statement at disaster relief hearings

1970.1.6

2-70

Bayh urges electoral college reform [Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach]

1970.1.12

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Record of a Decade

1970.1.14

4-70

Press Conference on Disaster Relief Hearings: Statement (includes multiple copies of CR from March 20, 1970 introducing S. 3619)

1970.1.14

5-70

Senator Bayh Proposes Reform of Nation's Disaster Laws

1970.1.15

6-70

Bayh Praises League's Work [League of Women Voters, direct election of the President, electoral college reform] (includes Bayh statement to LWV president at press briefing)

1970.1.19

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Tax reform bill passed at end of 1969

1970.1.16

7-70

Speech at Oklahoma City University on making our system work in turbulent times [Haynsworth, judicial reform]

1970.1.20

8-70

$19.8 Billion HEW-Labor appropriation Vital to Nation's Welfare

1970.1.22

9-70

Bayh urges Senate Subcommittee on Executive Reorganization to give broad authority to new Office of Consumer Affairs in representing consumers before federal agencies and courts

1970.1.22

10-70

Bayh response to State of the Union message

1970.1.26

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Disaster relief legislation recommendations

1970.1.26

11-70

"A New American Policy for the Middle East?"

1970.1.28

12-70

Bayh cosponsors amendment to ESEA to include corrections education as part of Teacher Corps program

1970.2.1

13-70

Opening of disaster relief hearings in Roanoke, Virginia by Special Subcommittee on Disaster Relief

1970.1.30

14-70

Bayh Authors Bill to Assist Minor[underage] War Widows

1970.1.30

16-70

Bayh asks FHA and VA to accept insured mortgages as Indiana legal limit of 8% interest until state usury laws can be amended

1970.2.2

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Making system respond to current problems and involvement of young people [18-year-old voting age]

1970.2.3

17-70

18-Year-Old Vote Hearings to Begin Feb. 16

1970.2.3

18-70

[Marked "void"]:Bayh Introduces Amendment to 1964 Mass Transportation Act

1970.2.3

19-70

Appointment of Paul J. Mode as chief counsel of Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments, replacing Larry Conrad

1970.2.6

20-70

Statement before Indiana Air Pollution Control Board: "Proposed Standards for Metropolitan Indianapolis"

1970.2.7

21-70

Speech before California Democratic Conference, Los Angeles [pollution]

1970.2.5

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Bayh to Address California Senate and Assembly [electoral college reform, direct election]

1970.2.

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Letter to editor of the News responding to an article, "How About It?" suggesting that Bayh's opposition to Haynsworth should imply he would also go after Douglas [n.b. Response notes that Rep. Gerald Ford is threatening to launch impeachment proceedings against Douglas if the Senate doesn't confirm Haynsworth.]

1970.2.11

22-70

Keeping the Faith -- the Ethical Aspects [ethics, judicial reform, congressional reform]

1970.2.5

23-70

Bayh sends telegram to Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, chairman of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, asking him to investigate Indiana State Reformatory incident in which guards wounded 46 inmates and killed one

1970.2.9

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Bayh speaking in support of electoral college reform before California Senate and Assembly

1970.2.9

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Tribute to Ernie Pyle

1970.2.10

26-70

Bayh and 7 other Senators call on Nixon to ensure immediate food aid to war victims in eastern Nigeria [Biafra]

1970.2.11

27-70

Witnesses Announced for 18-Year-Old Vote Hearings

1970.2.16

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Concern about whether Nixon administration is abandoning Israel for a new Middle East policy

1970.2.16

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Opening statement at Constitutional Amendment Subcommittee hearings on lowering voting age [18-year-old vote]

1970.2.17

28-70

Statement announcing opposition to nomination of G. Harrold Carswell to the Supreme Court

1970.2.23

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Co-sponsorship of bill to establish Office of Consumer Affairs in Office of the President

1970.2.24

29-70

Additional hearings on lowering voting age to be held in Constitutional Amendments Subcommittee

1970.2.25

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Statement: "Reordering Our National Priorities: The Rhetoric of Promise and the Reality of Performance" [Priorities Committee of the Democratic Policy Council]

1970.2.26

[30-70]

Hearings to be held on Constitutional Amendment for Equal Rights for Women

1970.2.27

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Statement: The Concentrated Employment Program (prepared for Subcommittee on Employment, Manpower, and Poverty of Committee on Labor and Public Welfare)

1970.2.28

31-70

Bayh named to new Select Committee on Equal Educational Opportunity

1970.3.2

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: National budget priorities

1970?

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Mrs. Bayh speech on girls fulfilling their potential

1970.3.9

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Direct election of the President

1970.3.6

32-70

Bayh encourages passage of Scott-Hart amendment to 1965 Voting Rights Act (extending ban on literacy tests and limit on residential requirements in Presidential elections)

1970.3.11

33-70

Bayh invitation with Edward Kennedy to Chief Justice to address joint session of Congress each year on "The State of the Judiciary"

1970.3.13

34-70

Bayh to introduce Omnibus Disaster Assistance Act

1970.3.16

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Opening statement in Opposition to the Nomination of G. Harrold Carswell

1970.3.16

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Bayh-Lines from Washington:Support for Soil Conservation Service

1970.3.19

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Telegram sent to American Bar Association president Bernard Segal from eight ABA members opposed to Carswellnomination

1970.3.19

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Speech in Chicago on Middle East

1970.3.22

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Speech at American Personnel and Guidance Convention, New Orleans [social problems, budget]

1970.3.23

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Disaster Relief Legislation

1970.3.24

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Speech on Senate floor in opposition to Carswell nomination

1970.3.25

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Press Conference material on Carswell nomination: Joint Statement by Bayh and Senator Edward Brooke opposing Carswell nomination; and summary of study of Carswell's judicial record

1970.3.30

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Over 200 Supreme Court Law Clerks Urge Senate Rejection of Carswell; also March 31 letter to William B. Saxbe from "Dick" in support of Carswell ("Attachment #1" at top)

1970.3.30

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: State of the Judiciary

1970.4.2

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Statement opposing Carswell nomination

1970.4.6

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: [Federal spending on medical research]

1970.4.7

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Bayh speaking to Texas League of Women Voters in Houston on electoral college reform

1970.4.9

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Bayh as chair of Special Subcommittee on Disaster Relief announces hearings on S. 3619 Omnibus Disaster Assistance Act and federal response to Hurricane Camille

1970.4.10

35-70

Bayh Co-Sponsors Senate Resolution on Strategic Arms Control

1970.4.13

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: [Earth Day, the crisis of pollution]

1970.4.13

36-70

5th Annual High School Conference Participants Announced

1970.4.16

37-70

Bayh speaks to Temple University students and environmental specialists on pollution control

1970.4.17

38-70

Bayh introduces into record of Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on electoral reform a letter of support from 24 House Judiciary Committee members

1970.4.17

39-70

Bayh speaking to Fort Wayne Downtown Association on urban financing problems

1970.4.20

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Equal Rights for Women Amendment (hearings called in Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments)

1970.4.24

SSDR

Announcement of witnesses from 11 government agencies to testify before Special Subcommittee on Disaster Relief on April 28

1970.4.27

SSDR

Bayh Opening Statement to hearings of Special Subcommittee on Disaster Relief

1970.5.1

40-70

President Nixon needs to admit mistake in Indochina, not escalate Vietnam war through invasion of Cambodia

1970.5.4

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Speech to National Convention of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) in Denver [electoral reform, Haynsworth nomination]

1970.5.4

41-70

Announcement of over 30 witnesses to testify on equal rights for women May 5-7 before Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments

1970.5.4

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Vocational education

1970.5.5

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Opening Statement at hearings on equal rights for women in Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments

1970.5.5

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Statement Introducing an Amendment to Limit Farm Subsidy Payments

1970.5.6

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Bayh to address League of Women Voters gathering in Old Senate Office Building courtyard, receive petition to provide congressional representation for District of Columbia

1970.5.6

42-70

Statement…on Accepting a Petition from the District of Columbia League of Women Voters on Congressional Representation for the District

1970.5.6

43-70

Bayh has reserved auditorium of New Senate Office Building for May 7 meeting of student protestors against war in Southeast Asia [Vietnam]

1970.5.7

43-70

Statement at Student Meeting with United States Senators

1970.5.11

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Farm subsidy program going to large businesses

1970.5.14

44-70

Bayh urges House and Senate Appropriations Committee to fund Indiana public works projects in 1971 (includes statement before Senate Appropriations Committee Public Works Subcommittee)

1970.5.18

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Need for funding for Indiana public works projects

1970.5.21

45-70

Opposition to unconstitutional provisions in District of Columbia Crime Bill

1970.5.21

46-70

Bayh and Mondale write to Attorney General John Mitchell to request convening a Federal Grand Jury to investigate deaths and woundings at Jackson State University May 20 (includes letter to Mitchell)

1970.5.21

47-70

Bayh testifies before Constitutional Rights Subcommittee of Judiciary Committee in opposition to Justice Department's "preventive detention" bill

1970.5.22

48-70

Announcement of hearings June 1 in Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments on amendments to provide congressional representation for District of Columbia

1970.5.23

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Mrs. Bayh Addresses Journalism Sorority, urging political participation

1970.5.24

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Marvella Bayh Delivers Commencement Address at Ft. Wright College (Spokane, Washington)

1970.5.25

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Nurses program begun at Purdue University [national health care crisis]

1970.5.26

49-70

Bayh amendment to Office of Education Appropriations Bill to increase funding for guidance, counseling, and testing

1970.5.26

50-70

Bayh co-sponsors Employment and Training Opportunities Act of 1970

1970.5.26

51-70

Bayh and William Saxbe (R-Ohio) to co-chair "Participation '70" workshops at Wooster College in summer

1970.5.27

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: State of the U.S. economy

1970.5.29

52-70

Announcement of witness list for hearings June 1 on congressional representation for the District of Columbia

1970.6.1

53-70

Bayh joins more than 60 Senators in urging immediate approval of more fighter jets for Israel

1970.6.1

54-70

Bayh co-sponsors resolution as final tribute to American servicemen who have died

1970.6.1

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Unemployment rising in Indiana

1970.6.1

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Opening Statement by Senator Bayh at District of Columbia Representation Hearings

1970.6.2

55-70

Statement before Senate in support of Cooper-Church Amendment barring President from involving U.S. military in Cambodia after July 1, 1970

1970.6.4

56-70

Urgent Need for Electoral Reform [electoral college]

1970.6.6

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Bayh speech in San Diego at testimonial dinner for Wadie Deddeh on electoral college reform

1970.6.8

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Bayh speaking at Town Hall meeting in Los Angeles on electoral college reform

1970.6.8

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Prisoners of war in Vietnam and Laos

1970.6.12

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Speech in Miami on economic decline under Nixon

1970.6.12

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Speech at Tiger Bay Club, Miami on Nixon's failed policy in Vietnam and Cambodia

1970.6.13

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Speech in Macon, Georgia on greater political participation by African-Americans

1970.6.13

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Speech to Young Democrats in Cocoa Beach, Florida onreality vs. rhetoric and working toward ideals

1970.6.15

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[Bayh-Lines from Washington:]Hospital funding shortage

1970.6.15

58-70

Bayh testifies before Banking and Currency Committee's Subcommittee on Small Business in support for more opportunities for small minority enterprises

1970.6.15

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Testimony before Banking and Currency Committee's Subcommittee on Small Business

1970.6.17

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Speech dedicating Burns Waterway Public Harbor

1970.6.19

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Speech in Mt. Hood, Oregon, on economic decline under Nixon

1970.6.22

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Statement on Byrd amendment to the Cooper-Church Amendment

1970.6.22

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Violence in political discourse

1970.6.23

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Speech in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on need for national Democratic leadership

1970.6.23

59-70

Bayh and 90 others send letter to Secretary of Transportation urging adherence to air bag installation regulation effective January 1973

1970.6.26

60-70

American Veterans Committee presenting Bayh with Eleanor Roosevelt Citizenship Award

1970.6.26

61-70

Bayh addressing 1st Annual Conference of the National Association of Minority Contractors on need for broader minority participation in construction industry

1970.6.26

62-70

Bayh amendment to Education Appropriations Bill adding $10 million for guidance and counseling adopted by Senate

1970.6.30

63-70

Bayh calls upon Senate to override Nixon veto of Hill-Burton Hospital Construction Program and reorder national priorities

1970.6.30?

57-70

Statement on Senate floor urging override of Nixon veto of Hill-Burton Hospital Construction Program

1970.7.1

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Statement: Reform of the Military Justice System [two versions: 16 pp. with footnotes; 1 p. with summary of proposed reforms]

1970.7.1

64-70

Bayh announces proposals to reform military justice system

1970.7.2

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Bayh approves nomination of David Bruce to head Paris peace talks on Vietnam War

1970.7.4

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Statement on the 4th of July

1970.7.6

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[Bayh-Lines from Washington?]: Override of Presidential veto of Hill-Burton Hospital Construction Program

1970.7.13

66-70

Bayh and 85 other senators send letter to North Vietnam Premier Pham Van Dong protesting treatment of American prisoners of war [POWs, MIAs]

1970.7.10

67-70

Bayh praises Nixon for reorganization plan that creates Environmental Protection Agency [EPA, pollution]

1970.7.13

68-70

Bayh calling executive session of Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments to consider bills providing congressional representation for the District of Columbia, creating an equal rights amendment, and lowering the voting age to 18.

1970.7.13

69-70

Bayh calls on Indiana Governor Edgar Whitcomb to call special session of legislature to pass cost-of-living adjustments to welfare so that Indiana can receive federal funds for aid to dependent children

1970.7.13

70-70

Bayh calls on chairman of Civil Aeronautics Board to investigate laws and regulations that allowed bankruptcy of World Academy tours, Inc. of Cincinnati

1970.7.16

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Statement in Senate opposing conference report on DC Crime Bill

1970.7.20

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Inadequacies in military justice system

1970.7.27

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Indiana-Burns Waterway Harbor

1970.7.?

71-70

Bayh announces that Senate Public Works Committee has asked Secretary of Army to review erosion of Ohio River banks near Newburg

1970.7.27

72-70

Bayh criticizes Nixon administration for dragging its heels on women's rights (includes statement in Senate)

[1970.7.?]

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Bayh says U.S. Corps of Engineers has been authorized to proceed with feasibility study of floodwall in Lawrenceburg

1970.7.28

73-70

Constitutional Amendments Subcommittee votes to send amendments on 18-year-old voting age and equal rights for women to full Judiciary Committee

1970.7.29

74-70

Bayh urges Democratic Party's Commission on Party Structure and Delegate Selection to give 18-year-olds full participation in party affairs

1970.7.29

75-70

Bayh introduces amendment to military procurement bill to requiring Congress to authorize military manpower levels on an annual basis

1970.8.2

76-70

Bayh to receive 1970 Legislative Award of Merit from American Trial Lawyers Association

1970.8.5

77-70

Bayh rejects Nixon charge of careless Congressional spending, blames President for economic slowdown

1970.8.3

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Amendments on 18-year-old voting age and equal rights for women

1970.8.6

78-70

Bayh introduces Military Justice Act of 1970 (includes packet: "How the New Code Will Work"; summary of the major reforms in the proposed act; Bayh Senate floor statement of Aug 6, 1970, "Comprehensive Revision of the Uniform Code of Military Justice"; and section-by-section analysis of major provisions)

1970.8.7

79-70

Bayh introduces Judicial Disqualification Act of 1970 and Omnibus Disclosure Act for public officials (includes statement “The Conduct of Public Officials,” section-by-section summaries of the Judicial Disqualification Act of 1970 and the Omnibus Disclosure Act, “The Omnibus Disclosure Act Compared with Existing Law and Other Proposed Legislation” [missing page d], Bayh’s personal financial disclosure) [judicial reform, congressional reform]

1970.8.10

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Bayh amendment adding funding to Office of Education Appropriations bill to fund guidance and counseling

1970.8.?

80-70

Joint statement with Vance Hartke on the kidnapping of Dan Mitrione, A.I.D. employee in Uruguay

1970.8.?

81-70

Statement of shock at Nixon veto of Education Appropriations bill and Housing and Urban Development appropriation

1970.8.12

82-70

Bayh deplores Judiciary Committee decision to delay action on Equal Rights for Women amendment

1970.8.12

83-70

Committee on Public Works reports favorably on Disaster Assistance Act of 1970

1970.8.13

84-70

Senate approval of resolution sponsored jointly with Hartke expressing sorrow over death of Dan Mitrione, A.I.D. employee in Uruguay

1970.8.14

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Statement on Filing Report of the Senate Judiciary Committee Endorsing Direct Popular Election [electoral college]

1970.8.14

85-70

Bayh introduces sense of the Senate resolution urging President Nixon to fill the 21 vacancies on the National Advisory Council on Economic Opportunity (includes statement)

1970.8.14

86-70

Bayh tells Democratic Youth Camp in Buckhannon, West Virginia, that young people have to help with voter registration among newly enfranchise 18-21-year olds.

1970.8.17

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Principles underlying Judicial Disqualification Act and Omnibus Disclosure Act for public officials

1970.8.22

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Speech at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on Nixon economic policy as a failure

1970.8.21

87-70

Senate accepted by voice vote Bayh's amendment to military procurement bill, requiring Congress to authorize military manpower levels annually

1970.8.24

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Getting additional funding for Indiana public works projects

1970.8.28

88-70

Bayh releases hearings held on 18-year-old voting age

1970.8.31

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Electoral college reform [direct election]

1970.9.1

89-[70]

Bayh calls for end of Culebra as a Navy practice site and urges adoption of a joint resolution to make it a national park (includes statement)

1970.9.7

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Organization and role of Congress

1970.9.?

90-70

Statement by Bayh in Fort Wayne that Nixon supports proposed constitutional amendment for direct popular election of the President and Vice President

1970.9.?

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Press conference in San Francisco on Nixon administration attempts to mute voice of Congress

1970.9.16

91-70

Bayh supports Nixon's rejection of Arab guerrillas making distinctions between Jewish and non-Jewish American hostages in Jordan joined 10 other Senators in telegram to Nixon

1970.9.10

92-70

Employment and Training Opportunities Act of 1970, co-sponsored by Bayh, approved by Senate

1970.9.18

93-70

Bayh and other senators receive White House response to telegram regarding American hostages in Jordan

1970.9.18

94-70

Senate passes Small Business Act of 1970, with Bayh amendment to provide assistance to small construction contractors

1970.9.20

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Remarks in Salem, Oregon on improving conditions for migrant and minority workers living in poverty

1970.9.21

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: The role of Congressional committees

1970.9.23

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Statement in Senate complaining about stalling action in the Judiciary Committee on S.J. Res. 1 on direct election of the President

1970.9.28

95-70

Bayh says if Senate fails to vote yes on cloture on Tuesday and vote on electoral reform on its merits, it will shows failure in the working of our democratic system

1970.9.28

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: How a bill goes through Congress

1970.10.6

96-70

Bayh and three other Judiciary Committee members support S. 3201, the Consumer Protection Act of 1970

1970.10.7

97-70

Bayh leads off Senate debate on Equal Rights Amendment with strong statement of support

1970.10.12

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Military Procurement bill approved, including Bayh amendment requiring Congress to authorize military manpower levels annually

1970.10.12

99-70

Bayh urges Senate passage of Occupational Safety and Health Act

1970.10.13

100-70

Bayh condemns Nixon veto of campaign expenditures bill

1970.10.14

101-70

Bayh introduces new version of Equal Rights Amendment to meet objections of critics (includes his floor statement, "The Equal Rights Amendment")

1970.10.30

102-70

Statement in support of Richard Ottinger as Senator from New York

1970.10.30

103-70

Statement in support of Jake Zimmerman as Senator from Delaware

1970.10.31

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Press conference statement condemning violence and stoning of President Nixon's motorcade in California Thursday night

1970.11.2

104-70

Bayh proposes modification of Equal Rights Amendment to clarify that 14th Amendment applies fully

1970.11.6

105-70

Bayh urges NATO members to resist protectionist pressures and adopt measures to hold down inflation

1970.11.9

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Midterm election shows American people want strong legislative branch

1970.11.16

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Hope that election results will change economic policy

1970.11.22

106-70

Bayh urges Senate to override Nixon veto of campaign spending bill

1970.11.23

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Thanksgiving reflections on the state of American society

1970.11.25

107-70

Bayh challenges Nixon to clarify his position on anti-poverty program and back it with tangible commitment

1970.11.26

108-70

Bayh calls for prompt Senate approval of Consumer Protection Act (includes statement in Senate)

1970.12.3

109-70

Bayh urges Nixon to intercede with Soviet Union to secure release of Lithuanian sailor defecting to America (includes statement in Senate)

1970.12.3

110-70

Bayh opposes supersonic transport and questions national priorities [SST]

1970.12.10

111-70

Bayh proposes legislation establishing a professional network of child care centers throughout the U.S. (includes statement)

1970.12.15

113-70

Bayh urges President, Senate, and all Americans to demonstrate concern over treatment of Jews in Soviet Union (includes statement)

1970.12.17

114-70

Statement in Senate on GNP reaching one-trillion-dollar mark because of inflation

1970.12.14

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Bayh-Lines from Washington: Supersonic Transport [SST] rejected by Senate but still supported by administration

1970.12.18

115-70

Bayh sent letter to Nixon urging him to lend full weight to a program to help employees involved with SST finding other employment [supersonic transport] (includes text of letter)

1970.12.?

116-70

Bayh Proposes Amendment to Family Assistance Act

1970.12.18

117-70

Congress Approves Bayh's Disaster Relief Act of 1970

1970.12.19

118-70

Bayh introduces "sense of the Senate" resolution directed to easing plight of workers now employed in the SST program

1970.12.21

119-70

Statement in Senate in support of extending 18-year-old franchise to state and local elections

1970.12.22

120-70

Bayh uses parliamentary maneuver to get Senate to consider extending 18-year-old franchise to state and local elections

1971 Press Releases

1971.1.1

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Bayh, recently appointed chairmanship of Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency, says criminal justice system fails with youthful offenders

1971.1.8

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Statement regarding two civil suits against Bayh in District of Columbia alleging misconduct in connection with bankruptcy and reorganization of two trusts in Indiana

1971.1.12

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Statement at press conference in New York City on need for population control

1971.1.12

1-71

Bayh appeals to Soviet Communist Party Chairman Kosygin to help reverse present deterioration in Soviet-American relations

1971.1.6

2-71

Bayh will introduce legislation to completely overhaul national approach to juvenile delinquency (includes statement, plus “Summary and Analysis of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1972,” “Section-by-Section Analysis of the Provisions of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1972,” and a typescript draft of the bill)

1971.1.11

2-71

Bayh attacks Nixon move to reduce business taxes

1971.1.20

3-71

Bayh announces revision of proposal for direct popular election of President (includes statement and proposed joint resolution)

1971.1.22

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Statement on President's State of the Union speech

1971.1.22

4-71

Bayh urges Democratic Party's O'Hara Commission on Rules to adopt apportionment method for 1972 convention based on population or measure of Democratic strength

1971.1.29

5-71

Bayh asks U.S. Civil Service Commission chairman to investigate reports of political clearances being required for career civil service positions

1971.1.29

6-71

Bayh responds to President's budget

1971.2.1

7-71

Bayh announced Lawrence Speiser as staff director and chief counsel of Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency

1971.2.2

7-71

Bayh introduces Universal Child Care and Child Development Act of 1971 to establish comprehensive program of child care services (includes statement and “Section-by-Section Analysis of the Universal Child Care and Development Act of 1971)

1971.2.4

8-71

Bayh urges New York City Democrats to work for unity within the party

1971.2.10

9-71

Bayh says if President will not control inflation, Congress must

1971.1.12

10-71

Bayh says survey of effects Supreme Court decision of lowering voting age for federal elections establishes need to lower it for all elections (includes decision summary)

1971.2.12

11-71

Announcement of speakers for 6th annual Indiana High School Leadership Conference

1971.2.22

12-71

Bayh introduces bill to grant national charter to Gold Star Wives of America

1971.2.22

13-71

Bayh introduces bill to amend Uniform Time Act of 1966 to give communities discretion in choosing time zones

1971.2.22

14-71

Bayh introduces bill to provide broad system of property insurance for losses suffered in disasters

1971.2.22

15-71

Bayh calls meeting of Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments for Wednesday, February 24, to consider 18-year-old vote amendment

1971.2.?

16-71

Statement on amending Senate rule XXII to reform filibuster procedures

1971.2.24

17-71

Bayh criticizes Nixon decision to suspend Davis-Bacon Act on wage contracts on federally assisted construction projects

1971.2.25

18-71

Bayh announces to Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights the introduction of legislation allowing citizens rights to see and correct information in government data banks (includes statement: "Hearings on Privacy")

1971.2.25

19-71

Bayh urges Congress to approve his plan for upgrading unemployment insurance (includes statement)

1971.2.25

20-71

Bayh says administration explanations of Laos operations are inconsistent

1971.2.25

20-71

Bayh introduces legislation to allow retired railroad employees serving as community officials to retain public office [Railroad Retirement Act]

1971.2?.?

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Bayh announces recently declassified Army plan for collecting information related to civil disturbances

1971.3.1

22-71

Bayh introduces legislation to amend Medicare to relieve space pressure in hospitals and reduce total medical care costs

1971.3.2

23-71

Bayh introduces legislation to increase Veterans Administration payments toward burial costs

1971.3.2

24-71

Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments approves reporting out S.J. Res. 7, the 18-year-old vote amendment

1971.3.5

25-71

Bayh urges Senate Armed Services Committee not to approve President's request for a two-year extension of the draft (includes statement)

1971.3.?

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Statement on an ABM agreement, with Bayh draft resolution urging immediate initiation of negotiations with the Soviet Union

1971.3.4

26-71

Senate Judiciary Committee reports out S. J. Res. 7, the 18-year-old vote amendment

1971.3.8

27-71

Bayh will introduce comprehensive reform of military justice system (includes Bayh opening remarks and summary)

1971.3.9

28-71

Bayh criticizes Nixon analysis of unemployment problem before Regis College students, Weston, Massachusetts

1971.3.9

29-71

First day of Senate debate on 18-year-old vote amendment

1971.3.10

30-71

Senate approves 18-year-old vote amendment

1971.3.11

31-71

Bayh introduces legislation to deal with growing drug abuse in armed forces (includes statement and summary)

1971.3.11

32-71

Statement on death of Whitney Young

1971.3.17

33-71

Bayh and Jennings Randolph sponsor first of strategy sessions aimed at ratification of 18-year-old vote

1971.3.18

34-71

Bayh circulates for cosponsorship a resolution urging President to undertake immediate negotiations with the USSR

1971.3.15

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Letter from Bayh to Attorney General John Mitchell concerning police abuses against Mexican-American communities in Texas

1971.3.22

35-71

Bayh announces plan to introduce "sense of the Senate" resolution with Proxmire and Nelson to relief workers in SSt program (includes resolution)

1971.3.19

36-71

Bayh, Hart, and Kennedy ask Assistant Attorney General Jerris Leonard to improve civil rights enforcement of Law Enforcement Assistance Administration if his nomination is approved (includes letter and questions)

1971.3.22

37-71

Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency to begin hearings at end of March on federal role in juvenile delinquency problem

1971.3.24

38-71

Bayh proposes plan to upgrade national unemployment insurance system (includes statement)

1971.3.?

39-71

Bayh letter to Hartke in support of S.904, amendment to Uniform Time Act, and regret at not being at hearing

1971.3.24

40-71

Bayh makes statement before House Committee on the Judiciary in favor of H. J. Res 208 and S. J. Res. 8 guaranteeing equal rights to men and women; Judiciary Committee now holding 4 days of hearings (includes excerpts from his statement)

1971.3.24

41-71

Bayh introduces with others a sense of the Senate" resolution with Proxmire and Nelson to relief workers in SSt program (includes statement)

1971.3.27

42-71

Bayh urges Oregon voters to support 18-year-old vote constitutional amendment

1971.3.30

43-71

Bayh proposes combining authorization and appropriation processes and earmarking large portion of annual revenue increase for domestic programs

1971.3.29

44-71

Hearings of Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency to be held March 31 and April 1

1971.3.31

46-71

Bayh in opening statement of Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency hearings characterizes Juvenile Delinquency Prevention and Control Act under Nixon as a failure

1971.4.1

47-71

Bayh charges Nixon administration request for 1972 Title III of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act is inadequate [counseling, guidance, testing]

1971.4.1

48-71

Bayh urges passage of Emergency Employment Act of 1971

1971.4.11

49-71

Bayh condemns Nixon's disbanding of Youth Opportunity Council (includes statement)

1971.4.7

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Press conference statement on court martial of Lieutenant William Calley

1971.4.12

50-71

Bayh to continue efforts against Nixon's request for two-year extension of the draft

1971.4.14

51-71

Bayh attacks Nixon's decision to alter depreciation allowances for businesses (includes statement and "sense of the Senate" resolution)

1971.4.14

52-71

Bayh introduces bill to extend draft for only one year and limit draftees to be inducted (includes statement)

1971.4.15

53-71

Bayh urges Senate Democratic Policy Committee to oppose Nixon's proposals for liberalizing business depreciation allowances (includes letter to Majority Leader Mike Mansfield)

1971.4.20

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Bayh as chair of Subcommittee on Roads of Committee on Public Works announces series of public hearings on highway safety May 10-14 [Subcommittee on Roads press release]

1971.4.21

54-71

Bayh requests that Vietnam Veterans Against the War be able to use Senate cafeteria under his sponsorship April 22-26 (includes note on S. Res. 101 allowing them to camp out in Mall area)

1971.4.23

55-71

Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency to hold three days of hearings May 3-5 on juvenile correctional and detention facilities

1971.4.23

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Statement on Vietnam War Demonstrations April 23, 1971

1971.4.28

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Statement Regarding Secretary Connally's Defense of the President's Depreciation Proposals

1971.4.28

56-71

Bayh supports legislation to establish Institute for Continuing Studies of Juvenile Justice (includes statement before Judiciary Subcommittee #3)

1971.4.30

56-71

Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency to hold three days of hearings May 3-5 on juvenile correctional and detention facilities

1971.4.29

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Statement on the Occasion of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the National Welfare Rights Organization Presentment [sic] of a Petition against War and Repression

1971.4.30

57-71

Bayh introduces legislative package to extend Juvenile Delinquency Prevention and Control Act for one year and amend federal law on justice system for minors

1971.5.3

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Statement at Treasury Department public hearings on proposed asset depreciation range system

1971.5.3

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Opening statement at Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency's hearings on juvenile confinement institutions and correctional systems

1971.5.3

58-71

Bayh condemns Nixon's proposed changes in depreciation allowance

1971.5.10

59-71

Bayh as chair of Subcommittee on Roads of Public Works Committee opens five days of hearings on highway safety

1971-5-11

60-71

Bayh supports "sense of the Senate" resolution saying girls should be able to serve as Senate pages (includes statement)

1971.5.10

61-71

Bayh condemns government's suspension of constitutional rights of anti-war protestors in Washington (includes statement)

1971.5.11

62-71

Bayh supports bill to grant special immigrant visas to 30,000 Soviet Jews and their families (includes statement)

1971.5.13

63-71

Bayh urges Democratic Policy Council to adopt his recommendations for reform of unemployment insurance compensation system (includes statement)

1971.5.12

64-71

Bayh introduces two bills requiring federal government to purchase recycled materials and products made with recycled materials whenever possible (includes statement)

1971.5.14

65-71

Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency to resume hearings on detention and correctional institutions May 17 and 18

1971.5.17

66-71

Bayh introduces two bills to establish higher standards of conduct for public officials (Judicial Disqualification Act of 1971, Omnibus Disclosure Act) (includes statement)

1971.5.17

67-71

Bayh with Ribicoff and Saxbe offers substitute proposal for Mansfield amendment to reduce American military forces in Europe (includes amendment, fact sheet on same, and statement)

1971.5.19

68-71

Bayh supports Campaign GM, Round II giving non-stockholders affected by corporate actions a voice in corporate affairs (includes floor statement)

1971.5.24

69-71

Bayh issues statement urging Nixon to resist Egypt's demands to pressure Israel to withdraw from the occupied territories (statement included in text)

1971.5.25

70-71

Officials of Justice Department and Department of Health, Education and Welfare to testify in Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency on Bayh's proposed Juvenile Delinquency Amendments of 1971

1971.5.26

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Testimony before Subcommittees on Children and Youth and Employment, Manpower and Poverty in support of S. 1512 and S. 530, the Universal Child Care and Child Development Act of 1971 introduced by Bayh

1971.5.27

71-71

Bayh urges Public Works Subcommittees of the House and Senate Appropriations Committee to appropriate funds for at least one of the fully authorized dam and lake projects in Indiana

1971.5.28

72-71

Bayh objects to calls for drug treatment and rehabilitation of servicemen to be provided by the military (includes statement)

1971.6.3

73-71

Bayh calls executive session of Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments for June 4 to consider equal rights, direct election, and representation for the District of Columbia

1971.6.4

74-71

Bayh votes for Hatfield Amendment to end the draft, urges Senate to at least limit the extension to only one year

1971.6.8

75-71

Bayh with Scott and Cooper introduces bill to establish Foreign Service Employee Grievance and Appeals Board

1971.6.9

76-71

Bayh tells National Convocation of Lawyers to End the War that only way to end it is for Congress to set a date for withdrawal

1971.6.10

77-71

Bayh opens three days of special Public Works Committee hearings in California on impact and administration of federal disaster relief programs (includes opening statement)

1971.6.9

78-71

Bayh proposes that NASA satellites be used to photograph poppy fields in areas known to be prime sources of raw heroin (letter to NASA Administrator James Chipman Fletcher included)

1971.6.15

80-71

Bayh urges Secretary of Army to consider repeal of regulations requiring applicants to reveal juvenile court records

1971.6.15

81-71

Bayh declares Congress must set date for American withdrawal from Vietnam before possibility of a negotiated settlement slips away (includes Statement on Amendment to End the War)

1971.6.17

82-71

Bayh introduces Anti-Poison Act of 1971 to ban use of poisons to kill wildlife and bill to ban use of leg-hold or steel-jaw traps and outlaw sale of interstate transportation of skins taken with such traps

1971.6.16

83-71

Bayh to tour New York City juvenile correction facilities with New York City Councilman Carter Burden

1971.6.17

84-17

Bayh's bill to extend Juvenile Delinquency Prevention and Control Act of 1968 reported out of Judiciary Committee

1971.6.21

85-71

Bayh urges Nixon to declare portions of the Southwest major disaster areas (includes statement)

1971.6.21

86-71

Bayh pleased with Senate passage of Juvenile Delinquency Prevention and Control Act

1971.6.22

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Statement on the Cook-Stevens Amendment to End the War (in support)

1971.6.23

87-71

Bayh urges Senate Appropriations Committee to appropriate more for juvenile delinquency for 1972 than Nixon is asking (includes letter to committee chair Allen J. Ellender)

1971.6.23

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Statement on Continuing the Selective Service Debate on Senate Floor

1971.6.24

88-71

Senate passes Bayh amendment to draft bill requiring Department of Defense to provide precise information to justify force levels recommended (includes amendment and statement)

1971.6.24

89-71

Bayh with Mathias and Cook and others introduces bill to expand federal role in developing juvenile delinquency prevention and control programs (includes statement introducing Juvenile Delinquency Prevention and Rehabilitation Act of 1971)

1971.6.24

90-71

Bayh and Hruska introduce administration bill to include methadone maintenance under federal narcotic treatment programs (includes statement proposing amendment to Narcotic Addict Rehabilitation Act of 1966) [drug abuse]

1971.6.25

91-71

Bayh has written EPA Administrator William Ruckelshaus criticizing discharge of effluence into tributaries of Lake Michigan (includes text of letter)

1971.6.29

92-71

Bayh will introduce bill to extend provisions of 1964 and 1968 Civil Rights Acts to cover sex discrimination (includes Summary of Women's Equality Act)

1971.6.30

93-71

Bayh calls Nixon's veto of Accelerated Public Works Bill a lack of sensitivity to the unemployed

1971.7.1

94-71

Bayh urges Nixon to call for resumption of negotiations among world wheat producers to set minimum world price (includes statement)

1971.7.7

95-71

Bayh accuses Nixon administration and Department of Agriculture of intentionally frustrating intent of Congress over summer lunch programs (includes statement)

1971.7.8

96-71

Bayh proposes broadening emergency federally guaranteed loans to prevent bankruptcies of public and private non-profit social institutions (includes statement)

1971.7.9

97-71

Bayh, McIntyre, Brooke, and Case will introduce farm subsidy ceiling amendment if committee approval of current one fails (includes statement)

1971.7.12

98-71

Bayh warns Nixon not to withhold military supplies to Israel as leverage

1971.7.13

99-71

Bayh as chair of Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency to hold hearings on amendment to Controlled Substances Act to regulate amphetamines and amphetamine-like stimulants [drug abuse]

1971.7.14

100-71

Bayh as chairman of Constitutional Amendments Subcommittee urges Subcommittee on Improvements in Judicial Machinery to consider his Judicial Disqualification Act of 1971 favorably (includes statement)

1971.7.14

101-71

Bayh proposes that Jerome Jaffe, director designate of President's drug abuse prevention program, adopt drug control plan similar to New Hampshire's(text of letter included)

1971.7.15

102-71

Bayh opens hearings on amphetamine control (includes statement)

1971.7.14

103-71

Bayh says U.S. must maintain military balance in Middle East by shipping Phantom jets to Israel (includes statement)

1971.7.15

104-71

Bayh, McIntyre, Brooke, Percy, and Proxmire introduce amendment to Department of Agriculture Appropriations Act to limit farm subsidies (includes statement)

1971.7.15

105-71

Bayh says U.S. should make specific response to North Vietnam prisoner release and withdrawal proposal

1971.7.16

106.71

Bayh welcomes Nixon's impending visit to China

1971.7.15

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Statement on the Administration's Housing Policy

1971.7.19

107-71

Bayh proposes federal grants of up to $15,000 to moderate-income homeowners suffering from major disasters (includes extensive introduction of bill)

1971.7.20

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John D. Feerick and Lionel G. Hest announce formation of Bayh-Partisans, Inc. in New York to support 1972 Bayh Presidential candidacy

1971.7.21

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Statement at Milwaukee County Children's Court Center [juvenile detention facilities]

1971.7.25

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Bayh Urges New Emergency Measures for Hoosier Corn Blight (includes text of letter to Secretary of Agriculture Clifford M. Hardin)

1971.7.26

108-71

Bayh urges students at Mansfield State College (Pennsylvania) to use their vote to change the system

1971.7.26

109-71

Bayh offers floor amendment to Lockheed loan program that would expand federal guarantees to public and private non-profit social institutions (includes amendment)

1971.7.26

110-71

Bayh tells students at Mansfield State College (Pennsylvania) that lower voting age and Democratic Party reform give them a chance to influence national policy

1971.7.27

111-71

Bayh says he will try for the fourth time to get a vote in the Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments on the Equal Rights Amendment

1971.7.27

112-71

Bayh introduces with others legislation to amend the 1970 Disaster Relief Act

1971.7.28

113-71

Jim Nicholson, director of The Bayh Committee announces formation of New York-based citizens group to support Bayh Presidential candidacy for 1972

1971.7.28

114-71

Bayh calls up amendment to Lockheed loan bill providing that at least half of federally guaranteed loans would go to public or private educational or health care enterprises (includes statement)

1971.7.29

115-71

Bayh as chairman of the Subcommittee on Economic Conversion of the Democratic Policy Council tells Democratic Breakfast in San Diego that government policies need to be designed to minimize hardships of conversion from war to peacetime economy (includes speech)

1971.7.29

116-71

James Nicholson, director of Bayh's national political office, announces formation of Wisconsin for Bayh Committee

1971.7.29

117-71

Senate Appropriations Committee approves Bayh's request for more funding for juvenile delinquency programs

1971.7.30

118-71

Bayh with Burdick, Hart, Kennedy, and Tunney urges modification of proposed constitutional convention bill approved by Judiciary Committee to make a state's call for a convention effective for only four years (includes statement)

1971.8.3

119-71

Jim Nicholson of Bayh Committee announces that Loren B. Belker has formed Nebraska Bayh Advisory Committee (list and biography of each committee member attached)

1971.8.5

120-71

Bayh introduces amendment to Higher Education Act of 1971 to prohibit discrimination against women seeking admission to or employment in educational institutions

1971.8.6

121-71

Bayh as chair of Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments reintroduces Equal Rights Amendment on the Senate floor insisting it be put on the calendar instead of referred to committee (includes statement)

1971.8.6

122-70 [71]

Bayh proposes in Miami that President establish Commission on Prices and Wages immediately to suspend price and wage increases while working out effective incomes policy (press conference statement included)

1971.8.11

123-71

Bayh plans to introduce amendment to Gun Control Act of 1968 to prohibit sale of "Saturday Night Special" handguns (includes statement)

1971.8.12

124-71

Jim Nicholson, chair of Bayh Committee, reveals that Wisconsin Democrat Tom Jacobson supports Bayh in Presidential primary

1971.8.14

125-71

Bayh urges Senate to reject Nixon's crime revenue sharing proposal (includes statement)

1971.8.26

126-71

Bayh urges Supreme Court to apply strictest standard of equal protection of the laws to strike down sex discrimination [Reed v. Reed, Alexander v. Louisiana, Equal Rights Amendment]

1971.8.25

127-71

Bayh urges Nixon not to appoint Glenn R. Davis to federal judgeship of Eastern District of Wisconsin

1971.8.26

128-71

Bayh's father's death

1971.8.31

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Statement on African Policy

1971.9.10

129-71

Bayh will open two mornings of hearings on bill to prohibit sale of "Saturday Night Special" handguns (includes witness list)

1971.9.13

130-71

In opening statement to hearings on misuse of handguns, Bayh blasts Nixon administration for not taking action to reduce violent street crime (includes opening statement)

1971.9.13

131-71

Bayh describes Nixon as avoiding nation's real problems and sloganeering about false issues; speech at freshman orientation of George Washington University (included)

1971.9.14

132-71

Bayh calls for immediate U.S. withdrawal from Vietnam and postponement of South Vietnamese election until American troops are out; testimony at Foreign Policy Hearings of the New Democratic Coalition (included)

1971.9.16

133-71

Bayh calls for immediate resumption of Phantom jet deliveries to Israel and castigates Nixon administration for using delay to court Arabs (statement, "United States Policy toward Israel, included)

1971.9.16

134-71

Bayh refuses to support House-Senate conference report on selective service bill because it thwarts Senate intent of complete withdrawal from Vietnam

1971.9.18

135-71

Bayh as chair of Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments announces hearings for Oct. 18-19 on amendment to limit future Presidents to one six-year term (includes statement)

1971.9.17

136-71

Bayh introduces Omnibus Correctional Reform Act of 1971 to change direction of correctional system over next 20 years (includes statement)

1971.9.20

137-71

Bayh urges Nixon to nominate woman to fill vacant seat on Supreme Court

1971.9.21

138-71

Bayh introduces bill requiring two-year study of possible environmental effects of the supersonic transport [SST] (includes statement, "On Introduction of the Stratospheric Protection Act of 1971")

1971.9.22

139-41 [71]

Bayh says federal government must create job opportunities for the elderly to halt increasing ghettoization

1971.9.21

140-71

Bayh urges Nixon not to proceed with underground Cannikan nuclear test set for Amchitka Island and to announce cancellation during meeting with Emperor Hirohito in Alaska

1971.9.25

141-71

Bayh as chair of Special Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency releases print of hearings on conditions in adult and juvenile corrections institutions

1971.9.29

142-71

Bayh urges Nixon to use opportunity to appoint two Supreme Court justices to improve the climate of repression and divisiveness it has created (speech to Democratic Forum in Eugene, Oregon, included)

1971.10.1

143-71

Bayh charges that Nixon's economic recovery plan is more public relations than good policy (speech at Parma Area COPE 10th Anniversary Dinner Dance, Cleveland, Ohio, included)

1971.9.30

144-71

Bayh describes Nixon's economic policy as a misplaced national priorities (speech at Lucas County Democratic Fundraiser in Toledo, Ohio, included)

1971.10.1

145-71

Bayh announces continuation of "Saturday Night Special" handgun hearings Oct. 5 (includes witness list)

1971.10.5

146-71

Bayh announces that Cook United's 96 stores in 20 states will no longer sell handguns

1971.10.5

147-71

Bayh calls for approval of his bill to prohibit sale of "Saturday Night Special" handgun in his opening statement of continued hearings of Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency (includes statement)

1971.10.7

148-71

Bayh calls for expanded federal commitment to minority participation in economy in speech before Congress of Racial Equality's National Congress in New York (includes speech)

1971.10.7

149-71

Bayh in testimony before Senate Foreign Relations Committee argues need for grievance and appeals board for State Department employees

1971.10.7

150-71

Bayh cancels Florida trip Oct 8-12 because of Marvella's emergency surgery

1971.10.12

151-71

Press conference statement that Bayh will not seek Presidential nomination in order to be with Marvella during her recovery

1971.10.12

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Bayh statement, "Equal Rights for Women," on passage of H. J. Res. 208 (Equal Rights Amendment) in the House by 354 to 23

1971.10.15

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Statement on Supreme Court Nominations, criticizing Nixon approach to selecting candidates

1971.10.22

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Statement at The National Peace Action Coalition News Conference on the cost of war

1971.10.22

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Statement on Supreme Court Nominations, Congressional responsibility, Nixon's politicization of the Court

1971.10.19

152-71

Bayh urges colleagues to approve two amendments to bill regulating procedures for calling and operating constitutional conventions

1971.10.19

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Tom Braden column, "Birch Bayh - A Moment of Truth," Washington Post, Oct. 19, 1971

1971.10.26

153-71

Bayh announces continuation on Oct. 27 of hearings on "Saturday Night Special" handgun sales

1971.10.26

154-71

Bayh announces six former Presidential advisors will testify before Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments on amendment limiting future Presidents to a single six-year term (includes list and schedule)

1971.10.27

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Statement opening continuation of "Saturday Night Special" handgun hearings

1971.10.28

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Opening statement of Hearings on the Single, Six-Year Presidential Term

1971.10.29

155-71

Joint press conference of Bayh and Congressman Robert F. Drinan of Massachusetts set for November 1 to announce new Constitutional Amendment to be introduced into Senate and House

1971.10.31

156-71

Bayh announces resignation of Lawrence Speiser, Chief Counsel and Staff Director for Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency, to be succeeded by Mathea Falco, believed to be first woman to hold such a position

1971.10.29

157-71

Bayh announces hearings on "Saturday Night Special" handguns Nov. 1 officers of the International Association of Chiefs of Police

1971.11.1

158-71

Bayh announces he is introducing proposed Constitutional Amendment to lower age of eligibility for serving in House and Senate by three years (includes statement, fact sheet, and text of proposed resolution)

1971.11.1

159-71

Bayh with 17 other Senators calls for change in draft classification to differentiate between categories included in 1-A classification (includes text of letter to Selective Service Director Curtis Tarr)

1971.11.4

160-71

Release of memorandum to Bayh and John Tunney from law school professor Paul Brest and Thomas C. Grey and historian Arnold M. Paul on necessary conditions for Supreme Court nomination (includes extensive excerpts)

1971.11.4

161-71

Bayh asks Attorney General John Mitchell to release Supreme Court nominee William Rehnquist from ABA Code of Professional Responsibility in order to answer questions of public policy or judicial philosophy

1971.11.7

111-S

Clifford Case press release: 37 Senators including Bayh ask Nixon to speedily allocate the $900 million Congress has provided for urban mass transit in fiscal 1972 (includes text of letter)

1971.11.8

162-71

Attorney General Mitchell denies Bayh request to waive lawyer-client privilege to enable Supreme Court nominee William Rehnquist to answer questions of public policy and judicial philosophy (includes text of Mitchell letter)

1971.11.9

163-71

Bayh and Senator Marlow Cook (R-KY) introduce Runway Youth Act to establish services to deal more effectively with runaway children (includes statement and summary of bill)

1971.11.11

164-71

Bayh announces support for nomination of Lewis Powell to the Supreme Court (includes statement)

1971.11.12

165-71

Bayh with Hollings and Tunney introduces amendment to tax bill to eliminate administration's Asset Depreciation Range proposals and substitute temporary income tax credits (includes statement)

1971.11.12

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Statement before Subcommittee on Federal Charters, Holidays, and Celebrations hearings on a national charter for the Gold Star Wives of America

1971.11.12

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Alan Cranston press release on correcting inequitable school district financing

1971.11.17

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Commission on High Beautification press release on announcement by Congressman Jim Wright of the opening of its Washington office under Leo A. Byrnes; Bayh is one of four Senate commissioners

1971.11.18

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Bayh as chairman of Public Works Committee's Subcommittee on Roads announces initial public hearings on H.R. 4354, the wider bus bill, Dec. 13-14

1971.11.22

166-71

Bayh introduces revised version of Omnibus Correctional Reform Act of 1971 with eight other senators (includes summary of act)

1971.11.22

167-71

Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments reports Equal Rights Amendment as amended by Sam Ervin to full Judiciary Committee, which Bayh will seek to strengthen; Supreme Court rules in favor of full equal protection for women in Reed v. Reed

1971.11.22

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Statement on Supreme Court Decision in Reed v. Reed [equal rights for women]

1971.11.22

168-71

Bayh says additional information on Supreme Court nominee William Rehnquist suggests unwillingness to use law to promote racial equality (includes statement)

1971.11.23

169-71

Bayh will vote against nomination of William Rehnquist to Supreme Court (includes statement)

1971.11.23

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Statement on the Need to Appropriate $500 Million in Military Credits for Israel -- Now

1971.11.30

171-71

Bayh calls for universal quality healthcare at groundbreaking of expansion of Northfield, California hospital (includes speech)

1971.11.30

172-71

Bayh will support Earl Butz to be Secretary of Agriculture (includes statement)

1971.11.24

173-71

Bayh asks Department of Labor to hold up renewal of Westinghouse Learning Corporation's contract at Atterbury Job Corps center pending outcome of two investigations into procedures (includes letter to Job Corps Director John Blake)

1971.12.2

174-71

Bayh receives statement from 20 Harvard Law School faculty members opposing nomination of William Rehnquist to Supreme Court (includes text of statement)

1971.12.4

175-71

Bayh urges Senate confirmation of nomination of Lewis Powell to Supreme Court (includes statement on Senate floor)

1971.12.7

176-71

Bayh says disclosure of 1952 William Rehnquist memo against school desegregation rulings by Supreme Court shows unwillingness to use law to promote racial justice (includes statement)

1971.12.7

177-71

Bayh points to war between India and Pakistan as evidence of Nixon's failed foreign policy

1971.12.8

178-71

Bayh asks General Accounting Office to expand investigation of Camp Atterbury Job Corps Center administration

1971.12.8

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Letter from William Rehnquist to Chairman James Eastland of the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding memorandum of 1952 being discussed in Senate debate

1971.12.9

180-71

Bayh challenges veracity of letter from William Rehnquist to James Eastland (includes statement)

1971.12.10

181-71

Bayh releases list of 271 law professors opposing nomination of William Rehnquist to the Supreme Court (includes list)

1971.12.10

182-71

Bayh releases letter from reporter-draftsman at 1966 National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws in which William Rehnquist opposed provisions of a Model Anti-Discrimination Act (includes letter)

1971.12.10

183-71

Bayh as chairman of the Subcommittee on Roads of the Public Works Committee announces hearings Dec. 13-14 on wider bus use of interstate highway system

1971.12.10

184-71

Bayh blasts Nixon veto of Office of Economic Opportunity authorization and Child Care Bill as heartless (includes statement)

1971.12.13

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Statement at opening of hearings on H. R. 4354, the wider bus bill

1971.12.15

185-71

J.D. [Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency] Barbiturate Hearings [folder empty]

1971.12.14

186-71

Bayh testifies against predator poisoning program before Agriculture, Environmental and Consumer Protection Subcommittee of Senate Appropriations Committee (testimony included)

1971.12.15

187-71

Bayh opens two days of hearings on the use of barbiturates before Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency, expresses alarm over barbiturate use

1971.12.15

188-71

Bayh proposed reintroducing two-dollar bill, replacing portrait of Thomas Jefferson with that of Susan B. Anthony

1972 Press Releases

1972.1.5

1-72

Hearings of Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency Jan 13-14 on legislation to establish temporary shelter care for runaway youth

1972.1.13

3-72

Bayh open hearings on shelter care for runaway youth (includes opening statement)

1972.1.20

4-72

Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency will hold hearings Jan. 24-25 on legislation to establish an Institute for Continuing Studies of Juvenile Justice (S. 1428)

1972.1.24

5-72

Bayh opens hearings on legislation to establish Institute for Continuing Studies of Juvenile Justice (S. 1428) (includes opening statement)

1972.1.24

6-72

Bayh reports that General Accounting Office investigation of Camp Atterbury Job Corps Center found serious abuses in procurement policies (includes letter to Job Corps Director John Blake)

1972.1.26

7-72

Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency reports Runaway Youth Act (S. 2829) favorably to Judiciary Committee

1972.1.27

8-72

Bayh calls upon Department of Commerce to approve Gary, Indiana's application for designation as an economic redevelopment area

1972.1.31

9-72

Bayh announces U.S. Corps of Engineers proposed budget for Indiana projects of $47.7 million

1972.2.1

10-72

Bayh announces that U.S. Action Program had set aside $295,000 for Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) in Indiana

1972.2.3

11-72

Bayh announces hearing of Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency Feb. 7 on efficacy of amphetamines for obesity treatment and production quotas

1972.2.4

12-72

Bayh announces Senate resolution to designate March 20-26 American Football and Basketball Coaches Week

1972.2.7

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Subcommittee on Roads press release about resumption of wider bus bill hearings resuming Feb. 14 (H.R. 4354)

1972.2.7

13-72

Bayh attributes growing abuse of amphetamines to widespread availability of diet pills in statement opening hearing of Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency

1972.2.10

15-72

Bayh to press for passage of comprehensive amendment to Higher Education Act to root out sex discrimination (includes statement, summary of amendment, and fact sheet)

1972.2.16

16-72

Senate Judiciary Committee agreed to final committee vote February 29 on Equal Rights Amendment

1972.2.28

17-72

Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency to hold hearings on Bayh's Juvenile Justice Act (S. 3148) March 2-3

1972.2.28

18-72

Bayh to call his anti-sex discrimination amendment to Higher Education Act up for Senate action

1972.2.29

19-72

Senate Judiciary Committee cleared way for action on Equal Rights Amendment, voting down Ervin amendment

1972.3.1

20-72

Hearings of Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency on Juvenile Justice Act are postponed because of full Judiciary Committee hearings on charges Attorney-General designate Richard Kleindienst dropped an antitrust suit in exchange for $400,000 Republican contribution

1972.3.16

21-72

Bayh endorses Muskie for Presidential nomination

1972.3.17

22-72

Bayh opens Senate debate on Equal Rights Amendment (includes statement)

1972.3.26

23-72

Bayh releases hearings of Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency on abuse and control of amphetamines

1972.4.5

24-72

Bayh writes Nixon asking for release of Highway Trust Funds withheld from the states

1972.4.17

25-72

Bayh releases study [letter] that challenges report that justified Justice Department decision to permit ITT-Hartford Fire merger (includes text of letter/study) [Richard Kleindienst]

1972.4.20

26-72

Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency to resume hearings on barbiturate abuse April 26-27

1972.4.20

27-72

Bayh introduces amendment to State Department Authorization bill to strength foreign service grievance procedures

1972.4.21

28-72

Bayh tells Indiana State Bar Association Civil Rights Institute that Equal Rights Amendment would be further protection of the rights of all citizens

1972.4.21

29-72

Bayh tells conference on Juvenile Justice Alternatives sponsored by Region 1 YMCA in Chicago that a completely new approach is needed to problems of young people in trouble

1972.4.26

30-72

Bayh announced toll-free telephone service to advise Indiana residents of federal employment opportunities

1972.4.25

31-72

Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency will hold hearing April 28 on overview of federal approach to juvenile delinquency

1972.4.26

32-72

Bayh resumes hearings of Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency on barbiturate abuse (includes opening statement)

1972.4.26

33-72

Hearings on barbiturate abuse postponed because of Judiciary Committee sessions on the nomination of Richard Kleindienst to be Attorney General

1972.4.27

34-72

Bayh introduces two bills to cut back illicit use of most commonly abused short acting barbiturates

1972.4.28

35-72

Bayh opens hearings of Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency on whether to extent or terminate the Juvenile Delinquency Prevention and Control Act of 1968 (includes opening statement)

1972.5.2

36-72

Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency resumes hearings on the illegal traffic and abuse of barbiturate (includes opening statement)

1972.5.2

37-72

Bayh tribute on death of J. Edgar Hoover

1972.5.4

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Subcommittee on Roads press release announcing witnesses for first week of hearings on proposed highway legislation

1972.5.7

38-72

Bayh releases analysis of 28 questions based on transcripts of hearings on nomination of Richard Kleindienst to be Attorney General, says number of crucial unanswered questions as increased (includes analysis)

1972.5.10

39-72

Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency to hold hearings May 15-16 on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (S. 3148).

1972.5.10

40-72

Bay as chairman of Subcommittee on Roads calls for more funding for highway and vehicle safety programs in opening of hearings (includes opening statement)

1972.5.10

41-72

Bayh urges Senate action and support for his amendment to State Department authorization bill to ensure fair grievance board for the Foreign Service (includes statement)

1972.5.15

42-72

Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency hearings into barbiturate abuse to resume May 17

1972.5.16

45-72

Bayh announces executive session of Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency May 17 to take action on S. 2507, prohibition of sale of "Saturday Night Special" handguns

1972.5.17

46-72

Bayh cites dramatic increase in barbiturate use as hearings of Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency resume (includes opening statement)

1972.6.2

47-72

Bayh asks Senate to recommit nomination of Richard Kleindienst to the Judiciary Committee for further study, specifying problems

1972.6.7

48-72

Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments to hold hearing June 30 on proposed amendment requiring removal from office of chronically absent Congressmen and Senators

1972.6.8

49-72

Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency to take testimony June 12-13 from drug company officials as part of hearings on barbiturate abuse

1972.6.12

50-72

Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency hearings on S. 3538 and S. 3539 to control barbiturates resumed (includes opening statement)

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Comparison of Bayh's handgun bill with Senator Hruska's substitute bill

1972.6.12

51-72

Bayh will call up his handgun bill in Judiciary Committee executive session, following failure to work out differences with Senator Hruska's bill (includes statement and section-by-section summary and analysis of Handgun Control Act of 1972)

1972.6.13

52-72

Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments to hold hearings on proposed Constitutional amendments for a single nationwide Presidential primary

1972.6.13

53-72

Bayh introduces comprehensive highway safety legislation (includes statement and summary)

1972.6.15

54-72

Mrs. Bayh, Mrs. Bray to Aid Girls' State

1972.6.19

55-72

Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield to be lead-off witness in Subcommittee on Constitutional amendments hearings on revamping Presidential primary system

1972.6.21

56-72

Bayh opens hearings on proposed Constitutional amendments to revamp Presidential primary and nomination process (includes opening statement)

1972.6.22

58-72

Witnesses for hearings of Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency June 27-28 on proposed legislation to revamp federal approach to juvenile delinquency

1972.6.22

59-72

Bayh urges Senate to pass S. 3722 to provide independent grievance procedures for Foreign Service officers

1972.6.23

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Speech at Indiana State DAV Convention [Vietnam War,veterans]

1972.6.23

60-72

Senate adopts amendment offered by Bayh and Frank Church to increase aid to Israel from $50 million to $85 million

1972.6.26

61-72

Bayh introduces legislation to revise how Justice Department settles antitrust cases without going to trial (includes statement: The Antitrust Settlement Act of 1972)

1972.6.30

62-72

Bayh introduces bill increasing authorization for federal-aid highways damaged by major disasters from $50 million to $100 million

1972.7.19

64-72

Bayh introduces bill to increase authorization for Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore by $6 million

1972.7.20

65-72

Bayh introduces bill requiring inert tracer ingredients in most stimulants and depressants, to help track legally produced drugs being diverted into the illicit market

1972.7.21

66-72

Subcommittee on Roads reports $7.5 billion Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1972 to full Public Works Committee

1972.7.25

[67-72]

Bayh introduces bill to establish national program for inspection of dams and increase authorization for emergency highway construction from $50 million to $200 million

1972.7.26

68-72

Senate Judiciary Committee reports favorably to full Senate the Runaway Youth Act (S. 2829)

1972.7.27

69-72

Bayh urges colleagues to support farm subsidy reduction from $55,000 to $20,000 per crop

1972.7.31

70-72

Bayh prepares to file report from Judiciary Committee supporting bill banning sale of "Saturday Night Special" handguns

1972.7.31

72-72

Bayh supports amendment to Military Procurement Act to extend military credits for Israel through 1973

1972.8.1

73-72

Bayh asks Edward Kennedy as chairman of Health Subcommittee to convene an investigation of a Public Health Service experiment of the effect of syphilis on black men in the 1930s

1972.8.7

76-72

Bayh opens Senate debate on S. 2507 banning sale of "Saturday Night Special" handguns (includes statement)

1972.8.4

77-72

Bayh praises Public Works Committee chairman Jennings Randolph upon leaving Public Works Committee for appointment to Appropriations Committee

1972.8.7

78-72

Bayh asks Federal Power Commission to suspend 33% rate increase requested by Indiana and Michigan Power Company (includes text of letter to chairman John Nassikas)

1972.8.9

79-72

Bayh suggests that the four Senate committees to which Annual Report of the Council on Environmental Quality was referred investigate charges that chapters were deleted because of political sensitivity (includes statement)

1972.8.10

80-72

Senate Interior and Insular Affairs Committee approves Bayh legislation to increase authorization for Indiana dunes National Lakeshore

1972.8.11

81-72

Federal Power Commission agrees to Bayh request that 33% rate increase requested by Indian and Michigan Electric Company be suspended for five months

1972.8.18

82-72

Bayh calls on Nixon administration to encourage Egypt to accept Israel's latest peace initiative

1972.9.1

83-72

Bayh writes to deputy forest supervisor Evan Lutz urging that off-road vehicles not be permitted in Hoosier National Forest

1972.9.5

84-72

Bayh as chairman of District of Columbia Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee urges District of Columbia mayor Walter Washington to make 75% of new seats in RFK Stadium available on a lottery basis

1972.9.8

[85-72]

Bayh speech for dedication of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore urges pushing ahead on its development

1972.9.6

86-72

Bayh expresses horror at murder of members of Israeli Olympic team by Arab terrorists in Munich

1972.9.12

87-72

Bayh introduces legislation that would vastly overhaul the federal parole system

1972.9.13

88-72

Legislation to create independent Institute for Continuing Studies of Juvenile Justice cleared for full Judiciary Committee action

1972.9.14

89-72

Bayh Denounces Treatment of Soviet Jewry [emigration fees for Jews going to Israel (includes statement)

1972.9.26

89-72

Bayh urges House Foreign Affairs Committee to approve his Foreign Service Grievance legislation before adjournment (testimony before Subcommittee on State Department Organization and Foreign Operations included)

1972.10.2

90-72

Bayh charges Nixon administration has used Middle East situation for political purposes

1972.9.30

91-72

Senate approves Bayh amendment to Defense Appropriation Act to require Department of Defense to use U.S. companies for research and development when cost is lower

1972.10.2

92-72

Bayh demands that Attorney General Richard Kleindienst forward to Judiciary Committee a report requested in connection with investigation of Justice Department settlement with ITT and Republican fundraising (includes text of letter)

1972.10.2

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Statement defending Bayh's lack of support for Public Works Committee authorization of Highland Lake Reservoir in current session

1972.10.12

93-72

Bayh introduces legislation to amend inheritance tax to prevent demise of family farms

1972.11.14

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Opening statement at hearings of Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency on use and abuse of methadone

1972.12.4

94-72

Bayh releases staff report of Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency on barbiturate use and abuse

1972.12.13

95-72

Bayh asks Secretary of Agriculture Earl Butz to revise hog cholera indemnity regulations

 

 

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