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National Program

At National LWV convention in May, the following study item was adopted by the delegates.

U.S. CONGRESS: An evaluation of congressional structures, procedures and practices and their effect on responsive legislative processes.

This will be a brand new study item. Volunteer for your local League study committee today. Following is a list of references to begin your homework. It will be fun, informative, and frustrating.

Bailey, Stephen K., CONGRESS IN THE SEVENTIES, 1970 St. Martin's Press. $1.75

Boiling, Richard, HOUSE OUT OF ORDER, 1965, Dutton, N.Y. Paperback, $1.45

Clamp, Charles, THE CONGRESSMAN, HIS WORK AS HE SEES IT, 1963 , Brookings Institution, paperback, $1.95

Tacheron, Don and Udall, Norris, THE J0B OF THE CONGRESS (Prepared for Orientation Seminars for new Congressmen) 1966, Bobbs Merrill, $2.75

Clark, Joseph S., CONGRESS: THE SAPLESS BRANCH , 1964, Harper & Row, New York, $1.95

House Republican Task Force, WE PROPOSE: A MODERN CONGRESS, 1966 McGraw Hill, paperback, $1.45

ORGANIZATION OF CONGRESS: FINAL REPORT OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON THE ORGANIZATION OF CONGRESS - Congress of the United States 1966, (89th Congress, 2nd Session, Report No. 1414) Copies only available through local libraries.

Truman, David, CONGRESS AND AMERICA'S FUTURE 1964, Spectrum Press, paperback, $1.95 (Report of the American Assembly, Arden House, 1965)

Wilson, Woodrow, CONGRESSIONAL GOVERNMENT, 1925 Houghton Mifflin, $2.45. (Provides an historical perspective and a critical analysis of indications of change at close of 19th century.)

Congressional quarterly, CONGRESSIONAL REFORM Special Issue of Congressional Quarterly, April 1964 $2.00. Only a few copies available from Congressional quarterly, 1735 K St N.W., Washington, D. C.

HOW OUR LAWS ARE MADE 35 cents. Available from Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402

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