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U.S. Senate : Majority Leadership Records. Foreign Affairs and Defense, 1989-1994.


4.5 linear feet.

Catalog Number: M202.6.4.2

Description:
Files in this series were created from 1989 through 1994, with a few files dating back to 1980. Material types include memos, briefing books, reports of the Democratic Policy Committee, press clippings, drafts of legislation, and correspondence. Subjects concern world-wide nuclear testing, human rights, especially in relation to policies towards China following the massacre at Tiananmen Square in 1990, Persian Gulf policy in the period following the war in 1991, policies on terrorism, U.S.-Soviet relations between 1989 and 1994, Israeli-PLO negotiations in 1994, aid to eastern European countries, and military appropriations and the defense budget. The war in Bosnia is discussed in some detail, including the massacre in Sarajevo of 1994, as is Desert Storm.There are also substantial fiels concerning the expected closure of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.

Several bills are mentioned, including, S.1582 - Support for East European Democracy (SEED) Act of 1989, H.R.3385 - Assistance for Free and Fair Elections in Nicaragua Act of 1989, and H.R.2712 - Emergency Chinese Immigration Relief Act. Other material deals with the War Powers Amendment Act. Briefing books in this series detail official trips abroad and meetings with foreign dignitaries. Many files also deal with the Senate Intelligence Committee, of which Mitchell was an ex-officio member due to his status as Majority Leader. The files concerning the Senate Intelligence Committee were created and maintained by Richard Arenberg. The majority of the remaining records in the series were created by Brett O'Brien, with other files concerning foreign affairs created by Scott Harris, Edward King, Michael Ceurvorst, Leah Titerence, John Arndt, and Carol Grigsby.


Access Restrictions: Restricted until January 3, 2015.

Container List

Brett O'Brien
  • Box 763
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - September 1989]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - October 1989]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - November 1989]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - December 1989]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - January 1990]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - February 1990]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - March 1990]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - April 1990]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - May 1990]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - June 1990]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - July 1990]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - August 1990]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - September 1990]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - October 1990]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - November 1990]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - December 1990]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - January 1991]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - February 1991]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - March 1991]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - April 1991]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - May 1991]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - June 1991]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - July 1991]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - August 1991]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - September 1991]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - October 1991]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - November 1991]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - December 1991]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - January 1992]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - February 1992]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - March 1992]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - April 1992]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - May 1992]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - June 1992]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - July 1992]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - August 1992]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - September 1992]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - October 1992]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - November 1992]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - December 1992]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - January 1993]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - February 1993]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - March 1993]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - April 1993]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - May 1993]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - June 1993]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - July 1993]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - August 1993]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - September 1993]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - October 1993]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - November 1993]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - December 1993]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - January 1994]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - February 1994]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - March 1994]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - April 1994]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - May 1994]
    · [Defense Issues-Memos - June 1994]
  • Box 764
    · [GJM Foreign Relations Correspondence - 1993] [2]
    · [GJM Foreign Relations Correspondence - 1994]
    · GJM Letters 1992 [2]
    · Sandler
    · GJM Letters 1991 [2]
    · Leah Titerence
    · Scott Harris
    · Scott Harris
    · Scott Harris
    · Michael Cenvorst [2]
    · John Arndt
    · Carol Grigsby
    · Ed King
    · Ed King
    · Ed King
    · Ed King
  • Box 765
    · Ed King
    · Ed King
    · Ed King
    · [Gulf War]
    · GJM/Statements and Memos on WPA
    · WPR Amends Statement
    · [War Powers Act] [2]
    · Memo, testimony, previous GJM Statements
    · [Persian Gulf]
    · [Suits against Bush regarding Persian Gulf]
    · [Visit of U.S. Senate Delegation to Leningrad and Moscow] [2]
    · [Visit of U.S. Senate Delegation to Berlin]
    · AU in BULGARIA (AUGB) [2]
    · [Senate Delegation to Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Israel]
    · [Visit to U.S. Senate Delegation to Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Israel] [2]
    · [Democratic Senatorial Campaign]
    · Mitchell Codel to Mexico - 12/89
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