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U.S. Senate : Majority Leadership Records. Senate Intelligence Committee, 1988-1994.


5.5 linear feet.
Arranged by subject.
Catalog Number: M202.6.4.5

Description:
This series dates from 1988 through 1994. Materials include select committee statements, committee reports, memos, press releases, Senate resolutions, schedules, executive orders, and briefing books.

These files primarily concern the Iran-Contra Affairs investigations, including Colonel Oliver North's notebooks, the authorizations of testimony and productions of documents in possession of the Senate Committee, the involvement of Honduras in Iran Contra during 1985-1989, and the Presidential Pardon of 1989. Other issues include Iraq Sanctions, the War Powers Resolution, the South African Law Commission of 1989, the Persian Gulf Crisis of 1991, the Whitewater Affair of 1994, Intelligence Authorization and Budget, China's nuclear test plan of 1993, and the creation of the "Clipper Chip" microcircuit by government engineers.

Significant events covered by this series are the Oliver L. North Subpoena Trial of 1988, the Unification of Germany Treaty of 1989, The executive order blocking Kuwaiti government property of 1990, Iraq's response to the Soviet Peace Proposal and the Iraqi governement withdrawal announcement of Feburary 1991, and the October Surprise Investigation of 1991.

Agencies and groups mentioned are the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Central Intelligence Agency, and the National commission to study and report on the survivability of constitutional government under nuclear war or natural calamity. Specific legislation mentioned are the Tax Reform Act of 1986, the Counterintelligence Act of 1994, and the Security Classification Act of 1994.

Files were maintained by Richard Arenberg.


Access Restrictions: Restricted until January 3, 2015.

Container List

Richard Arenberg
  • Box 757
    · Document (North's Report)
    · Germany/Unification Treaty
    · Invest to Compete Alliance- Luncheon Address [by Richard Arenberg, Sen. Maj. Leader Professional Staff Member]
    · U.S. v. Secord (Resolution)
    · Esquire [Magazine]- Article on Arthur Liman
    · Poindexter Resolution
    · Intelligence Chairmanship
    · Contact List: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia- (Congressional Staff Trip)
    · Kuwait Executive Order 8/20/90
    · Roy Jones Nomination
    · Hersh Article
    · Fernandez Case
    · Intelligence Committee- Rules of Procedure
    · Intelligence Committee- Activities Report
    · Intelligence Committee- CIPA Hearing- Feb. 1989
    · Invitation by Richard Leon to G.J.M. for keynote address at National Environmental Law Institute
    · War Powers- Iraq/Kuwait
    · Statement by Majority Leader- Regarding Iraq's Response to Soviet Peace Proposal- Feb. 22, 1991
    · Iraqi Government- Withdrawel Announcement
    · Statement on Investigation of Release of Intelligence to Syria
    · Executive Order on National Security Industrial Responsiveness (Iraq War)
    · U.S. v. North- Supreme Court [Senate Amicus]
    · Bush Letter Regarding "Timely Fashion," Nov. 1989
    · Government/Personal Ownership of Documents Subpoenaed by Committee on North [Legal Questions]
    · North Notebook- Post (page 1) [Committee Sensitive Papers]
    · Sen. Spector Resolution [on Rewards] July 1989
    · Sen. Rudman/Liman [Speech on why "the President needs a Lawyer"]
    · Liman/Belnick Op-Ed
    · Sen. Pryor/Sen. Grassley- Treasury Appropriations [Classified Disclosure]
    · Liman Letter to Times- Re: Hersh 5/2/90
    · Dan Rather interview with George Bush 1/27/88
    · Intelligence Authorizations for 1991
    · Junker/Germans- [Appeal for Solidarity in Gulf War]
    · North Notebooks- July 1989
    · Iran-Contras Document Report- June 1989
    · Ari Ben Manashe, Former Israeli Intelligence Official- Interviews- May 1991
    · Oversight Legislation/Hearings by S.S.C.I.- 1987
    · Summary of Codel-Mitchell Meetings- Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Israel- Dec. 1990
    · War Powers Litigation
    · South Africa Embassy
    · Memos- Misc. 1991
    · Walsh, Independent Counsel- Re: Document Investigation
    · Government Affairs- Fibre Materials, Inc.- [DOD Restictions on Export of Fibrous Carbon Thermal Insulation Material] [2]
    · Intelligence Committee- Report Update on Document Investigation
    · [Materials Responsive to the Final Report of Iran-Contra- Independent Counsel Lawrence Walsh]
    · [Endorsement for Warburg Book, "Conflict and Consensus- the Struggle bet. Congress & the President over Foreign Policy Making"]
    · Memos- Misc.
    · Committee Report- Findings & Conclusions [on relevant documents withheld from Congressional Committees Investigating Iran-Contra Affair]
    · [Letters to Richard Arenberg]
    · Intelligence Committee- Schedules
    · Iran-Contra: Honduras- 1985-1989 [De-Classified Documents Released by the Court]
    · Iran-Contra: Honduras [Notes & Memos] [North Documents] 1985-1989
    · Iran-Contra: Honduras [Mitchell Stipulations] 1985-1989
  • Box 758
    · North Trial [Relevant Documents] 1988-1989 [3]
    · Codel/Mitchell- Dec. 1990
    · Walsh Report 12/11/89 [Second Interim Report to Congress]
    · Poindexter Document- New 11/30/89 [Honduran Actions with Respect to Nicaraguan Resistance Forces]
    · North Notebooks 1989
    · South African Law Commission, 1989 [2]
    · Briefing Book on U.S. v. North- Iran-Contra Investigation [3]
    · Presidential Pardon- Oliver North- 1989
    · U.S. v. North [Further Memorandum, Order Re CIPA, & Trial Schedule- 1988]
    · South Africa Trip [by Congressional Staff] 1989
    · Briefing Book 1989
    · Donald P. Gregg (1984, 1986, 1989) [Nomination as U.S. Ambassador to Korea]
    · Fiber Materials, Inc. 1989
    · Iran-Contra- Indictments 1987
    · [Notebook- Phone Log 4/16/01-8/6/91]
    · [Notebook- Phone Log 1992]
    · Cooper Opinion/"Timely Fashion" [Oversight Legislation Hearings 1987]
  • Box 759
    · "Timely Fashion"
    · CIA/16
    · D'Amato Commission
    · [Sen. Mitchell Statement on Gregg Nomination as Ambassador to Korea]
    · October Surprise: Hashemi Case (1985)
    · Pay & Ethic Laws Applying to Sen. & Staff (1991)
    · [Sen. Mitchell Statement on Gates Nomination- Director of CIA]
    · Persian Gulf: Executive Order 1/9/91
    · Persian Gulf: S.J. Resolution 1 (1991)
    · Persian Gulf: Talking Points- Webster Letter (1991)
    · POW/MIA Select Committee
    · Safire: "Hama Rules" (1992)
    · Persian Gulf: Webster- Sactions Testimony 12/90
    · Info. Security Report 1992
    · Schwartzkopf 3/16
    · Special Counsel- Senate Leaks
    · Intell. to Syria- Investigation
    · S. 1721- Authorization
    · Bush/Iran-Contra
    · Subpoena Powers (1991)
    · CIPA Letter- Re: Fernandez Case (1989)
    · Cambell-Raupe "Invest to Compete" (1991)
    · U.S. v. North (1990)
    · S. 1948- Counterintelligence Act (1994)
    · S. 1885- Classification Legis. (1994)
    · Jacobs Panel- Counterintelligence (1994)
    · BNL Report (1993)
    · Gates Statement 11/15/91
    · Glenn Amendment (1991)
    · Emergency Relocation Facility- Green Briar (1992)
    · Riyada Info. (1990)
    · Codel-Baron- China/Israel/Somalia Doc.- 1992 (1993)
    · J.F.K. Files
    · Leak Investigation: Independent Counsel (1991)
    · Noriega Trial (1990)
    · October Surprise (1991) [2]
    · G.J.M. Interview- Weinberger Case (1992)
    · Tenet Letters- Clinton Administration Job (1992)
    · Statement by Sen. Mitchell- Weinberger Pardon (1992)
    · Cycil Wechf [Notes]
    · Gates/Intelligence on Members- Policy (1992)
    · Fiscal Year 1993- Defense Appropriations- Bumpers Amendment (1992)
    · Specifically Authorized Language (1992)
    · Congresssional Bumper Letter (1992)
    · Fiscal Year 1993- Intell. Auth. Report (1991)
    · Comptroller Audit- Independent Counsels (1993)
    · BNL Inquiry- Boren Statement (1992)
    · Fiscal Year 1993- Intell. Auth. (1992)
    · Bush/Iran-Contra- G.J.M. Op-Ed 1992
    · INSLAW Case (1990) [Confidential]
    · Intelligence Reorganization Act (1992)
    · Ben-Manashe, Ari (1991)
    · BNL Report (1993)
    · Intelligence Authorization- FY'91
    · Intelligence Authorization- FY'92 (1991)
    · Intelligence Authorization '92- Glenn Amendment (1991)
    · Commission (D'Amato) 1990 [Confidential]
    · Gates Hearings 1990
    · FY'93- Defense Authorization
    · "Clipper Chip" (1993)
    · David Thelon- Re: Iran/Contra (1992)
    · Brosnahan- Re: Weinberger Case (Hearings- Iran/Contra) (1987)
    · Independent Counsel Walsh (1992)
    · BNL/Iraq Affair (1992)
    · Intelligence Authorization- S. 2991 (1992)
    · START (1992)
    · Bradley/Gates/Iraq Letter (1991)
    · Russian Conference (1993)
    · Winter Harbor (1994)
  • Box 760
    · October Surprise- Report of Special Counsel (1992) [2]
    · Briefing Book for Senate- Gates Nomination [Directorship of CIA] (1991) [2]
    · Fourth Interim Report to Congress- Iran/Contra (1993) [2] [& Exhibits]
    · Reagan Deposition/Poindexter Case (1990) [2]
    · October Surpise 1980 (1991) [2]
    · Leak Letter- Mitchell- 11/1993
    · Test Ban Plan (1993)
    · China/Nuclear Test (1993)
    · Israel/Zakim 9/93
    · Intelligence Auth. Report 1994
    · Intelligence Auth.- Hold Letter 1994 (1993)
    · Gulf Vets/Medical (1993)
    · Davidson Memo- Re: Tsongas (1994)
    · POW/MIA (1993)
    · Counterintelligence S. 2056 (1994)
    · Whitewater (1994)
    · Intelligence Committee Assignments (1983)
    · Unclassified Intelligence Budget (1993)
    · Terry Waite (1993)
    · Intelligence Auth. 1994- S. 1301 (1993)
    · Voluntary Separation Incentive Act- Report & Bill (S. 647) 1993 [CIA]
    · DeLorme Mapping (1993)
    · Intelligence Auth. Bulletin 1994
    · Gates Statement (1991)
    · S. 1885 [Security Classification Act] (1994)
    · Somalia 10/7/93
    · Somalia 9/21/93
    · Kavulich, John- Testimony (1993)
    · National Security Stratey- Jan 1993
    · National Security Issues- Gen. Accounting Office- Dec. 1992
    · Cult Awareness- Waco (1993)
    · 1994 Chronological Memorandum [1/2] [Mostly Whitewater]
  • Box 761
    · 1994 Chronological Memorandum [2/2] [Mostly Whitewater]
    · 1993 Chronological Memorandum
    · 1992 Chronological Memorandum [2]
    · 1991 Chronological Memorandum
    · 1990 Chronological Memorandum
    · 1989 Chronological Memorandum
    · Gates Nomination
    · CIA Retirement Bonuses- S. 647/ Sen. Sasser (1993)
    · Intelligence Auth. 1994- Armed Services (1994)
    · Mitchell's Appointments- Intelligence Committee (1993)
    · Boyden Gray's Article- Reply Op-Ed (1992)
    · Kerry Unclassified- Intelligence Budget Amend. (1993)
    · Zakim, Lenny/AIPAC (1993)
    · Gen. Nutting- thru Chris Straub (1993)
    · War Powers (1993)
    · Whitewater Transcripts/Articles (1994) [3]
    · Whitewater- Dole/D'Amato- Press Conf. 3/3/94
    · Whitewater- Dole/Gingrich Press Conf.- Follows Clinton Press Conf. (1994)
    · Whitewater- Gergen- Good Morning America 3/25/94
    · Aspen Institute (1994)
    · Whitewater- General Wires/Transcripts
    · Whitewater- CRS List (1994)
    · Whitewater- General
    · Fiske Letter/Quotes (1994)
    · DeLorme Mapping (1994)
    · Walsh, Independent Counsel- 3rd Interim Report (1992)
    · OSS-OSCI (1994)
    · Whitewater- Money Flow 6/13/93
    · O'Neill Memo 5/26/94
    · D'Amato Statement 4/26/94
    · Draft Resolution 5/2/94
  • Box 762
    · Cutler Statement- Subpoena 5/5/94
    · Fiske Cost
    · Back to Business Committee 4/22/94
    · Talking Points 4/12/94
    · Anti-Clips (1994)
    · Whitewater- Letter Drafts 5/23/94
    · Whitewater- Doolittle Res.- House (1994)
    · Metz Letter 11/93
    · RTC/Kansas City
    · CNN "Inside Politics"- Foley/Mitchell 3/22/94
    · Fiske- Stakeout- Little Rock/Hale 3/22/94
    · Gonzalez Postponements 3/21/94
    · Resignation of Hubbell 3/14/94
    · Potential Hearings 3/25/94
    · Republican Response/Clinton Press Conf.- 3/24/94
    · Dole Press Release- Res. Passes 6/21/94
    · Whitewater- House Res.- AP 3/22/94
    · Bosnia- SASC- 8/11/92
    · 1993 Office Senate Security Report
    · SASC Sub-Committee (1993)
    · Bumpers Talking Points- DeConcini
    · Iran-Contra- Walsh Final Report (1193)
    · Appropriations Not Authorized- Memo
    · Glenn Nuclear Test-Letter 10/21/93
    · Independent Counsel- BNC- Metzenbaum
    · Bumpers- CIA Talking Points (1993)
    · Nomination of Robert Gates- CIA Report 1991
    · Whitewater- Haley Barbour- CNN "Evans & Novak"- 4/30/94
    · Arenberg Notes
    · Leach Allegations- Talking Points 3/29/94
    · Talking Points- Stephans Call 3/28/94
    · Dole Threat 4/8/94
    · McDougal Sell Docs. (1994)
    · North Documents- Investigation- Intelligence
    · Notes- Notebooks (1989)
    · 1994 Intelligence Auth. Hold (1993)
    · Request for Intelligence Investigation 4/89
    · Gregg Nomination- Statements- Edits (1989)
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