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V. S. Congine. House. Connittee Internal
HEARINGS RELATING TO VARIOUS BILLS TO REPEAL

THE EMERGENCY DETENTION ACT OF 1950

SECOND SESSION

MARCH 16, 17, 19, 23, 24, AND 26; APRIL 20, 21, AND 22;

MAY 21; AND SEPTEMBER 10, 1970

(INCLUDING INDEX)

Printed for the use of the

Committee on Internal Security

Centros

U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

45-993 O

WASHINGTON : 1970

For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office

Washington, D.C. 20402-Price $4.00

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March 16, 1970: Statement of -

Page

Arthur J. Goldberg -

2929

Spark M. Matsunaga.

2945

Chet Holifield...

2968

Harold T. (Bizz) Johnson..

2971

Charles M. Teague.

2975

Frank Annunzio..

2975

Robert N. Giaimo.

2977

James C. Corman.

2978

Dante B. Fascell.

2980

Don Edwards

2981

Morris K. Udall.

2982

Leonard Farbstein..

2983

Jeffery Cohelan.

2985

John E. Moss.

2986

Robert L. Leggett.

2987

Fred B. Rooney..

2988

David R. Obey -

2988

Robert W. Kastenmeier.

2989

Edward I. Koch.--

2990

March 17, 1970: Statement of-

Charles S. Gubser -

2993

Brock Adams.

2998

Patsy T. Mink

3006

Shirley Chisholm.

3028

March 19, 1970: Statement of

Hiram L. Fong.--

3041

Philip M. Glick

3043

Louis Stokes..

3065

Edward Hunter

3111

Clarence Mitchell for the National Association for the Advancement

of Colored People----

3137

March 23, 1970: Statement of -

Abner J. Mikva..

3153

Raymond Starrat Sleeper.

3163

Walter Darnell Jacobs ..

3208

James D. Atkinson.

3220

March 24, 1970: Statement of,

Orval Hansen.

3232

Dorothy Swaine Thomas -

3233

Spark M. Matsunaga.

3261

Jerry J. Enomoto for the Japanese American Citizens League -

3262

Edison Uno for the Japanese American Citizens League.

3264

Raymond Y. Okamura for the Japanese American Citizens League-- 3266

Ross Harano for the Japanese American Citizens League

3269

Robert M. Takasugi for the Japanese American Citizens League.. 3291

Mike Masaoka for the Japanese American Citizens League.

3296

March 26, 1970: Statement of -

William L. Hungate.

3333

Warren S. Richardson for Liberty Lobby-

3337

Miriam Friedlander for the Citizens Committee for Constitutional

Liberties

3346

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April 20, 1970: Statement of —

Frederick Bernays Wiener-

William F. Ryan
April 21, 1970: Statement of—

Robert J. Goddard and Russell E. White for Electronics Industries

Association.

Daniel E. Button..

Ross Wilbur for the American Friends Service Committee and Friends

Committee on National Legislation.

James R. Willis ..

Herbert A. Philbrick.

April 22, 1970: Statement of -

Sidney R. Yates..

Sanford Jay Rosen-

Karl C. Johnson for the Church of the Covenant, Cleveland, Ohio,

and the Urban League of Cleveland..

May 21, 1970: Statement of -

Joseph Warren Bishop, Jr.-

Lawrence Speiser for the American Civil Liberties Union.

September 10, 1970: Statement of—

J. Walter Yeagley for the Department of Justice--

Statement of -

William J. Hughes, Jr.---

Letter views of -

Stanley K. Laughlin, Jr..

Statements of Attorneys General from various States:

Gary K. Nelson, Arizona.

T. F. Gilroy Daly, deputy attorney general, Connecticut-

Arthur K. Bolton, Georgia.

Frank G. Lujan, Guam..

Bertram T. Kanbara, Hawaii.

John B. Breckinridge, Kentucky-

James S. Erwin, Maine.-

J. Fi negan, secretary to Francis B. Burch, attorney general, Mary-

land.

Frank J. Kelley, Michigan.--

Douglas M. Head, Minnesota.

Clarence A. H. Meyer, Nebraska.

Harvey Dickerson, Nevada..

George F. Kugler, Jr., New Jersey--

Lee Johnson, Oregon.--

Richard M. Goldberg, executive assistant to the attorney general,

Pennsylvania

Herbert F. DeSimone, Rhode Island.

Crawford C. Martin, Texas.

Vernon B. Romney, Utah.

Reno S. Harp III, assistant attorney general, Virginia.

Slade Gorton, Washington.--

Chauncey H. Browning, Jr., West Virginia.

James E. Barrett, Wyoming -

Miscellaneous views.

Appendix.

Index.

The House Committee on Internal Security is a standing committee of the House of Representatives, constituted as such by the rules of the House, adopted pursuant to Article I, section 5, of the Constitution of the United States which authorizes the House to determine the rules of its proceedings.

RULES ADOPTED BY THE 91ST CONGRESS House Resolution 7, January 3, 1969, as amended by House Resolution 89,

February 18, 1969

RESOLUTION Resolved, That the Rules of the House of Representatives of the 90th Congress, together with all applicable provisions of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946, as amended, be, and they are hereby adopted as the Rules of the House of Representatives of the 91st Congress * * *

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RULE X

STANDING COMMITTEES

1. There shall be elected by the House, at the commencement of each Congress,

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(k) Committee on Internal Security, to consist of nine Members.

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11. Committee on Internal Security.

(a) Communist and other subversive activities affecting the internal security of the United States.

(b) The Committee on Internal Security, acting as a whole or by subcommittee, is authorized to make investigations from time to time of (1) the extent, character, objectives, and activities within the United States of organizations or groups, whether of foreign or domestic origin, their members, agents, and affiliates, which seek to establish, or assist in the establishment of, a totalitarian dictatorship within the United States, or to overthrow or alter, or assist in the overthrow or alteration of, the form of government of the United States or of any State thereof, by force, violence, treachery, espionage, sabotage, insurrection, or any unlawful means, (2) the extent, character, objectives, and activities within the United States of organizations or groups, their members, agents, and affiliates, which incite or employ acts of force, violence, terrorism, or any unlawful means, to obstruct or oppose the lawful authority of the Government of the United States in the execution of any law or policy affecting the internal security of the United States, and (3) all other questions, including the administration and execution of any law of the United States, or any portion of law, relating to the foregoing that would aid the Congress or any committee of the House in any necessary remedial legislation.

The Committee on Internal Security shall report to the House (or to the Clerk of the House if the House is not in session) the results of any such investigation, together with such recommendations as it deems advisable.

For the purpose of any such investigation, the Committee on Internal Security, or any subcommittee thereof, is authorized to sit and act at such times and places within the United States, whether the House is in session, has recessed, or has adjourned, to hold such hearings, and to require, by subpena or otherwise, the attendance and testimony of such witnesses and the production of such books, records, correspondence, memorandums, papers, and documents, as it deems necessary. Subpenas may be issued under the signature of the chairman of the committee or any subcommittee, or by any member designated by any such chairman, and may be served by any person designated by any such chairman or member.

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