Congressional Access to Information and Executive Privilege [electronic resource].
- Corporate Author:
- Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
- [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1976.
- Physical Description:
- 37 pages : digital, PDF file
- Discusses recent events involving disputes over congressional access to executive branch information. Covers the Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities v. Nixon, the Supreme Court's decision in U.S. v. Nixon, impeachment proceedings against President Nixon, and the House Intelligence Committee's 1975 contempt action against Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. Also reviews possible implications of the proposed Congressional Right to Information Act, requiring Federal officials to provide information sought by Congress unless the President instructs them to withhold the information.
- Related Titles:
- ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection
- Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed June 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC., CRS Report., and AVAILABLE ONLINE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
- Technical Details:
- System requirements: PDF reader software.
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