Senate Won't Let Feds Block Reparations For WWII POWs

September 2001
Human Events;9/24/2001, Vol. 57 Issue 35, p23
Reports on the decision of the United States Senate on September 10, 2001 to reject an effort by the government to oppose a court action against Japanese corporations that enslaved prisoners of war during World War II. Amendment to the Commerce/Justice State Appropriations bill introduced by Senator Bob Smith (R.-N.J.); Support of Senator Tom Harkin (D.-Iowa) on the amendment; Conflict of interest between Smith and Senator Daniel Inouye (D.-Hawaii).


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