TITLE

Senate Won't Let Feds Block Reparations For WWII POWs

PUB. DATE
September 2001
SOURCE
Human Events;9/24/2001, Vol. 57 Issue 35, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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).
ACCESSION #
5247606

 

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