Evolution Of Legislation

November 1989
Congressional Digest;Nov89, Vol. 68 Issue 11, p258
Traces the legislative efforts to control the Federal deficit from 1917 to 1989, beginning with the Second Liberty Bond Act, through the New Deal, to Gramm-Rudman-Hollings.


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