Selected correspondence from Chic Hecht regarding Jewish affairs in 1987, including a letter thanking Senator Hecht for his involvement in securing the land deal between the Bureau of Land Management and Congregation Ner Tamid.
Selected correspondence from Senator Chic Hecht regarding Soviet Jews, Middle East peace talks, and support for Israel. Also included is a letter requesting Senator Hecht's help in securing a pardon for Jonathan Pollard.
The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the U.S. Congress. This group of documents is part of the Senator Chic Hecht Papers and includes floor statements delivered by Senator Hecht during the 100th Congress in 1987 and 1988. Topics addressed by Senator Hecht include tributes to distinguished citizens of Nevada, including Irwin Molasky, Arthur S. Waltzman, and the 1987-1988 UNLV Runnin' Rebels basketball team. Other topics are nuclear waste, energy and water appropriations, the PEPCON rocket fuel explosion, and union and right-to-work issues.
Letters to and from Chic Hecht in response to Jewish, Nevada and foreign affairs. Correspondence includes thank you letters to Senator Hecht for participation in events, and for his voting record regarding sale of arms to Saudi Arabia.
Selected letters from Senator Chic Hecht to the Secretary of the Department of Energy, John S. Herrington, regarding the nuclear waste site proposed in Nevada. The letters state the Senator's opposition to using Yucca Mountain as the waste repository site.