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Chic Hecht Letters to Secretary of the Department of Energy John S. Herrington, 1987

Date
1987
Description

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.

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Newsletters, Washington Report and Chat with Chic, 1983-1987

Date
1983 to 1987
Description

The monthly and bi-monthly newsletters from Senator Chic Hecht include updates on topics of interest to the citizens of the state of Nevada, including international affairs.

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Speech transcripts by Senator Chic Hecht to Nevada State Legislature, 1983-1987

Date
1983-03-30
1985-04-11
1987-02-10
Description

Transcripts of speeches delivered by U.S. Senator Chic Hecht to the Nevada State Legislature regarding issues in government affecting the state of Nevada.

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Statements by Chic Hecht regarding nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain, 1985

Date
1985
Description

Transcript of two statements by Senator Chic Hecht regarding the development of Yucca Mountain as a nuclear waste repository.

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Speech transcript by Senator Chic Hecht, Bonds for Israel, November 17, 1985

Date
1985-11-17
Description

Transcript of a speech delivered by Senator Chic Hecht at an Israel Bond Dinner regarding the Jewish experience in the United States, the needs of Israel, and affairs in the Middle East.

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Floor statements delivered by Chic Hecht during the 99th Congress, 1985-1986

Date
1985 to 1986
Description

The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the U.S. Congress. This set is part of the Senator Chic Hecht Papers and includes floor statements delivered by Senator Hecht during the 99th Congress, 1985-1986. The topics of the statements include natural resources issues such as water rights and the establishment of Great Basin National Park, as well as international issues of peace in the Middle East and United States' relationship with the Soviet Union. There are also statements regarding legislation of gun ownership, speed limits, and nuclear waste in Nevada.

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Floor statements delivered by Chic Hecht during the 100th Congress, 1987-1988

Date
1987 to 1988
Description

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.

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Chic Hecht correspondence on foreign, Jewish and Nevada affairs, 1986

Date
1986
Description

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.

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Chic Hecht correspondence with international, national and Las Vegas-area Jewish oganizations, 1987

Date
1987
Description

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.

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Chic Hecht correspondence regarding Soviet Jews and Israel, 1988

Date
1988
Description

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.

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