Sunday, September 11, 2022

Portraits in Congressional Oversight

The Levin Center for Oversight and Democracy at the Wayne State University School of Law has announced the publication of Joint Inquiry into Intelligence Issues Related to the September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attack, which appears in Portraits in Oversight, a series of "short profiles of historic Congressional oversight investigations that have shaped our understanding of the American story. " Here's the complete list:

1: Congress’ First Investigation: General St. Clair’s Defeat

2: Joint Committee on the Conduct of the Civil War

3: Congress Investigates KKK Violence During Reconstruction

4: Thomas Walsh and the Teapot Dome Investigation

5: Ferdinand Pecora and the 1929 Stock Market Crash

6: Harry Truman and the Investigation of Waste, Fraud, and Abuse in World War II

7: Joe McCarthy’s Oversight Abuses

8: Abraham Ribicoff and the Traffic Safety Hearings

9: The Watergate Hearings

10: Frank Church and the Church Committee

11: Representative John Dingell

12: The Iran Contra Affair

13: Senator Tom Coburn

14: Investigation into 9/11 Terrorist Attack

15: Congress and the Enron Scandal

16: Representative Elijah Cummings

--Dan Ernst