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This digital collection is comprised of more than 6,000 pages of materials selected from the Congressional Papers of Dan Glickman documenting his activities as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Kansas’ Fourth Congressional District from 1977 to 1995. During his eighteen-year tenure in Congress, Glickman served on the House Agriculture, Judiciary, Science and Technology, and Intelligence Committees. Documents in this collection focus on issues in agriculture, such as maintaining family farms, fighting global hunger, and the Food Security and Debt for Democracy programs; aviation, particularly general aviation tort reform and other product liability legislation, and establishment of the National Institute for Aviation Research at Wichita State University; the creation of the National Tallgrass Prairie Preserve on the site of the Z-Bar Ranch in Chase County, Kansas; environmental concerns related to the hazardous waste site at Furley, Kansas; and legislation on intelligence gathering, such as the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
Finding Aid to the Congressional Papers of Dan Glickman