Controversy over Tactics of Black’s Senate Select Committee on Investigations (March 20, 1936)

Senator Black takes the floor in spirited debate in order to defend his Select Committee’s inspection and alleged seizure of telegrams of the Hearst –owned newspapers during its investigation of influence peddling and lobbying by utility companies and large, holding companies.

Congressional Record, Session 74- 2 (1936), 4095-4106. Public domain via the Internet Archive.

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