Vietnam War Bibliography:

Congressional Committee Documentation:

Agent Orange and Other Chemicals

Franklin P. Huddle, Technology Assessment of Vietnam Defoliant Matter. Report to the House Science and Astronautics Committee, August 8, 1969. vii, 73 pp.
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Chemical-Biological Warfare: US Policies and International Effects. Hearings, Sub-committee on National Security Policy and Scientific Development, House Foreign Relations Committee, November 18 to December 19, 1969. v, 513 pp. Includes considerable discussion of CS, and some of the use of the incapacitating agent DM, in Vietnam.
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Chemical-Biological Warfare: US Policies and International Effects. Report of the Sub-committee on National Security Policy and Scientific Development, House Foreign Relations Committee, May 16, 1970. vii, 41 pp.
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Effects of 2,4,5-T on Man and the Environment. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources, and the Environment, Senate Commerce Committee, April 7, 15, 1970.
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Geneva Protocol of 1925. Hearings of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, March 5-26, 1971, on whether the United States should (belatedly) ratify the international agreement of 1925 prohibiting chemical warfare, and if so, whether it should do so with reservations. Includes testimony by both opponents and supporters of the way the United States had been using non-lethal chemicals, such as herbicides and CS, in Indochina. vii, 439 pp.
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U.S. Chemical Warfare Policy. Hearings before the Subcommittee on National Security Policy and Scientific Developments, House Foreign Affairs Committee, May 1-14, 1974. v, 379 pp. The text has been placed online at the Virtual Vietnam Archive of the Vietnam Project, at Texas Tech University, in eight sections. Start with the front matter and pages 1-45, then move to the later sections by changing the "A" at the end of the URL to B, C, D . . . H.

Environmental Modification Treaty. Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, October 3, 1978. iii, 127 pp. pp. 120-124 deal with herbicide use in the Vietnam War.
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Herbicide "Agent Orange." Hearing before the Subcommittee on Medical Facilities and Benefits, House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, October 11, 1978. iii, 62 pp.
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VA Health Resources and Program Extensions, and Appendix: Agent Orange Activities. Hearing before the Senate Commitee on Veterans' Affairs, April 10, 1979. iv, 462 pp.
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Technical Information for Congress. Committee print, House Committee on Science and Technology, July 1979. xxi, 987 pp. pp. 589-652 are an evaluation by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, of the ecological consequences of defoliant use in the Vietnam War.
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Oversight Hearing to Receive Testimony on Agent Orange. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Medical Facilities and Benefits, Senate Commitee on Veterans' Affairs, July 22, 1980. v, 459 pp.
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Agent Orange Update, and Appendix: Agent Orange Activities (Part II). Hearing before the Senate Commitee on Veterans' Affairs, September 10, 1980. iv, 1368 pp.
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Oversight on Issues Related to Agent Orange and Other Herbicides. Hearing before the Senate Commitee on Veterans' Affairs, November 18, 1981. iv, 500 pp.
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Federal agent orange activities and the vet center program. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, September 15, 1982. Serial No. 97-78. iv, 164 pp.
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H.R. 1961--Vietnam Veterans Agent Orange Relief Act. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Compensation, Pension, and Insurance, House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, April 26, and 27, 1983. Serial No. 98-18. v, 477 pp.
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Status of federally conducted agent orange studies. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, May 3, 1983. Serial No. 98-19. iii, 146 pp.
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Veterans' Exposure to Agent Orange. Hearing before the Senate Commitee on Veterans' Affairs, June 15 and 22, 1983. vi, 648 pp.
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H.R. 1961--Vietnam Veterans Agent Orange Relief Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Compensation, Pension, and Insurance, House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, July 12, 1983. Serial No. 98-23. iv, 211 pp.
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Agent Orange studies. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Hospitals and Health Care, House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, July 31, 1986. Serial No. 99-58. iii, 159 pp.
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Scientific research on the health of Vietnam veterans. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Hospitals and Health Care, House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, June 8, 1988. Serial No. 100-51. v, 461 pp.
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Agent Orange compensation, VA home loan guaranty, and health-care facility security legislation. Hearing before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, United States Senate, on S. 13 (section 221), S. 404, S. 898, S. 1153, S. 1158, H.R. 1415, and related bills. June 22, 1989. v, 589 pp.
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Veterans' Agent Orange Exposure and Vietnam Service Benefits Act of 1989. Report of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, United States Senate to accompany S. 1153 together with additional views. July 24, 1989. iii, 74 pp.
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The Agent Orange Coverup: A Case of Flawed Science and Political Manipulation. v, 43 pp. Report of the House Committee on Government Operations, August 9, 1990 (pp. 1-38) and dissenting views (pp. 39-43).
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NAS Committee Report on Agent Orange. Hearing before the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, July 27, 1993.
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National Academy of Sciences Report on health Effects of Agent Orange. Hearing before the House Veterans' Affairs Committee, August 4, 1993.
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Reproductive Hazards and Military Service: What are the Risks of Radiation, Agent Orange, and Gulf War Exposures? Hearing before the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee, August 5, 1994. iv, 513 pp.
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Institute of Medicine Update on Veterans and Agent Orange. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Hospitals and Health Care, House Veterans' Affairs Committee, April 16, 1996.
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Effect of Herbicide Exposure on Reproductive Outcomes. Hearing before the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee, September 19, 1996. iv, 188 pp.
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Private Sector Publications on Agent Orange, etc.

Veterans' Administration Publications

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