Reauthorization of the Office of National Drug Control Policy: Hearings Before the Legislation and National Security Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session, October 5 and 14, 1993

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Page 235 - I read that report ... of the 1919 riot in Chicago, and it is as if I were reading the report of the investigating committee on the Harlem riot of '35, the report of the investigating committee on the Harlem riot of '43, the report of the McCone Commission on the Watts riot. I must again in candor say to you members of this Commission — it is a kind of Alice in Wonderland — with the same moving picture re-shown over and over again, the same analysis, the same recommendations, and the same inaction.
Page 235 - To aim these programs for high impact in the immediate future in order to close the gap between promise and performance; To undertake new initiatives and experiments that can change the system of failure and frustration that now dominates the ghetto and weakens our society.
Page 235 - Our recommendations embrace three basic principles: To mount programs on a scale equal to the dimension of the problems; To aim these programs for high impact in the immediate future in order to close the gap between promise and performance; To undertake new initiatives and experiments that can change the system of failure and frustration that now dominates the ghetto and weakens our society.
Page 110 - BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION AND NATIONAL SECURITY COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CONCERNING OUR REPORT ON THE PROBLEMS INVOLVED WITH GRANT AUDITING Mr.
Page 235 - The summer of 1967 again brought racial disorders to American cities, and with them shock, fear and bewilderment to the nation. The worst came during a two-week period in July, first in Newark and then in Detroit. Each set off a chain reaction in neighboring communities.
Page 255 - Are we spending too much money, too little money, or about the right amount on ... improving and protecting the environment?
Page 256 - ... remain, the graver threats today are internal: haphazard urbanization, racial discrimination, disfiguring of the environment, unprecedented interdependence, the dislocation of human identity and motivation created by an affluent society— all resulting in a rising tide of individual and group violence. The greatness and durability of most civilizations has been finally determined by how they have responded to these challenges from within. Ours will be no exception.
Page 255 - If we are to reverse the betrayal of the American democracy, we need even more than wise national leaders. In the words of William Greider, in Who Will Tell the People, "Rehabilitating democracy will require citizens to devote themselves first to challenging the status quo, disrupting the existing contours of power and opening the way to renewal." Common people must engage their surrounding reality and "question the conflict between with what they are told and what they see and experience.
Page 193 - I would like to submit my written testimony for the record and provide the subcommittee with brief opening remarks.
Page 98 - ... Sec. 2. Goals, Direction, Duties and Responsibilities with Respect to the National Drug Control Program, (a) Budget Matters. (1) In addition to the budgetary authorities and responsibilities provided to the Director by statute, 21 USC 1502, for those agency budget requests that are not certified as adequate to implement the objectives of the National Drug Control Strategy, the Director shall include in such certifications initiatives or funding levels that would make such requests adequate. (2)...

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