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Jamie L. Whitten at University of Mississippi Law School (Part 1)

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Turner, R. Gerald (Robert Gerald), 1945-



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Jamie L. Whitten Address at the University of Mississippi Law School (Part 1): introduction of University of Mississippi Chancellor R. Gerald Turner who then introduces Congressman Jamie L. Whitten. Whitten provides observations on law and government: his own background in the Mississippi Legislature including running for office, passage of sales tax, E.T. Woolfolk; his service in various public offices; his committee appointments in the U.S. House of Representatives: Post Office Roads, Appropriations, Naval Appropriations Subcommittee; U.S. military bases around the globe; federal budget and debt; ROTC at the University of Mississippi; defense and other government spending at universities; Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway; current request to cut domestic programs in order to pay for defense budget.

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Whitten, Jamie L; Law; Government; Mississippi. Legislature; United States. Congress. House; Military bases; Budgets; United States. Army. Reserve Officers' Training Corps; Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway (Ala. and Miss.); University of Mississippi

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Jamie L. Whitten Collection (MUM00732), Archives and Special Collections, University of Mississippi Libraries


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18 Apr 85 9 Apr 85: Congressman Jamie Whitten, 'Law & Gov't: Some Observations; U. of Mississippi Law Center, 1:30 pm - A side label

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