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  • American Newspaper Women's Club reception honoring wives of new senators: New faces of 1963.

    Summary: Senator Peter H. Dominick (R-Colo.) joins other freshmen senators of the 88th Congress in paying tribute to their wives during a reception held by the American Newspaper Women's Club at Paul Young's Restaurant in Washington, D.C. on January 6, 1963. The Republican and Democratic senators, introduced by Senator Thomas H. Kuchel (R-Calif.) and Senator Vance Hartke (D-Ind.), include Milward L. Simpson (R-Wyo.), Leonard B. Jordan (R-Idaho), Birch Bayh (D-Ind.), Daniel B. Brewster (D-Md.), Daniel K. Inouye (D-Hawaii.), George S. McGovern (D-S.D.) and Thomas J. McIntyre (D-N.H.). Each senator delivers a one minute speech explaining how his wife helped him win election to the United States Senate in 1962

  • Announcement of candidacy

    Summary: Senator Peter H. Dominick (R-Colo.) announces his candidacy for re-nomination and re-election to the United States Senate on May 21, 1968. Sen. Dominick states that he hopes to continue his service to Colorado and the United States so that he can work to achieve stability at home and abroad, provide resources for the U.S. government and create educational and job opportunities for the citizens of Colorado and the United States

  • Bill Buckingham's interview with Kendrick

    Summary: Host Bill Buckingham interviews Chuck Kendrick, Senator Peter H. Dominick's administrative assistant, during a segment of his radio program, Voice of Washington, in 1967. Kendrick discusses his job responsibilities and his move to Washington, D.C. from Denver, Colo. He also reports that Sen. Dominick (R-Colo.) is currently attending a meeting with members of Congress and British foreign affairs experts at the Ditchley Foundation in order to discuss Middle East issues, including the Middle East War. In a second interview, recorded earlier, Buckingham interviews Sen. Dominick on the U.S.S. Kitty Hawk in the Tonkin Gulf during his fact-finding tour to Southeast Asia. Sen. Dominick discusses U. S. troop morale, his opinion on the prospect of a quick end to the Vietnam War, the chieu hoi program (convincing Vietcong to surrender), and the importance of providing security for the South Vietnamese people so economic growth can occur.

  • Bolshevik revolution

    Summary: Senator Peter H. Dominick (R-Colo.), Senator Clifford P. Hansen (R-Wyo.) and Reader's Digest senior editor Eugene Lyons discuss the Soviet Union on the 50th anniversary of the world communist movement. They talk about a variety of topics including the United States-Soviet nuclear arms race, trade between the U.S. and the Soviet Union and the balance between the Soviet Union's military and domestic expenditures.

  • Brief report. Berlin

    Summary: Congressman Peter H. Dominick (R-Colo.) delivers several installments of his radio address, a Brief report, from Berlin, Germany. Rep. Dominick discusses the recent call-up of reservists to combat communist aggression, his tour of American military bases in Europe and how they prevent the spread of communist control, and his views on freedom versus communism. He also talks about a number of other topics including the day-to-day lives of Germans living in East Berlin versus those living in West Berlin, Soviet influence in East Germany, the Berlin Wall and how it separates German families and friends, and fallout shelters in West and East Berlin. Dominick interviews his nephew, Gare Dominick, who is a member of the military stationed in Germany. Gare answers questions about the lives of the East Germans, the possibility of a revolt against the East German government and entry points between East and West Berlin. Rep. Dominick also gives tape editing directions to an individual named Walt[er Morgan?], discusses concerns about the release of his nephew's comments on U.S. foreign policy while he is on military duty, and talks about changes to his itinerary in Western Europe and the Middle East.

  • Brief report. Bureaucracy vs. the citizen

    Summary: Congressman Peter H. Dominick (R-Colo.) delivers his radio address, a Brief report, on October 23, 1961. Rep. Dominick discusses the difficulty some of his constituents have had in dealing with the federal bureaucracy. He says that the challenge is finding the proper person or agency to solve problems and notes that the increasing size of the federal government will mean that the trend toward excessive red tape will only get worse.

  • Brief report. Committees

    Summary: Congressman Peter H. Dominick (R-Colo.) delivers his radio address, a Brief report, on October 2, 1961. Rep. Dominick lists the various types of Congressional committees including standing committees, select or special committees, joint committees and conference committees. He also briefly describes their functions, reviews the criteria used to assign members to different committees and talks about the steps that the committees take to produce reports that will be used by other members of Congress to make decisions about legislation.

  • Brief report. Exports to Communist countries

    Summary: Congressman Peter H. Dominick (R-Colo.) delivers his weekly radio address, a Brief report, on Sept. 14, 1961. Rep. Dominick discusses topics including the sale of strategic materials and agricultural commodities to Communist countries. He indicates that an investigation of export licenses approved by the State Dept. will be conducted, with a view to possible strengthening of existing export controls.

  • Brief report. Flood projects in Colo.

    Summary: Senator Peter H. Dominick (R-Colo.) delivers his weekly radio address, a Brief report, on Nov. 5, 1965. Sen. Dominick discusses topics including flood damage in Colorado, flood projects in Colorado, the Chatfield Dam study, the Two Forks and Narrows dams, and other flood control measures.

  • Brief report. Oil

    Summary: Congressman Peter H. Dominick (R-Colo.) delivers his radio address, a Brief report, on October 23, 1961. Rep. Dominick discusses the oil and gas industries in the United States and the Soviet Union, comparing how oil exploration and discovery in the U.S. may be restricted due to a new Dept. of Interior policy on awarding leases, while the Soviet Union is opening new oil fields and expanding into new markets. Dominick also discusses the danger that low Soviet oil prices pose to world markets and the Soviet's use of oil as a means to politically manipulate their trading partners.