United States. Congress
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Box 5, 1968-1978
(36) file folders include: Prisoners of Conscience; Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry; Congressional reports and legislation; General correspondence; Newspaper clippings. The Union of Councils for Soviet Jews. The Union created massive lists of Refuseniks and political prisoners in the Soviet Union (Prisoners of Conscience)." The Union set up action committees in cities across the U.S. and began the "Adopt a Prisoner" program. The Colorado Committee was a member of the Union of Councils.
Congressional Reports (1 of 2), 1968-1978
Congressional Reports containing information on Soviet Jewry legislation.
Congressional Reports (2 of 2), 1968-1978
Congressional Reports containing legislation regarding Refuseniks.
Peter H. Dominick Papers
U.S. Congress - Legislative Matters, 1968-1978
Materials involving Congressional legislation.
U.S. Congress - Mills-Vanik Bill, 1972-1975
Contains materials on the Jackson-Vanik 1974 Trade Act Amendment that in part made trade between the United States and the Soviet Union conditioned upon Soviets relaxing restrictions on Jewish emigration. The bill in the House of Representatives was the Mills-Vanik and in the Senate was the Jackson bill. Members of the Colorado Committee of Concern for Soviet Jewry pushed for the Amendment to prevent the Soviet Union from charging exorbitant fees to Soviet Jews trying to emigrate.
- Archival Object 5
- Collection 1
- Jews, Soviet 5
- Bills, Legislative 4
- Refuseniks 4
- Washington (D.C.) 3
- Protest and social movements 2
- Civil rights 1
- Colorado 1
- Head Start programs 1
- Human rights 1
- Legislators -- United States 1
- Nonprofit organizations 1
- Political prisoners 1
- Soviet Union 1
- Tuition tax credits 1
- United States 1
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 1 + ∧ less