Historic Documents of 2007, 2007 Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1604265515
  • ISBN-13: 9781604265514
  • DDC: 909.831
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 864 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released November 2009
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Overview

Arranged in traditional A to Z encyclopedia format, this work traces themes like expressive rights in American political and legal history, in American political thought and social movements, in political and popular culture, and in the arts, along with the classic tensions between freedom of the individual and maintenance of political order.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Thematic Table of Contents.
List of Document Sources.
Preface.
1: How to Use This Book.
2: Overview of 2007.
3: January.
4: President Bush on the Death of Gerald R. Ford.
5: President Bush on the “Surge” of U.S. Troops to Iraq.
6: State of the Union Address and Democratic Response.
7: February.
8: Palestinian Peace Efforts and the Hamas Takeover of Gaza.
9: Federal Response to Imported Food Safety Concerns.
10: Russian President Putin on World Affairs and Russian Politics.
11: International Efforts to Denuclearize North Korea.
12: March.
13: Acting Surgeon General Moritsugu on the Dangers of Underage Drinking.
14: Federal Appeals Court on D.C. Handgun Ban.
15: UN Resolution and U.S. Intelligence Estimate on Iran's Nuclear Threat.
16: World Health Organization on Male Circumcision and HIV.
17: April.
18: Supreme Court on EPA Regulation of Greenhouse Gases.
19: Catholic Bishops on Human Rights Abuses in Zimbabwe.
20: President Bush on Border Security and Immigration Reform.
21: Remarks and Findings on the Shootings at Virginia Tech.
22: Supreme Court on the “Partial-Birth” Abortion Ban.
23: Turkey's General Staff and the European Union on Turkish Politics.
24: Report on Israel's Handling of Its 2006 War with Hezbollah.
25: May.
26: Leaders of Northern Ireland on Their New Government.
27: Outgoing and Incoming Prime Ministers on British Politics.
28: Chrysler Executives on Takeover, Export Deal, and Job Reductions.
29: Sarkozy on His Inauguration as President of France.
30: World Bank Statements on the Resignation of President Wolfowitz.
31: Ambassador Crocker on U.S.-Iranian Diplomacy.
32: Yar'adua on His Inauguration as President of Nigeria.
33: June.
34: Council of Europe Investigation into the CIA's “Secret Prisons” in Europe.
35: Chinese President, Rights Activists on Preparation for the Olympic Games.
36: Supreme Court on Regulation of Issue Ads.
37: Supreme Court on Voluntary School Desegregation.
38: July.
39: President Bush on Clemency for Former Aide in the CIA Leak Case.
40: U.S. National Intelligence Estimate on Terrorist Threats.
41: United Nations on the Political Situation and Violence in Somalia.
42: Executive Order and Statement on CIA Interrogation Techniques.
43: President's Commission on Caring for America's Wounded Soldiers.
44: United Nations on the Violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
45: United Nations and Human Rights Coalition on the Violence in Darfur.
46: August.
47: U.S. Intelligence Agencies and General Petraeus on Security in Iraq.
48: President Bush on the Passage of Electronic Surveillance Legislation.
49: UN Secretary-General on the Postwar Situation in Liberia.
50: Afghan and Pakistani Presidents Sign a “Peace Jirga” Communiqué.
51: Federal Reserve Board on the State of the U.S. Economy.
52: President Bush and Attorney General Gonzales on His Resignation.
53: Senator Craig on His Arrest for Solicitation and Possible Resignation.
54: September.
55: Government Accountability Office on Iraqi Actions to Meet “Benchmarks”.
56: Congressional Testimony on the Minneapolis Bridge Collapse.
57: Japanese Prime Ministers Abe and Fukuda on Government Changes.
58: CBO Director and President Bush on the Housing Crisis.
59: Reports on Violence and Unrest in Myanmar.
60: UN Secretary-General on the Situation in Afghanistan.
61: FBI Report on Crime in the United States.
62: Supreme Court on Constitutionality of Lethal Injections.
63: Prime Minister Surayud on a “Sustainable” Democracy in Thailand.
64: October.
65: President Bush on His Vetoes of Child Health Insurance Legislation.
66: World Bank on Its Agriculture Programs in Africa.
67: International Monetary Fund on the World Economic Outlook.
68: President Bush and Cuban Foreign Minister on U.S. Policy toward Cuba.
69: United Nations on the Political Situation in Lebanon.
70: November.
71: Government Accountability Office on the Safety of Imported Drugs.
72: Pakistani Leaders on the Political Situation in Pakistan.
73: Intergovernmental Panel of Scientists on Climate Change.
74: UN Refugee Agency on the Status of Iraqi Refugees.
75: President Bush on Middle East Peace Talks.
76: December.
77: Gore on Accepting the Nobel Peace Prize for Work on Climate Change.
78: International “Troika” on Independence Options for Kosovo.
79: New York Attorney General on the Student Loan Settlement.
80: Mitchell Report on Investigation into Steroid Use in Baseball.
81: European Union Leaders on the Treaty of Lisbon.
82: U.S. Comptroller General on the Nation's Long-Term Deficit.
83: Kenyan President Kibaki on His Reelection to a Second Term.
Credits.
Cumulative Index, 2003-2007.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Thematic Table of Contents.
List of Document Sources.
Preface.
1: How to Use This Book.
2: Overview of 2007.
3: January.
4: President Bush on the Death of Gerald R. Ford.
5: President Bush on the “Surge” of U.S. Troops to Iraq.
6: State of the Union Address and Democratic Response.
7: February.
8: Palestinian Peace Efforts and the Hamas Takeover of Gaza.
9: Federal Response to Imported Food Safety Concerns.
10: Russian President Putin on World Affairs and Russian Politics.
11: International Efforts to Denuclearize North Korea.
12: March.
13: Acting Surgeon General Moritsugu on the Dangers of Underage Drinking.
14: Federal Appeals Court on D.C. Handgun Ban.
15: UN Resolution and U.S. Intelligence Estimate on Iran's Nuclear Threat.
16: World Health Organization on Male Circumcision and HIV.
17: April.
18: Supreme Court on EPA Regulation of Greenhouse Gases.
19: Catholic Bishops on Human Rights Abuses in Zimbabwe.
20: President Bush on Border Security and Immigration Reform.
21: Remarks and Findings on the Shootings at Virginia Tech.
22: Supreme Court on the “Partial-Birth” Abortion Ban.
23: Turkey's General Staff and the European Union on Turkish Politics.
24: Report on Israel's Handling of Its 2006 War with Hezbollah.
25: May.
26: Leaders of Northern Ireland on Their New Government.
27: Outgoing and Incoming Prime Ministers on British Politics.
28: Chrysler Executives on Takeover, Export Deal, and Job Reductions.
29: Sarkozy on His Inauguration as President of France.
30: World Bank Statements on the Resignation of President Wolfowitz.
31: Ambassador Crocker on U.S.-Iranian Diplomacy.
32: Yar'adua on His Inauguration as President of Nigeria.
33: June.
34: Council of Europe Investigation into the CIA's “Secret Prisons” in Europe.
35: Chinese President, Rights Activists on Preparation for the Olympic Games.
36: Supreme Court on Regulation of Issue Ads.
37: Supreme Court on Voluntary School Desegregation.
38: July.
39: President Bush on Clemency for Former Aide in the CIA Leak Case.
40: U.S. National Intelligence Estimate on Terrorist Threats.
41: United Nations on the Political Situation and Violence in Somalia.
42: Executive Order and Statement on CIA Interrogation Techniques.
43: President's Commission on Caring for America's Wounded Soldiers.
44: United Nations on the Violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
45: United Nations and Human Rights Coalition on the Violence in Darfur.
46: August.
47: U.S. Intelligence Agencies and General Petraeus on Security in Iraq.
48: President Bush on the Passage of Electronic Surveillance Legislation.
49: UN Secretary-General on the Postwar Situation in Liberia.
50: Afghan and Pakistani Presidents Sign a “Peace Jirga” Communiqué.
51: Federal Reserve Board on the State of the U.S. Economy.
52: President Bush and Attorney General Gonzales on His Resignation.
53: Senator Craig on His Arrest for Solicitation and Possible Resignation.
54: September.
55: Government Accountability Office on Iraqi Actions to Meet “Benchmarks”.
56: Congressional Testimony on the Minneapolis Bridge Collapse.
57: Japanese Prime Ministers Abe and Fukuda on Government Changes.
58: CBO Director and President Bush on the Housing Crisis.
59: Reports on Violence and Unrest in Myanmar.
60: UN Secretary-General on the Situation in Afghanistan.
61: FBI Report on Crime in the United States.
62: Supreme Court on Constitutionality of Lethal Injections.
63: Prime Minister Surayud on a “Sustainable” Democracy in Thailand.
64: October.
65: President Bush on His Vetoes of Child Health Insurance Legislation.
66: World Bank on Its Agriculture Programs in Africa.
67: International Monetary Fund on the World Economic Outlook.
68: President Bush and Cuban Foreign Minister on U.S. Policy toward Cuba.
69: United Nations on the Political Situation in Lebanon.
70: November.
71: Government Accountability Office on the Safety of Imported Drugs.
72: Pakistani Leaders on the Political Situation in Pakistan.
73: Intergovernmental Panel of Scientists on Climate Change.
74: UN Refugee Agency on the Status of Iraqi Refugees.
75: President Bush on Middle East Peace Talks.
76: December.
77: Gore on Accepting the Nobel Peace Prize for Work on Climate Change.
78: International “Troika” on Independence Options for Kosovo.
79: New York Attorney General on the Student Loan Settlement.
80: Mitchell Report on Investigation into Steroid Use in Baseball.
81: European Union Leaders on the Treaty of Lisbon.
82: U.S. Comptroller General on the Nation's Long-Term Deficit.
83: Kenyan President Kibaki on His Reelection to a Second Term.
Credits.
Cumulative Index, 2003-2007.