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Introduction

On November 8, 2006, President Bush announced the nomination of Robert M. Gates to succeed Donald H. Rumsfeld as Secretary of Defense.  In light of this nomination, the Law Library of Congress has compiled a selective bibliography of resources relating to Dr. Gates.  Currently, the focus of this bibliography centers on Congressional hearings in which Dr. Gates appeared as a witness.  Selective press releases, news articles and other secondary material are included as well.  As the nomination process develops in the Senate, new documents and sources will be added to keep the bibliography current. 

Congressional Material - Testimony by Gates

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Preventing Chaos in the Former Soviet Union: The Debate on Providing Aid: Report. 102d Cong., 2d Sess. January 17, 1992. Washington: U.S. GPO, 1992. viii, 259 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Committee print. No. 7. ISBN: 0160372364. LCCN: 92167485. Govt. Doc. No.: Y4.AR5/2:SO8/4. [Gates testimony at pages 166-188].
HC336.26 .P732 1992
LL Micro CIS 92-H202-1

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Defense Policy Panel. Potential Threats to American Security in the Post-Cold War Era: Hearings. 102d Cong., 1st Sess. December 10, 11, 13, 1991. Washington: U.S. GPO, 1992. iv, 157 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. H.A.S.C. No. 102-52. ISBN: 0160390311. Govt. Doc. No.: Y4.AR5/2A:991-92/52. LCCN: 92253100. [Gates testimony on December 10, 1991 at pages 4-11; excerpt available at: (PDF, 625 k)].
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LL Micro CIS 92-H201-38

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Defense Policy Panel. Regional Threats and Defense Options for the 1990s: Hearings. 102d Cong., 2d Sess. March 10, 11, 17, 19, 24, 26, 27, 31, April 2, 8, 9, May 5, 1992. Washington: U.S. GPO, 1993. v, 473 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm. H.A.S.C. No. 102-73. ISBN: 0160407133. Govt. Doc. No.: Y4.AR5/2A:991-92/73. LCCN: 93206358. [Gates testimony on March 27, 1992 at pages 313-322; excerpt available at: (PDF, 649 k)].
KF27 .A73647 1992
LL Micro CIS 93-H201-17

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs. H.R. 4803, the Non-Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Regulatory Improvement Act of 1992: Hearing. 102d Cong., 2d Sess. May 8, 1992. Washington: U.S. GPO, 1992. iv, 329 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. Serial No. 102-121. ISBN: 0160398304. Govt. Doc. No.: Y4.B22/1:102-121. LCCN: 93135579. [Gates testimony at pages 10-28, 74-92; excerpt available at: (PDF, 1.86 Mb)].
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LL Micro CIS 93-H241-18

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. The Future of U.S. Foreign Policy in the Post-Cold War Era: Hearings. 102d Cong., 2d Sess. February 6, 19, 20, 25, March 5, 24, April 30, 1992. Washington: U.S. GPO, 1992. iii, 658 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. ISBN: 0160389887. Govt. Doc. No.: Y4.F76/1:P84/5. LCCN: 92241181. [Gates testimony on February 25, 1992 at pages 201-240; excerpt available at: (PDF, 1.61 Mb)].
KF27 .F6 1992a
LL Micro CIS 92-H381-55

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Legislation and National Security Subcommittee. Assassination Materials Disclosure Act of 1992: Hearings on H.J. Res. 454, to Provide for the Expeditious Disclosure of Records Relevant to the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy. 102d Sess, 2d Sess. April 28, May 15, July 22, 1992. Washington: U.S. GPO, 1993. v, 582 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. ISBN: 016040102X. Govt. Doc. No.: Y4.G74/7:AS7. LCCN: 93204581. [Gates testimony on May 15, 1992 at pages 351-378; excerpt available at: (PDF, 1.09 Mb)].
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LL Micro CIS 93-H401-14

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Economic and Commercial Law. The Threat of Foreign Economic Espionage to U.S. Corporations: Hearings. 102d Cong., 2d Sess. April 29, May 7, 1992. Washington: U.S. GPO, 1992. v, 385 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Serial No. 65. Includes bibliographical references. ISBN: 0160396018. Govt. Doc. No.: Y4.J89/1:102/65. LCCN: 93133678. [Gates testimony excerpts on April 29, 1992 available at: (PDF, 5.53 Mb)].
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LL Micro CIS 93-H521-6

United States. Congress. House. Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Public Disclosure of the Aggregate Intelligence Budget Figure. 103d Cong., 2d Sess. February 22 and 23, 1994. Washington: U.S. GPO, 1995. iii, 258 p. ; 24 cm. ISBN: 0160470293. Govt. Doc. No.: Y4.IN8/18:B85. LCCN: 95177609. [Gates testimony on February 23, 1994 at pages 71-104 available at: (PDF, 1.95Mb)].
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LL Micro CIS 95-H431-5

United States. Congress. Joint Economic Committee. Subcommittee on International Trade, Finance, and Security Economics. Allocation of Resources in the Soviet Union and China, 1983, Part 9, Hearings. 98th Cong., 1st Sess. June 28, Sept. 20, 1983. Washington: U.S. GPO, v, 400 p. il. S.Hrg. 98-780, Pt. 9. Govt. Doc. No.: Y4.EC7:SO8/12/983/PT.9. LCCN: 77603633. [Gates testimony on Sept. 20, 1983 at pages 212-369; excerpt available at: (PDF, 2.90 Mb)].
KF25 .E267 1977 Pt. 9
LL Micro CIS 84-J841-22

United States. Congress. Joint Economic Committee. Subcommittee on International Trade, Finance, and Security Economics. Allocation of Resources in the Soviet Union and China, 1984, Part 10: Hearings. 98th Cong., 2d Sess - 99th Cong., 1st Sess. Nov. 21, 1984, Jan. 15, 1985. Washington: U.S. GPO, 1985. v, 259 p. il., S.Hrg. 99-252, pt. 10. Govt. Doc. No.: Y4.EC7:SO8/12/984/PT.10. LCCN: 77603633. [Gates testimony on Nov. 21, 1984 at pages 2-119; excerpt available at (PDF, 3.05 Mb)].
KF25 .E267 1977 Pt. 10
LL Micro CIS 86-J841-4

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services. Subcommittee on Strategic and Theater Nuclear Forces. Soviet Strategic Force Developments, Joint Hearing. 99th Cong., 1st Sess. June 26, 1985. Washington: U.S. GPO, 1986. iii, 61 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. S.Hrg. 99-335. Govt. Doc. No.: Y4.AR5/3:S.HRG.99-335. LCCN: 86600968. [Gates testimony on June 26, 1985 at pages 4-61]. Available at: M-Books, ; Gates excerpt available at (PDF, 1.64 Mb).
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LL Micro CIS 86-S201-8

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. The START Treaty, Part 2, 102d Cong., 2d Sess. June 23, 25, 26, 30, 1992.Washington: U.S. GPO, 1992. : iv, 336 p. il. S.Hrg. 102-607, pt. 2. ISBN: 0160391695 (part 2). Govt. Doc. No.: Y4.F76/2:S.HRG.102-607/PT.2. LCCN: 92210819. [Gates testimony on June 30, 1992 at pages 156-168; excerpt available at (PDF, 554 k)].
KF26 .F6 1992a Pt. 2
LL Micro CIS 92-S381-46

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on European Affairs. Soviet Active Measures, Part 2: Hearing. 99th Cong., 1st Sess. September 12, 13, 1985. Washington: U.S. GPO, 1985. iv, 255 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. S.Hrg. 99-400, pt. 2. Spine title: United States policy toward East Europe, West Europe, and the Soviet Union. "Part 2 of 5." Govt. Doc. No.: Y4.F76/2:S.HRG.99-400/PT.2. LCCN: 90601659. [Gates testimony on Sept. 12, 1985 at pages 2-28; excerpt available at: (PDF, 997 KB].
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LL Micro CIS 87-S381-2

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Assassination Materials Disclosure Act of 1992: Hearing on S.J. Res. 282, to Provide for the Expeditious Disclosure of Records Relevant to the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy. 102d Cong., 2d Sess. May 12, 1992. Washington: U.S. GPO, 1992. vii, 577 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. S.Hrg. 102-721. Includes bibliographical references. ISBN: 0160390354. Govt. Doc. No.: Y4.G74/9:S.HRG.102-721. LCCN: 92243612. [Gates testimony on May 12, 1992 at pages 50-73; excerpt available at: (PDF, 1.35 Mb)].
KF26 .G67 1992d
LL Micro CIS 92-S401-47

United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Intelligence. Intelligence Analysis of the Long Range Missile Threat to the United States. 104th Cong., 2d Sess. December 4, 1996. Washington: U.S. GPO, 1997. iii, 56 p. ; 23 cm. S.Hrg. 104-854. ISBN: 0160550432. Govt. Doc. No.: Y4.IN8/19:S.HRG.104-854. LCCN: 97186945. [Gates testimony on December 4, 1996 at pages 8-56; excerpt available at: (PDF, 1.12 Mb)].
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LL Micro CIS 97-S421-12

United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Intelligence. Radioactive and Other Environmental Threats to the U.S. and the Arctic Resulting from Past Soviet Activities. 102d Cong., 2d Sess. August 15, 1992. Washington: U.S. GPO, 1993. iv, 614 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm. S.Hrg. 102-1095. Includes bibliographical references. ISBN: 0160410576. Govt. Doc. No.: Y4.IN8/19:S.HRG.102-1095. LCCN: 94112356.[Gates testimony on August 15, 1992 at pages 122-148; excerpt available at: (PDF, 570 k)].
KF26.5 .I5 1992c
LL Micro CIS 93-S421-7

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services. Threat Assessment, Military Strategy, and Defense Planning: Hearings. 102d Cong., 2d Sess. January 22, 23, February 19, March 3, 20, 1992. Washington: U.S. GPO, 1992. iv, 529 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. S.Hrg. 102-755. Includes bibliographical references. ISBN: 016039158X. Govt. Doc. No.: Y4.AR5/3:S.HRG.102-755. LCCN: 93107082. [Gates testimony on January 22, 1992 at pages 8-84; excerpt available at: (PDF, 3.12 Mb)].
KF26 .A7 1992c
LL Micro CIS 92-S201-11

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Weapons Proliferation in the New World Order: Hearing. 102d Cong., 2d Sess. January 15, 1992. Washington: U.S. GPO, 1992. iii, 43 p. ; 23 cm. S.Hrg. 102-720. ISBN: 0160390435. Govt. Doc. No.: Y4.G74/9:S.HRG.102-720. LCCN: 92240385. [Gates testimony on January 15, 1992 at pages 5-43; excerpt available at: (PDF, 1.25 Mb)].
KF26 .G67 1992
LL Micro CIS 92-S401-49

United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Intelligence. S. 2198 and S. 421 To Reorganize the U.S. Intelligence Community, Joint Hearing Before the Select Committee on Intelligence of the United States Senate and Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives. 102d Cong., 2d Sess. April 1, 1992. Washington: U.S. GPO, 1993. iii, 121 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. S.Hrg. 102-1052. Includes bibliographical references. ISBN: 0160402727. Govt. Doc. No.: Y4.IN8/19:S.HRG.102-1052. LCCN: 94111876. [Gates testimony on April 1, 1992 at pages 10-41, 107-111; excerpt available at: (PDF, 1.56 Mb)].
KF26.5 .I5 1992d
LL Micro CIS 93-S421-6

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Congressional Material - Nomination Hearings

United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Intelligence. Nomination of Robert M. Gates, Hearings on Nomination of Robert M. Gates to be Director of Central Intelligence. Vol. I. 102d Cong., 1st Sess. September 16, 17, 19, 20, 1991. Washington: U.S. GPO, 1992. iv, 961 p. S.Hrg. 102-799, vol. 1. Govt. Doc. No.: Y4.IN8/19:S.HRG.102-799/V. 1. LCCN: 93116877 V. 1. Gates excerpts available at: (PDF, 37.3 Mb); also at: (PDF (external link)) and (PDF (external link)).
LL Micro CIS 93-S421-3

United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Intelligence. Nomination of Robert M. Gates, Hearings on Nomination of Robert M. Gates to be Director of Central Intelligence, Vol. II. 102d Cong., 1st Sess. September 24, 25, October 1, 2, 1991. Washington: U.S. GPO, 1992. v, 740 p. S.Hrg. 102-799, vol. 2. Govt. Doc. No.: Y4.IN8/19:S.HRG.102-799/V.2. LCCN: 93116877 V. 2. Gates excerpts available at: (PDF, 27.6Mb) or (PDF (external link)) and (PDF (external link)) .
LL Micro CIS 93-S421-4

United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Intelligence. Nomination of Robert M. Gates, Hearings on Nomination of Robert M. Gates to be Director of Central Intelligence, Vol. III. 102d Cong., 1st Sess. October 3, 4, 18, 1991. Washington: U.S. GPO, 1992. iii, 318 p. S.Hrg. 102-799, vol. 3. Govt. Doc. No.: Y4.IN8/19:S.HRG.102-799/V.3. LCCN: 93116877. Gates excerpts available at: (PDF, 9.71Mb) or (PDF (external link)).
LL Micro CIS 93-S421-5

United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Intelligence. Nomination of Robert M. Gates, Hearings on Nomination of Robert M. Gates to be Director of Central Intelligence. 100th Cong., 1st Sess. February 17 and 18, 1987. Washington: U.S. GPO, 1987. iii, 186 p. : 1 form ; 24 cm. S.Hrg. 100-241. Govt. Doc. No.: Y4.IN8/19:S.HRG.100-241. LCCN: 87602863. Available at: (PDF, 5.26 Mb).
KF26.5 .I5 1987
LL Micro CIS 87-S421-1

United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Intelligence. Nomination of Robert M. Gates, Hearing on Nomination of Robert M. Gates to be Deputy Director of Central Intelligence. 99th Cong., 2d Sess. April 10, 1986. Washington: U.S. GPO, 1986. iii, 83 p. : forms ; 24 cm. S. Hrg. 99-620. Govt. Doc. No.: Y4.IN8/19:S.HRG.99-620. LCCN: 86602340. Available at: (PDF, 2.53 Mb).
KF26.5 .I5 1986
LL Micro CIS 86-S421-1

United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Intelligence. Nomination of Robert M. Gates to be Director of Central Intelligence. 102d Cong., 1st Sess. October 24, 1991. Washington: U.S. GPO, 1992. 225 p. ; 24 cm. Exec. Rpt. 102-19. Govt. Doc. No.: Y1.1/6:102-19. LCCN: 92643101. Available at: (PDF, 8.91 Mb).
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LL Micro CIS 91-S424-1

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Congressional Material - Supplemental Materials Authored by Gates

United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Intelligence. Legislative Oversight of Intelligence Activities: The U.S. Experience: Report. 103d Cong., 2d Sess. October 1994. Washington: U.S. GPO, 1994. v, 157 p. ; 24 cm. S.Prt. 103-88. Committee print. Includes bibliographical references. ISBN: 0160459176. Govt. Doc. No.: Y4.IN8/19:S.PRT.103-88. LCCN: 95131739. [Includes: Gates, Robert M. (CIA), "American Intelligence and Congressional Oversight" speech presented before World Affairs Council of Boston, Jan. 15, 1993 (p. 134-157); excerpt at: (PDF, 6.03 Mb)].
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LL Micro 94-S422-1

United States. Congress. House. Select Committee to Investigate Covert Arms Transactions with Iran. Report of the Congressional Committees Investigating the Iran-Contra Affair: With Supplemental, Minority, and Additional Views: Appendix A: Vol. 2: Source Documents. 100th Cong., 1st Sess. March 1, 1988. Washington: U.S. GPO, 1988. xxiii, 1324 p. H.Rep. 100-433, app. A, vol. 2. CIS 88-H963-2. SUDOC: Y1.1/8:100-433/APP.A/V.2. LCCN: 87602662. [Includes: Gates, Robert M. (Princeton Univ.), "CIA and the Making of American Foreign Policy" Sept. 29, 1987 (p. 1226-1251)].
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LL Micro CIS 88-H963-2

United States. Congress. House. Select Committee to Investigate Covert Arms Transactions with Iran. Report of the Congressional Committees Investigating the Iran-contra Affair: With Supplemental, Minority, and Additional Views: Appendix B: Vol. 11: Depositions. 100th Cong., 1st Sess. March 1, 1988. Washington: U.S. GPO, 1988. xxiii+1102 p. H.Rep. 100-433, app. B, vol. 11. CIS 88-H963-2. SUDOC: Y1.1/8:100-433/APP.B/V.11. LCCN: 87602662. [Includes: Gates, Robert M. Deposition, July 31 1987 (p. 960-1062); see excerpt via: (PDF, 2.61 Mb)].
E876 .U54 1987 app. B, vol. 11
LL Micro CIS 88-H963-2

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Executive and Judicial Branch Material

Lawrence E. Walsh, Independent Counsel. Final Report of the Independent Counsel for Iran/Contra Matters. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit : For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., 1993. 3 v.: ill. ; 28 cm. ISBN: 0160430097 (set). LCCN: 94126170. Volume 1 at Chapter 16 relates to Robert M. Gates. Volume III contains a Letter from Robert M. Gates in response to the findings of the final report. Gates excerpts available at: http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB208/index.htm (external link).
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Remarks on the Resignation of Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and the Nomination of Robert M. Gates to be Secretary of Defense, 42 Weekly Comp. Pres. Doc. 2033 (November 8, 2006). Available at: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/.

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Web Resources and News

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