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Constitutional Rights of Military Personnel.
Hearings before the Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Pursuant to S. Res. 260, Eighty-Seventh Congress

2nd Session

February 20 and 25 and March 1, 2, 6, 9, and 12, 1962

The hearings took place between February 20 and March 12, 1962. This document contains statements by 26 individuals, including Hon. Sam J. Ervin, Jr. (Senator, North Carolina), Hon. Kenneth B. Keating (Senator, New York), Hon. Carlisle P. Runge (Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower), Hon. Alfred B. Fitt (Deputy Under Secretary of the Army for Management), Hon. Paul B. Fay, Jr. (Under Secretary of the Navy), Hon. Benjamin W. Fridge (Special Assistant to Secretary of the Air Force for Manpower, Personnel and Reserve Forces), Rear Admiral William C. Mott (Judge Advocate General of the Navy), and Hon. Robert E. Quinn (Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Military Appeals). An appendix includes: questionnaires as well as an “Aide Memoire” from the Subcommittee sent to the Army, Navy, and Air Force, followed by their responses. The appendix also includes a “Summary of Facts and Legal Issues” from each of the military branches, and two letters addressed to U.S. Senator Kenneth B. Keating, one from Major General D. W. McGowan (Chief, National Guard Bureau, dated April 25, 1962) and the other from Hon. Carlisle P. Runge (dated April 9, 1962). (Library of Congress Call Number KF26 .J837 1962 and OCLC Number 277016946)

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