Testimony of Chief Medical Director, Veterans' Administration, Concerning Veterans' Hospitals, Facilities, and Personnel: Hearings Before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, House of Representatives, Eightieth Congress, First Session ... June 17 and 18, 1947
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1947 - 42 pages
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Page 40 - Veterans' organization' means an organization composed of members or former members of the armed forces of the United States which is organized for patriotic and public service purposes, including the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans, Jewish War Veterans, American GI Forum, Catholic War Veterans, or any veterans' organization chartered by the United States Congress.
Page 14 - ... emergency cases. I think the public, from the information that comes out of your office, it seems to me, gets such a glowing report that everything is going all right, when I know down in my State that they are not. I just fairly well sympathize with the Appropriations Committee and everyone else, but if you are not going to come in here and tell us what you need...
Page 19 - ... the certification ? Mr. SHUFF. I was not in it at the time. I have to get that from Mr. Fowler. Do you have the vote ? Mr. FOWLER. Do you want the actual figures of the vote ? Mr. PUCINSKI. Approximately. Mr. AYRES. Yes, approximately. Mr. PUCINSKI. I will give it to you in just a second. Mr. AYRES. The thing that I am trying to get at, Mr. Chairman, is that this has come up in different places throughout the country. The employees go out and strike and then, before anything is settled, most...
Page 39 - ... Well, then, I hope the chairman will support my amendment. Mr. Allen. Would the gentleman yield? Mr. Kearney. Yes. Mr. Allen. Of course, the gentleman knows that I would support it, too. I think that that would be a good amendment. Mr. Kearney. Well, the committee will have a chance to vote on it. Mr. Huber. Will the gentleman yield? Mr. Kearney. Yes. Mr. Huber. I think, since everybody has to play the same record when we discuss communism, I want to say in advance how I, too, detest and despise...