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United States-Mexico Commission for Border Development and Friendship, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Inter-American Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-First Congress, First Session on H.J. Res. 894 to Authorize Appropriations for Expenses of the Untied States Section of the United States-Mexico Commission for Border Development and Friendship, September 5, 1969   [open pdf - 15MB]

This is the September 5, 1969 hearing titled "United States-Mexico Commission for Border Development and Friendship," held before the House Subcommittee on Inter-American Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Affairs. From the opening statement of John W. McCormack: "Enclosed for your consideration and appropriate reference is a draft of a proposed Joint Resolution to authorize appropriations for the expenses of the United States Section of the United States-Mexico Commission for Border Development and Friendship. The Commission was established by an exchange of notes between the United States and Mexico in November and December of 1966 pursuant to a meeting between the Presidents of the two countries in April of that year. Their joint statement included the following: 'The two Presidents expressed their determination to improve the relations between the frontier cities of both countries and to elevate the life of those who live in the border region. They agreed to create a Commission which would study the manner in which these objectives could be realized by cooperative action to raise the standard of living of the respective communities from a social and cultural as well as a material point of view.'" Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Arturo G. Constantino, Eligio de la Garza, Charles A. Meyer, Antonio F. Rodriguez, Lionel Van Deerlin, and Lamar Whitaker.

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