To Limit United States Contributions to the United Nations, Hearings Before the Subcommittee on International Organizations and Movements of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-Second Congress, First Session on Bills to Limit United States Financial Contributions to the United States, November 18 and December 2, 1971 [open pdf - 17MB]
This is the November 18 and December 2, 1971 hearings titled "To Limit United States Contributions to the United Nations" held before the House Subcommittee on International Organizations and Movements of the Committee on Foreign Affairs. From the opening statement of Donald M. Fraser: "In the course of today's hearing, it is important for the subcommittee to address itself to questions such as: (1) What obligation has the United States incurred under the Charter of the United Nations to pay assessed contributions to the United Nations? (2) What effect would a reduction such as that proposed in this resolution have on the ability of the United Nations to function? (3) What benefits accrue to the United States by continuing to be a major contributor to the United Nations? (4) What is the justification for basing our contributions on population rather than gross national product?" Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Arthur J. Goldberg, Robert L. F. Silkes, Philip M. Crane, Samuel De Palma, Stephen M. Schwebel, and Joe D. Waggonner Jr.
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