Hot Hearings

U.S. Congressional Committee Hearings are a great primary source for research papers. Included in hearings are:

  • expert testimonies
  • statistics
  • first-hand accounts of current events
  • political intrigue

What more could you possibly want?

Here are some examples of recent topics debated in Congressional Committee Hearings:

  • Steroids in Baseball
  • Medical Marijuana
  • Genocide in Darfur
  • Cost of War
  • Immigration Reform
  • Genetics & Discrimination
  • Health Care Reform
  • Violence in Music and on TV

Most hearings are shelved in the Government Documents Room. Check Ignacio for the exact location.  You can also access hearings online using the following resources:

Check out the display near the library’s entrance for examples of hearings from our collection.

For questions about finding and using congressional hearings contact Carol Spector (the Government Information Librarian) at

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