Brief report. Committees, 1961 October 14
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Congressman Peter H. Dominick (R-Colo.) delivers his radio address, a Brief report, on October 2, 1961. Rep. Dominick lists the various types of Congressional committees including standing committees, select or special committees, joint committees and conference committees. He also briefly describes their functions, reviews the criteria used to assign members to different committees and talks about the steps that the committees take to produce reports that will be used by other members of Congress to make decisions about legislation.