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CQ Researcher. Washington: Congressional Quarterly. Online, 1923 to date. (Print: Olin Stacks H 35 .E23, 1930 - 2003, incomplete). [Called Editorial Research Reports from 1923 through 1991].

CQ Researcher is issued weekly on subjects of current interest. Divided into several standard sections, each issue discusses one major issue of current concern, followed by background and historical developments, and concludes with a discussion of the future and a select bibliography of books, articles, reports, and studies. Every issue also includes a pro/con sidebar and a chronology. The best one-stop source for speech topics and short papers.


Vital Speeches of the Day. New York: City News Pub., 1934 to date. Monthly.
Online, 1934 to date, via Academic Search Premier. (Print: Olin Stacks Oversize + PN 6121 .V83, 1934 - Sept. 2004)

Reprints of the full text of major speeches by public figures in the U.S. and elsewhere. Around ten speeches per issue.


SEE ALSO Congressional Digest under the Current Events tab

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