Review of Federal Statistical Programs: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Economic Statistics of ..., 91-1, April 30, May 1 and 15, 1969
1969 - 208 pages
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Page 12 - ... of the sanctity of a man's home and the privacies of life. It is not the breaking of his doors and the rummaging of his drawers that constitutes the essence of the...
Page 7 - ... and, if it is agreeable to the committee, I would like to have...
Page 109 - Negro, there have been two significant trends in the shift of population since 1915, a constant movement from rural to urban areas and from the South to the North and West.
Page 74 - families of low income' means families (including elderly and displaced families) who are in the lowest income group and who cannot afford to pay enough to cause private enterprise in their locality or metropolitan area to build an adequate supply of decent, safe, and sanitary dwellings for their use.
Page 13 - ... (2) make any publication whereby the data furnished by any particular establishment or individual under this title can be identified; or (3) permit anyone other than the sworn officers and employees of the Department or Bureau or agency thereof to examine the individual reports.
Page 12 - Act shall be used only for the statistical purposes for which it is supplied. No publication shall be made by the Census Office whereby the data furnished by any particular establishment or individual can be identified, nor shall the Director of the Census permit anyone other than the sworn employees of the Census Office to examine the individual reports.
Page 77 - Sadly, even after passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act of 1965...
Page 32 - HR 20: name, and address, relationship to head of household, sex, date of birth, marital status, and visitors in the home at the time of the census. Under the terms of HR, 20, 91st Congress, first session, and similar bills, "information required to be furnished" under possible criminal penalty includes only the questions listed above.
Page 15 - ... functions more efficiently, since any government agency operates more rationally when provided with adequate information. But clearly there are data that lie outside the pale of government concern and other matters that must be treated as confidential and with stringent safeguards of confidentially." Mr. Speaker, so often the eerie implications of George Orwell's "1984" come to mind. In January of this year author Vance Packard provided a current interpretation of his own to the impending dangers...