Miscellaneous Compensation Legislation: Hearings, Eighty-seventh Congress, First Session, on H.R. 109, H.R. 128, H.R. 704, and H.R. 6853. April 25-27, and May 10, 1961

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Considers legislation to expand veterans service-connected disability and death benefit entitlements. Includes report "Aging American Veterans and the National Economy," by Robert F. Martin, 1960 (p. 769-835).

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