HAMILTON, Lee Herbert

HAMILTON, Lee Herbert
Image, Congressional Pictorial Directory, 105th.
1931–

Biography

HAMILTON, Lee Herbert, a Representative from Indiana; born in Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Fla., April 20, 1931; attended the public schools of Evansville, Ind.; graduated from De Pauw University, 1952; studied at Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, in 1952 and 1953; graduated from Indiana University School of Law, 1956; lawyer, private practice; treasurer of Bartholomew County Young Democrats, 1960-1963, and president, 1963-1964; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-ninth and to the sixteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1965-January 3, 1999); chairman, Select Committee on Intelligence (Ninety-ninth Congress), Select Committee to Investigate Covert Arms Transactions with Iran (One Hundredth Congress), Joint Economic Committee (One Hundred First Congress); Committee on Foreign Affairs (One Hundred Third Congress); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Sixth Congress in 1998; vice chair, National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, 2002-2004.

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External Research Collections

Indiana University Libraries
Modern Political Papers

Bloomington, IN
Papers: ca. 1965-1998, 275 linear feet. Repository also holds his Post-Congressional Papers, his personal 9/11 Commission Papers (digital collection), and his 9/11 Public Discourse Project Papers. Finding aids are online: http://webapp1.dlib.indiana.edu/findingaids/search?repository=politicalpapers&sort=title .
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Dotts, Brian Wayne. "Lee Hamilton's Home Style: Indiana's Ninth Congressional District." M. A. Thesis, Boston College, 1992.

Hamilton, Lee. "Central America in Perspective." In The Crisis in Central America. Washington, D.C.: Washington Institute Press, 1987.

___. "Congress and Foreign Policy." Presidential Studies Quarterly 12 (Spring 1982): 133-37.

___. "Congress and the Presidency in American Foreign Policy." Presidential Studies Quarterly 18 (Summer 1988): 507-11.

___. "Constituent Service and Representation." Public Manager 21 (Summer 1992): 12-15.

___. How Congress Works and Why You Should Care. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2004.

___. "National Security and National Defense." Presidential Studies Quarterly 15 (Spring 1985): 261-70.

___. The Role of Intelligence in the Foreign Policy Process. Claremont, CA.: Keck Center for International Strategic Studies, 1987.

___. Strengthening Congress. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2009.

___. U. S. Foreign Policy in the Post-Cold War Era Report and Recommendations. Washington, D. C.: Government Printing Office, 1993.

Hamilton, Lee H. and Jordan Tama. A Creative Tension: The Foreign Policy Roles of the President and Congress. Washington, D. C.: Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 2003.

Hamilton, Lee H., Bruce Hoffman, Brian Jenkins, Paul Pillar, Xavier Raufer, Walter Reich, Fernando Reinares. State of the Struggle: Report on the Battle Against Global Terrorism. Washington, D. C.: Council on Global Terrorism, 2007.

Hamilton, Lee H., and Thomas H. Kean. Without Precedent: The Inside Story of the 9/11 Commission. New York: Vintage, 2007.

Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: Lee H. Hamiltion, Democratic Representative from Indiana. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.

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