Modern history

The Waxman Report: How Congress Really Works

The Waxman Report: How Congress Really Works

At a time when some of the most sweeping national initiatives in decades are being debated, Congressman Henry Waxman offers a fascinating inside account of how Congress really works by describing the subtleties and complexities of the legislative process.

Chapter 1. Introduction + The Early Years

The Art of Making Laws

Chapter 2. California State Assembly to Congressional Subcommittee Chairman

Chapter 3. HIV/AIDS and the Ryan White Act

Chapter 4. The Orphan Drug Act

Chapter 5. The Clean Air Act

Chapter 6. Nutrition Labeling and Dietary Supplements

Chapter 7. Pesticides and Food

The Art of Oversight

Chapter 8. Fraud, Waste, and Abuse

Chapter 9. The Tobacco Wars

Chapter 10. Steroids and Major League Baseball