Sculptured Eagle from Main Committee Hearing Room Ceiling


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Al Ullman (D-OR) served as Chairman from 1975 to 1981. His permissive leadership style as Chairman took its direction from a nation suspicious of powerful leaders.  Encouraging openness and participation in Committee dealings, he delegated authority to the Chairmen of six permanent subcommittees.  Such actions, and an expansion of the Committee, intensified partisanship.  Ullman was not reelected in 1981.


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