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This excerpt from the United States (US) Congressional Record contains a speech dated March 24, 1949, by US Representative Usher Burdick in the House of Representatives, arguing that the United States Army Corps of Engineers is overstepping its legal authority by purchasing additional land to raise the pool level of the Garrison Dam. The excerpt also includes comments and rebuttals from US Representatives Louis Rabaut and Ivor Fenton.
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The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, SahnishGarrison Dam, Garrison Diversion, Garrison Reservoir, pool height, pool level, reclamation, taking, land taking, land purchase, land seizure, legality, authority, United States Army Corps of Engineers, irrigation, power development, Sloan Plan, Pick Plan, Pick-Sloan Plan
The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, United States Bureau of the Budget, United States Department of the Interior, United States Bureau of Reclamation, United States Army Corps of Engineers, United States House of Representatives, United States Congress,
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Burdick, Usher, "Excerpt from Congressional Record: "Army Engineers Exceeding Their Authority in Garrison Land Purchases," Speech by Representative Burdick, March 24, 1949" (1949). Usher Burdick Papers. 396.