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Earl Gregg Swem Library

A Guide to Understanding the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

Categories: Govt Finance,Govt Processes/Organization

http://www.cbo.gov/ftpdocs/66xx/doc6657/09-23-GuideToPBGC.pdf

Explains what federal pension insurance is, the role of the PBGC, and its deteriorating financial condition. The estimated liabilities of PBGC exceeded the assets by more than 23 billion dollars. From the Congressional Budget Office

We Have Some Planes: Four Flights-A Chronology: Civil Aviation Security and the 9/11 Attacks

Categories: Homeland Security,Terrorism,Transportation

http://www.archives.gov/research/9-11-commission/staff-report-sept2005.pdf

The September 2005 released version of the 9/11 Commission staff monograph about the hijacking of the planes and reflections on aviation security. Released by the Justice Department with more information than previously disclosed. From the 9/11 Commission and the National Archives.

Continental United States Land-Falling Hurricanes 1950-2004

Categories: Weather/Disasters

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/gifs/hur5005.jpg

Map which identifies location, year, and name of all hurricanes striking the continental U.S. over the past 50+ years. From the National Climatic Data Center

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