TITLE

TUMBLING DICE

AUTHOR(S)
Crowley, Michael
PUB. DATE
June 1996
SOURCE
New Republic;6/17/96, Vol. 214 Issue 25, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the influence of religious conservatives led by the Christian Coalition in establishing and empowering an independent commission initiated by the U.S. Congress to investigate the growth of gambling in the country. Support given by casino operators to the Republican Party and U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich; Factors contributing to the growth of the gambling industry; Position of Christian Coalition head Ralph Reed on the commission's power to subpoena casino records; Response of industry lobbyists to the commission's subpoena power.
ACCESSION #
9606047772

 

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