CQ Researcher Plus Archive – April Database of the Month

CQ Researcher plus Archive provides in-depth coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy, dating back to 1923. Find reports on historical events such as passage of the Social Security Act of 1935, as well as reports that give background on issues of current debate such as abortion, health insurance, and responses to global terrorism.  Each single-themed, 12,000-word report is researched and written by an experienced journalist and includes an introductory overview; background and chronology on the topic; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources.

Report Topics

Business, Banking and Economics
Communications and the Mass Media
Congress, the Presidency, and the Supreme Court
Constitutional Law and Justice
Culture, Sports, and Recreation
Defense and National Security
Employment, Labor, and Income
Environment and Natural Resources
Family and Domestic Life
Federal Budget and Taxes
Government Functions
Housing and Development
Human Rights
International Relations and World Politics
International Trade and Development
Science and Technology
Social Movements
Social Services and Disabilities
U.S. Congress
U.S. Presidency
U.S. Supreme Court and Judicial System
War and Conflict