Increasing the use of the metric system: Hearing, Ninetieth Congress, first session, on S. 441 and S. 2356 ... November 15, 1967
U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1968 - Science - 70 pages
Committee Serial No. 90-54. Considers S. 441 and similar S. 2356, to authorize Commerce Dept to conduct study regarding methods and cost of U.S. conversion to metric system.
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Opening statement of the chairman
Kincaid Dr John F Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Science
Watson Samuel H manager of corporate standardizing for the Radio
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