JFK Assassination Records

Report of the Select Committee on Assassinations of the U.S. House of Representatives

Appendix IV: Statistical Data and Expenditures
Select Committee on Assassinations
Statement of Expenditures
For the Period September 17, 1976 to December 31, 1978


 1976 19771978Total
Salaries $111,026 $1,726,412 $2,313,886 $4,151,324
Travel 11,132 173,424 357,047 541,603
Consultants 0 79,835 106,219 186,054
Scientific Projects 0 0 168,082 168,082
Witnesses 0 13,134 82,233 95,367
Telephone & Telegraph 2,477 30,979 59,905 93,361
Equipment-Lease 1,644 23,531 34,187 59,362
Stationery & Supplies 10,703 32,820 11,853 55,376
Reproductions, Printing, & Graphics 1,052 15,111 35,689 51,852
Books & Periodicals 4,331 2,750 2,694 9,775
Totals $142,365 $2,097,996 $3,171,795 $5,412,156


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STATISTICAL DATA
1977 and 1978
95th CONGRESS
  1977 1978 Grand Total
Number of Persons Traveling 387 620 1,007
Number of Areas Visited 562 901 1,463
Number of Man Days Traveled 1,882 2,876 4,758
Number of Witnesses 35 300 335
Number of Consultants Under Contract 28 47 47*
Number of Hearings and Meetings Held 42 128 170
Number of Interviews Conducted 1,400 3,524 4,924
Number of Subpoenas Issued 103 439 542
Number of Immunity Grants 5 160 165


*This number is accumulative- the 28 consultants used in 1977 were augmented by 19 more in 1978.

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ANALYSIS OF TRAVEL PERFORMED
FOR THE YEAR 1977
 Jan FebMar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 1977
Number of Persons Traveling 0 0 22 19 19 17 26 47 38 78 70 51 387
Number of Areas Visited 0 0 36 23 29 23 38 70 44 108 115 76 562
Number of Man Days Traveled 0 0 59 54 84 44 129 193 213 537 325 244 1,882


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ANALYSIS OF TRAVEL PERFORMED
FOR THE YEAR 1978
 Jan FebMar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total 1978 Grand Total
Number of Persons Traveling 67 68 79 85 141 45 34 40 29 12 20 0 620 1,007
Number of Areas Visited 121 112 105 119 208 51 50 59 40 14 22 0 901 1,463
Number of Man Days Traveled 355 367 417 390 458 210 183 176 152 86 82 0 2,876 4,758


Page 524 reproduces a chart showing the number of areas visited/month for the period January 1, 1977 through December 31, 1978.

Page 525 reproduces a chart showing the number of man days traveled/month for the period January 1, 1977 through December 31, 1978

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ANALYSIS OF CONSULTANTS UNDER CONTRACT
1977 AND 1978
95TH CONGRESS
 No. No. of Days Fees Expenses Total
Photo Analysis and Enhancement 16 279 $28,330 $25,044 $53,374
Organized Crime 1 172 22,360 13,126 35,486
Pathology 9 118 15,340 13,825 29,165
Ballistics 6 185 0 19,209 19,209
Medical Illustrations 1 126 15,750 115 15,865
Handwriting Analysis 3 72 9,360 1,625 10,985
Fingerprint Analysis 3 44 5,400 474 5,874
Police Procedures 1 18 2,340 2,315 4,655
Polygraph Testing 4 32 4,160 627 4,787
Methodology 1 18 2,340 374 2,714
Neutron Activation 1 16 2,050 0 2,050
Dentistry 1 10 1,300 590 1,890
Totals 47 1,090 $108,730 $77,324 $186,054


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CONSULTANTS UNDER CONTRACT
FOR THE YEAR 1977
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Photography 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 4 4 4 4
Pathology 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 9 9
Dentistry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1
Ballistics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 6 6 6
Neutron Activation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1
Handwriting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1
Polygraph 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4
Organized Crime 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1
Police Procedures 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Totals 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 13 22 23 28 28


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CONSULTANTS UNDER CONTRACT
FOR THE YEAR 1978
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Photography 4 4 16 16 16 16 14 14 14 14 14 14
Pathology 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 3 3 3 3
Dentistry 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
Ballistics 6 6 6 6 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
Neutron Activation 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Handwriting 1 1 1 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Polygraph 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 1 1 1
Organized Crime 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Police Procedures 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0
Medical Illustrator 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Methodology 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Fingerprinting 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3
Totals 28 28 40 45 45 45 37 37 30 28 28 28
Page 529 reproduces a chart showing the consultants under contract/month for the period January 1, 1977 through December 31, 1978

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ANALYSIS OF SCIENTIFIC PROJECTS
1977 AND 1978
95th CONGRESS
  No. of Contractors No. of Man Days Amount
Photo Analysis and Enhancement 8 470 $83,154
Acoustical 5 200 76,318
Simulated Gun Test 2 38 3,682
Engineering Survey 1 15 3,650
Miscellaneous 2 10 1,278
Totals 18 733 $168,082


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NUMBER OF STAFF
FOR THE PERIOD JANUARY 1, 1977
THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 1978
1977 1978
1/1 73 1/1 114
2/1 73 2/1 115
3/1 73 3/1 115
4/1 64 4/1 117
5/1 63 5/1 116
6/1 59 6/1 118
7/1 72 7/1 118
8/1 84 8/1 94
9/1 93 9/1 87
10/1 103 10/1 86
11/1 111 11/1 86
12/1 114 12/1 83


Page 532 reproduces a chart showing the number of staff for the period January 1, 1977 through December 31, 1978

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