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Conversations with Congressional Freshmen
by Caitlin Hillyard

Beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET on Memorial Day, C-SPAN is airing interviews with several House freshman members, focusing on their lives before coming to serve on Capitol Hill and their thoughts on working in Washington.

- Representative Lee Zeldin (R-NY), deployed in Iraq in 2006 (Airs 9:00 p.m. ET)

- Representative Mark Takai (D-HI), a member of the Hawaii National Guard (Airs 9:22 p.m. ET)

- Representative Mike Bost (R-IL), a former Marine and volunteer firefighter (Airs 9:41 p.m. ET)

- Representative Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ), the first African-American woman to serve in the New Jersey delegation (Airs 10:00 p.m. ET)

Earlier this year, C-SPAN interviewed several other newcomers to the House: