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    Newt Gingrich Impersonation

    Comedian Chris Farley, who often portrays Speaker Gingrich on "Saturday Night Live", paid a surprise visit to the House Republican Conference and did an impersonation of the speaker.

    70,806 views
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    U.S. Constitution

    Chief Justice John Roberts spoke about the history, meaning, and provisions of the U.S. Constitution, as well as the operation of government within the parameters set forth in the U.S.…

    25,153 views
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    The Constitution and the Camps

    Matthew Shimura’s video, The Constitution and the Camps: Due Process and the Japanese-American Internment, was the grand prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam…

    12,424 views
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    I've Got The Power

    The grand prize-winning video, I’ve Got the Power, was produced by Madison Richards, Samantha Noll, and Lauren Nixon, 8th grade students from McKinley Middle Charter School in Racine,…

    7,726 views
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    Summer Reading with Tammy Bruce

    Radio talk show host Tammy Bruce answered the question “What are you reading?” through twitter.com. She listed Ayn Rand and the World She Made by Anne C. Heller, Florence…

    6,447 views
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    Tuskegee Syphilis Study

    A C-SPAN school bus crew toured the site of the Tuskegee Human and Civil Rights Multicultural Center and learned about the Tuskegee syphilis study. Portions of President…

    5,662 views
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    Evidence Videotape from Barry Trial

    Mayor Marion Barry has been charged with drug possession and lying to a grand jury. He has pleaded innocent to all charges. One of the possession charges stems from his arrest on…

    4,918 views
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    Life and Artwork of Georgia O'Keeffe

    Carolyn Kastner talked about Georgia O’Keeffe and her impact on American art and culture. She talked about the different phases of Ms. O’Keeffe’s life and art,…

    4,683 views
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    John F. Kennedy Assassination

    A Universal-International Newsreel was shown of events in John F. Kennedy’s presidency and of events in Dallas, Texas, before and after his assassination. Scenes shown included…

    4,678 views
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    President Obama's Speech to the White House Correspondents' Dinner

    President Obama gave a humorous address to journalists and guests at the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner.*
    This is a portion of the dinner activities.

    4,469 views
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    Exhumation of Zachary Taylor

    Dr. Greathouse talked about the exhumation of President Zachary Taylor’s body to determine whether his death was caused by arsenic poisoning. Television footage of the 1991…

    4,379 views
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    Childhood Obesity

    The middle school section first prize-winning video, Childhood Obesity: A Challenge Facing America, was produced by Matthew Shimura, a 7th grade student from Punahou School in Honolulu,…

    4,206 views
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    How a Bill Becomes a Law

    Ms. Nickels discussed “how a bill becomes a law.” The vignette included video demonstrating the steps involved in making a law.

    3,928 views
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    BookTV In Depth Vignettes

    In Depth focused on the lives and writings of numerous authors. Authors included Shelby Foote, Ray Kurzweil, Taylor Branch, John Hope Franklin, David Lewis, Shelby Steele, Harold…

    3,812 views
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    Delegates' Macarena Dance

    Delegates were shown dancing the Macarena on the convention floor.

    3,386 views
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    Capitol Question: Strike the Last Word

    The question “what does it mean when a member moves to strike the last word” was posed. The answer was that it invokes the five minute rule allowing members to lengthen…

    3,373 views
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    March on the Republican Convention Protest

    Protesters marched on the Republican National Convention in Tampa on the first day of the convention. 

    3,370 views
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    John F. Kennedy Funeral

    Universal News newsreel footage was shown of scenes from President John F. Kennedy’s funeral.

    3,363 views
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    1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

    The 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom was on August 28, 1963. The march was organized to push for comprehensive civil rights including public school desegregation, voting rights…

    3,311 views
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    Conan O'Brien's Speech to the White House Correspondents' Dinner

    Conan O’Brien provided the entertainment for the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner.*
    This is a portion of the dinner activities.

    3,222 views
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