Life and Career of Carl Albert

Mr. Albert’s career as a U.S. representative spanned thirty years and won him the eventual distinction of Speaker of the House… read more

Mr. Albert’s career as a U.S. representative spanned thirty years and won him the eventual distinction of Speaker of the House from 1971-1977. He began his legislative career as a Democratic congressman from Oklahoma. During his term he interacted with a number of political leaders and commented on the many changes seen throughout the decades during which he served. Many of Mr. Albert’s comments were about the Watergate scandal and how the House handled the charges brought against President Richard M. Nixon and his administration. Mr. Albert said that his main accomplishments have been his continual support of major civil rights and education bills. He explained his concern for the current national government and outlined several of the major issues that the Congress faces today. close

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Life and Career of Carl Albert

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Program ID:
15083-1
Category:
American Profile
Format:
American Profile Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 22, 1990
Last Aired:
Jun 18, 2007

Airing Details

  • Nov 22, 1990 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 22, 1990 | 3:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 22, 1990 | 7:57pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 23, 1990 | 12:05am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 23, 1990 | 4:40am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 08, 2000 | 3:20pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 09, 2000 | 5:53am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 21, 2001 | 11:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 24, 2001 | 11:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 24, 2001 | 6:45pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 24, 2001 | 8:50pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 25, 2001 | 11:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 26, 2001 | 6:45am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 26, 2001 | 8:25am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 23, 2003 | 4:02am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 18, 2007 | 8:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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