Oral History of Televising Congress

Rep. Murtha took part in the 1978 debate to televise the U.S. House of Representatives. He voted against televising House… read more

Rep. Murtha took part in the 1978 debate to televise the U.S. House of Representatives. He voted against televising House sessions, and said he would probably vote the same way again because he believes that members spend too much time talking to the cameras and not enough working on legislation. However, he admitted that it was sometimes beneficial to the country to have debates on certain issues televised. close

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Oral History of Televising Congress

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178566-13
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Interview
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Interview
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 15, 2004

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  • Mar 15, 2004 | 9:32am EST | C-SPAN 1
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