Oral History of Televising Congress

Senator Harkin, a former House member, took part in the 1978 debate to televise the U.S. House of Representatives. He had voted in… read more

Senator Harkin, a former House member, took part in the 1978 debate to televise the U.S. House of Representatives. He had voted in favor of televising House sessions. He talked about the disagreements between newer and more senior House members over television coverage and other proposed changes to House rules and procedures. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Oral History of Televising Congress

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Program ID:
178566-17
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 23, 2004
Last Aired:
Mar 24, 2004

Airing Details

  • Mar 23, 2004 | 12:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 23, 2004 | 12:47pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 23, 2004 | 7:34pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 23, 2004 | 11:18pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 24, 2004 | 5:35am EST | C-SPAN 2
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