Oral History of Televising Congress

In an interview, Rep. Rangel described taking part in the 1978 debate to televise the U.S. House of Representatives. He voted in… read more

In an interview, Rep. Rangel described taking part in the 1978 debate to televise the U.S. House of Representatives. He voted in favor of televising House sessions, and still believes that the benefits of allowing the public to be informed outweigh the cost of individual legislators sometimes being more interested in getting on television than in having a serious debate on an issue. 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:
178566-18
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 22, 2004
Last Aired:
Mar 23, 2004

Airing Details

  • Mar 22, 2004 | 10:02am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 22, 2004 | 12:03pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 22, 2004 | 6:54pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 22, 2004 | 10:18pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 23, 2004 | 3:46am EST | C-SPAN 2
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