Oral History of Televising Congress

Rep. Dingell took part in the 1978 debate to televise the U.S. House of Representatives. He opposed the move, and continues to… read more

Rep. Dingell took part in the 1978 debate to televise the U.S. House of Representatives. He opposed the move, and continues to believe that televising House sessions has lengthened debates, increased demagoguery, and brought some of the worst political instincts to the surface. 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:
178566-19
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 12, 2004

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  • Mar 12, 2004 | 10:03am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 12, 2004 | 1:58pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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