Congress: Representative Government

Dr. Livingston, Mr. Gillette, and Mr. Flanagan spoke about the history of the Institute and the forthcoming publication of… read more

Dr. Livingston, Mr. Gillette, and Mr. Flanagan spoke about the history of the Institute and the forthcoming publication of the The Encyclopedia of the United States Congress. The Institute on Congress and American History was a week-long symposium for high school teachers on the teaching of history and about Congress.

Professor Cooper spoke about the origins and the powers of Congress, including the sources of authority of the government, the separation of powers, and the different means of selecting each branch of government. He responded to questions from the audience of high school teachers.

Mr. Baker, Professor Hammond, and Dr. Smock then gave presentations on the character of representation. close

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

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Program ID:
182294-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Austin, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Aug 2, 2004
Last Aired:
Aug 10, 2004

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  • Aug 02, 2004 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 02, 2004 | 11:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Aug 09, 2004 | 3:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 10, 2004 | 8:58am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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