Investigative Role of Congress

Participants talked about the historical use of the investigatory powers of Congress and oversight roles of various committees. Among… read more

Participants talked about the historical use of the investigatory powers of Congress and oversight roles of various committees. Among the topics they addressed were the influence of partisanship on decisions to conduct investigations, and the impact of the McCarthy hearings on the process. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience. close

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Program ID:
182685-3
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Austin, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Aug 5, 2004
Last Aired:
Mar 16, 2009

Airing Details

  • Aug 05, 2004 | 9:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 06, 2004 | 12:46am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 06, 2004 | 11:57am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 06, 2004 | 6:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 10, 2004 | 7:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 15, 2009 | 1:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 15, 2009 | 7:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 16, 2009 | 1:26am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 16, 2009 | 7:26am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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