Book Discussion on House Rules

Mr. Cwiklik talked about his book [House Rules: A Freshman Congressman’s
Initiation to the Backslapping, Backpedaling and… read more

Mr. Cwiklik talked about his book [House Rules: A Freshman Congressman’s

Initiation to the Backslapping, Backpedaling and Backstabbing Ways of

Washington], published by Villard. He is a freelance writer and former editor for the Ottaway News Service who followed Nebraska Democrat Peter Hoagland through his campaign, election and first year in office. In the book, Mr. Cwiklik discussed some of the issues debated by the first session of the 102nd Congress, including the savings and loan bailout and the Congressional pay raise, and provided an inside look at the political process and the Washington establishment. He discussed how he got involved with the project and to what extent the experience helped shape his view of Congress. close

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 2, 1992
Last Aired:
Nov 6, 2006

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  • Feb 02, 1992 | 7:57pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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