Q&A on the Capitol Visitor Center

Lauren Whittington, John McArdle, and Emily Yehle talked about the opening of the Capitol Visitor Center. The three reporters covered… read more

Lauren Whittington, John McArdle, and Emily Yehle talked about the opening of the Capitol Visitor Center. The three reporters covered the planning and building of the Capitol Visitor Center for the newspaper Roll Call, including the congressional hearings, increases in costs, and delays in opening that have been a part of the story. Video clips of oversight hearings were shown to illustrate the various issues facing then-Architect of the Capitol Alan Hantman and members of Congress charged with overseeing the project. The Capitol Visitor Center opened on Tuesday, December 2, 2008. close

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Q&A on the Capitol Visitor Center

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Category:
Q&A
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Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 30, 2008
Last Aired:
Dec 5, 2011

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  • Nov 30, 2008 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 30, 2008 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 01, 2008 | 5:59am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 03, 2011 | 2:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 04, 2011 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 05, 2011 | 3:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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