Q&A with Richard Baker

Richard Baker told stories from the history of the Senate and showed some rare photographs of senators. Mr. Baker retired in… read more

Richard Baker told stories from the history of the Senate and showed some rare photographs of senators. Mr. Baker retired in August 2009 after 34 years as the first historian of the United States Senate. Mr. Baker began his tenure in 1975 when the office of Senate Historian was established. By Senate Resolution, he was named historian emeritus effective September 1, 2009. He also served as the curator for the exhibition gallery of the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center which opened late the previous year. close

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

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 27, 2009
Last Aired:
Apr 30, 2012

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  • Sep 27, 2009 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 27, 2009 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 28, 2009 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 28, 2012 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 29, 2012 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 30, 2012 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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