Tom Daschle Oral History Interview
Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle talked about his life and career, including serving in both the House and the Senate. He… read more
Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle talked about his life and career, including serving in both the House and the Senate. He also talked about his relationship with former Senator Robert Dole (R-KS) and their work together both in the Senate and since leaving office. Topics included his belief that Senator Dole would have made a great president, and negotiations with President Clinton during the 1995 government shutdown.
This never-before-aired interview with historian Richard Norton Smith is part of an oral history project at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas. The location of the May 25, 2007, interview is not known. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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