Book Discussion on Slade Gorton: A Half Century in Politics
John Hughes, chief oral historian in the Office of the Secretary of State for the state of Washington, recounts the political career of… read more
John Hughes, chief oral historian in the Office of the Secretary of State for the state of Washington, recounts the political career of Slade Gorton, three-term Republican senator from Washington. Mr. Hughes spoke with former Senator Gorton, with additional questions by Joel Connelly. Topics included the 9/11 Commission, lobbying, how Congress works, and redistricting. They also responded to questions from members of the audience at the Rainer Square Atrium in Seattle. This was a quarterly Network Only event of CityClub. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Slade Thomas Gorton III U.S. Senator (Former) [R] Washington
- John C. Hughes Chief Historian Washington State Office of the Secretary of State->Legacy Project
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