History of the House of Representatives

Walter Oleszek talked about the founders' intentions for the House of Representatives and the evolution of the institution. The House… read more

Walter Oleszek talked about the founders' intentions for the House of Representatives and the evolution of the institution. The House was originally the only part of the national government directly elected by the people. Mr. Oleszek examined the changes in te House and how it reflects popular political views. He responded to questions from members of the audience.

“The Voice of the People: The House of Representatives” was part of the series "...In Congress Assembled": The Roots and Evolution of Today’s Congress, held by the Smithsonian Associates in the Ripley Center. close

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History of the House of Representatives

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Program ID:
306724-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 5, 2012
Last Aired:
Oct 29, 2012

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  • Sep 05, 2012 | 12:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 05, 2012 | 8:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 06, 2012 | 4:12am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 08, 2012 | 8:41am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 09, 2012 | 3:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 10, 2012 | 4:40am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 27, 2012 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 28, 2012 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 29, 2012 | 6:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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