Changes in the Senate Since the 1960s

U.S. Senate Historian Don Ritchie talked about changes in the Senate since the 1960s. He displayed a picture taken in the Senate chamber on… read more

U.S. Senate Historian Don Ritchie talked about changes in the Senate since the 1960s. He displayed a picture taken in the Senate chamber on September 24, 1963, which he said represents a situation very different from the current Senate. Topics included changes in the calendar, procedures, ethics, membership, and media coverage. He responded to questions from members of the audience in the Russell Senate Office Building.

“The Senate in the Sixties: The Transformation of a Traditional Institution” was part of the August Brown Bag luncheon series of the U.S. Capitol Historical Society. close

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

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Changes in the Senate Since the 1960s

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307706-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 3, 2012
Last Aired:
Nov 5, 2012

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  • Sep 03, 2012 | 2:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 03, 2012 | 10:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 04, 2012 | 6:49am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 22, 2012 | 9:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 23, 2012 | 4:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 24, 2012 | 5:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 03, 2012 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 04, 2012 | 5:59am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 05, 2012 | 2:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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