C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1995

In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline of memorable moments in the House of… read more

In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline of memorable moments in the House of Representatives. 

On January 4, 1995, after 40 years of Democratic control of the House, Democratic leader Dick Gephardt of Missouri talked about the peaceful transition of power as he handed the gavel to incoming Republican Speaker Newt Gingrich of Georgia, whose “Contract With America” campaign resulted in a Republican majority. close

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

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C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1995

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318187-18
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Vignette
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Vignette
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 2, 2014
Last Aired:
Apr 6, 2014

Airing Details

  • Apr 02, 2014 | 6:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 02, 2014 | 10:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 02, 2014 | 11:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 06, 2014 | 6:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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