First Televised Session of the House of Representatives

On March 19, 1979, C-SPAN transmitted live video of the U.S. House of Representatives in session. This was the first time the House permitted live television. The Senate followed seven years later in 1986.

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

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First Televised Session of the House of Representatives

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Program ID:
318387-1
Category:
House Highlight
Format:
House Highlight
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 19, 2004
Last Aired:
Mar 30, 2014

Airing Details

  • Mar 19, 2004 | 10:04am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 19, 2004 | 10:31pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 21, 2009 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 21, 2009 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 21, 2009 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 22, 2009 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 22, 2014 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 22, 2014 | 7:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 22, 2014 | 11:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 23, 2014 | 5:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 30, 2014 | 1:13am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 30, 2014 | 11:36am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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