Book Discussion on The Lobbyists

Mr. Birnbaum discussed his book, The Lobbyists: How Influence Peddlers Get their Way in Washington. He described the role of lobbyists… read more

Mr. Birnbaum discussed his book, The Lobbyists: How Influence Peddlers Get their Way in Washington. He described the role of lobbyists in the legislative process and the effects of donations by special interest groups to congressional campaigns. He detailed the careers and probable influence of many individual lobbyists, explaining that much of their influence results from their great expertise in a particular field. In Washington there are are 35 lobbyists per per member of Congress. close

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Book Discussion on The Lobbyists

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 10, 1993
Last Aired:
Sep 19, 2004

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  • Jan 10, 1993 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 10, 1993 | 10:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 11, 1993 | 6:55am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 07, 1993 | 2:40am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 30, 1993 | 8:40pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 31, 1993 | 1:02am EST | C-SPAN 1
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  • Sep 15, 2004 | 1:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 19, 2004 | 12:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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