Tribute to Margaret Chase Smith

In an excerpt, members paid tribute to former Senator Margaret Chase Smith who died recently at the age of 97. The Maine Republican became… read more

In an excerpt, members paid tribute to former Senator Margaret Chase Smith who died recently at the age of 97. The Maine Republican became the first woman to serve in both the House and Senate. She served in the House from 1940-1948 and the Senate from 1949-1973. In 1964, she became the first woman to have her name placed in nomination for the presidency by a major party. close

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Tribute to Margaret Chase Smith

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65580-1
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Senate Highlight
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Senate Highlight
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 11, 1995
Last Aired:
Jun 12, 1995

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  • Jun 11, 1995 | 3:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 12, 1995 | 4:11am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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