Congressional Civility

The subcommittee heard testimony on the manner and nature of House debate and institutional behavior as well as the influence of television… read more

The subcommittee heard testimony on the manner and nature of House debate and institutional behavior as well as the influence of television on members' behavior. This hearing was called in response to Professor Jamieson’s report which she presented to members during the congressional retreat in Hershey, PA after an earlier hearing was interrupted and then postponed. The witnesses also offered various solutions, including changing the content of and schedule for one-minute speeches and promoting more personal interactions. close

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

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Congressional Civility

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Program ID:
80889-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 1, 1997
Last Aired:
May 5, 1997

Airing Details

  • May 01, 1997 | 9:30am EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • May 01, 1997 | 10:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 02, 1997 | 4:50am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 02, 1997 | 11:19am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 02, 1997 | 6:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 04, 1997 | 5:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 05, 1997 | 4:30am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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