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  • Partisan Politics and the Legacy of Newt Gingrich
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    Partisan Politics and the Legacy of Newt Gingrich

    Speakers talked about the historical and political legacy of former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich (R-GA). Speakers focused on two papers by political scientists looking at what one participant called…

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  • Political History and Congressional Papers
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    Political History and Congressional Papers

    Panelists talked about how political history is documented in congressional papers. Former U.S. Representatives Chet Edwards, Jim Kolbe, and Vic Snyder reflected on their careers and…

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    The American Congress: The Building of Democracy

    Mr. Zelizer talked about the book he edited, The American Congress: The Building of Democracy, published by Houghton Mifflin. He gathered 40 essays by renowned historians to capture the…

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  • Congressional History
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    Congressional History

    Mr. Weinstein, the new Archivist of the United States, gave the opening address at the third annual meeting of the Association of Centers for the Study of Congress. He talked about operations at the…

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  • emOn Capitol Hill  The Struggle to Reform Congressem
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    On Capitol Hill: The Struggle to Reform Congress

    Participating from Boston, Professor Zelizer talked about his book and about current as well as past U.S. House rules and internal reform efforts. The full title of his book is On Capitol…

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