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  • emThe Capitolem
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    The Capitol

    The history, art, and architecture of the U.S. Capitol from its opening in 1800 to the present were presented in a special 107-minute version of The Capitol. The documentary featured the impact…

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    The Capitol: U.S. Senate

    The history, art, and architecture of the U.S. Capitol from its opening in 1800 to the present were featured through taped segments on the various public and private spaces in the building, tours, and personal…

    1,441 views
  • QA with Richard Baker
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    Q&A with Richard Baker

    Mr. Baker was interviewed about the history of the U.S. Senate, as well as past major leaders and debates conducted in the body. He also talked about his academic training, experiences in the office of…

    234 views
  • Rare Senate Ledger
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    Rare Senate Ledger

    Senator Daschle and Mr. Baker spoke to reporters about the discovery of several old ledgers dating from 1791 to 1881 in which were recorded the expenses of the Senate. The first volume also…

    60 views
  • Senate Facts
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    Senate Facts

    Mr. Baker talked about the makeup of the Senate after the recent election, the history of filibusters and cloture, and other historical Senate facts. He compared and contrasted the current…

    48 views
  • The Twentieth Century Senate
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    The Twentieth Century Senate

    The scholars discussed a variety of issues such as floor deliberations, reforms, leadership, minority rights, and rules and regulations. They expressed opinions as to how well the Senate…

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