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    First Federal Congress

    Journalist Cokie Roberts moderated a discussion on the First Federal Congress at the American Historical Association annual meeting. The panel talked about the nation’s founders, including…

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    Congress at 225 Years

    Panelists talked about the the First United States Congress, which met from March 4, 1789 to March 4, 1791 to implement the Constitution and create a new government. Charlene Bickford, director of the First…

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    Birth of the Nation and Creating the Bill of Rights

    Charlene Bickford and Ken Bowling talked about their books Birth of the Nation: The First Federal Congress, 1789-1791, published by Madison House Publishers and Creating the Bill of Rights:…

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    Lobbying the Early Congress Part 1

    The U.S. CAPITOL HISTORICAL SOCIETY discussed the HISTORY OF LOBBYING IN CONGRESS Participants discussed lobbying efforts by citizens during the first federal Congress which met in…

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    Washington and the First Congress

    Charlene Bickford, Director of Documentary History, George Washington University, discussed the role of the first federal Congress and how they used the written Constitution to create…

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    Sunday Journal Mount Vernon

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Clinton Inaugural Activities

    Ms. Bickford gave a historical perspective on the inaugural activities taking place later in the morning at Monticello, the Virginia home of former President Thomas Jefferson. Scenes of the…

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