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  • African Americans in Congress in the 20th Century
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    African Americans in Congress in the 20th Century

    Matthew Wasniewski and Farar Elliott used a selection of artifacts from their collections to tell the story of black members of congress between the 1920s and the 1970s. This program draws…

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    Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007

    Matt Wasniewski presented a history of African Americans who have served in Congress, using images from the Web site, “Black Americans in Congress.” He also responded to questions. Then…

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  • Shirley Chisholm Memorial Service
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    Shirley Chisholm Memorial Service

    Members paid tribute to the life and career of civil rights activist and first black U.S. representative, Shirley Chisholm. They talked about her impact on policy making, humanitarian…

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  • 2004 Election Campaigns
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    2004 Election Campaigns

    Panelists discussed polling in the presidential campaigns. Particular emphasis was placed on the influence of Zogby International’s polls. Zogby International sponsored this event.

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  • Sights and Sounds of the Harlem Book Fair
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    Sights and Sounds of the Harlem Book Fair

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  • emLying Down with the Lions A Public Lifeem
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    Lying Down with the Lions: A Public Life

    Former Representative Dellums talked about his book Lying Down With the Lions: A Public Life from the Streets of Oakland to the Halls of Power, published by Beacon Press. Chronicling the…

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  • AIDS In Africa
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    AIDS In Africa

    Guests described the extent of the AIDS epidemic in Africa and the resources necessary to fight it. They also spoke about Vice President Gore’s speech to the United Nations Security Council…

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  • The Future for AfricanAmericans
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    The Future for African-Americans

    As part of the National Training Conference, Representative Dellums and others discussed the direction they want blacks to take in the future. The focus was on the need to use the federal…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House continued consideration of H.R. 2508, to amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961. The Hall (D-OH) amendment en bloc that earmarks $335 million in fiscal year 1992, $135 million…

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    House Session

    Thomas S. Foley was elected speaker of the House of Representatives by a vote of 251 yeas to 170 nays. The House agreed to notify the Senate and the President on the election of Rep. Foley.…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House agreed to H. Con. Res. 106 to set forth the congressional budget for the U.S. government for the fiscal years 1990, 1991, and 1992. During the debate the House agreed to an…

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    House Session

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 5410, to provide for the registration of foreign interests in United States property. The House agreed to the conference report on S. 908, to amend the Inspector…

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    House Session

    The House passed S. 2560 to amend the Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Act of 1983. Also the House agreed to H. Res. 521 providing for the consideration of a bill relating to the Omnibus…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    CR, pp. H2901-H2983. The House continued consideration of H.R. 4264, the Defense Authorization Bill.

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    House Session

    CR, pp. H2759-H2811. The House agreed to the Senate amendment to H.R. 1811, providing certain benefits to veterans who participated in atmospheric nuclear tests or the occupation of…

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    House Session

    CR pp. H88-H240. The House, by a vote of 211 ayes to 219 noes failed to pass H.J. Res. 444, denying the President’s effort to continue military aid to the Nicaraguan Democratic Resistance…

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