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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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    Lobbying the Early Congress Part 4

    Professor Desan outlined the implications of the 1793 Supreme Court case Chisholm v. Georgia on lobbying. In the case, the Court decided that a citizen of South Carolina could sue another…

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    Changes in Congress

    Lindy Boggs moderated this forum on changes in Congress since World War II. They discussed changes due to world, national, and local events and what the results have been. The U.S. Capitol…

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    Lobbying the Early Congress Part 3

    Professor Richard John of the University of Illinois-Chicago spoke about petitioning efforts by citizens by letters, often through indirect means, rather than sending them directly to…

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    Capitol Complex

    William Allen, Architectural Historian, Architect of the Capitol, and Clarence Brown, President, Capitol Historical Society, talked about the various parts of the U.S. Capitol.

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    Women Members' Lives and Experiences

    Two former members of Congress and Professor Washington discussed the role of women in Congress and government in general through personal and historical examples. They also took questions…

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    U.S. Capitol Bicentennial Celebration

    C-SPAN CEO and Founder Brian Lamb emceed a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol celebrating the 200th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone for the U.S. Capitol. The ceremony came the night before the…

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