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  • Louis Stokes Oral History Interview
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    Louis Stokes Oral History Interview

    Representative Louis Stokes (D-OH) talked about his life and career. His thirty years in Congress was the longest term to date held by a black representative. Topics included his journey…

    341 views
  • Walter Fauntroy Oral History Interview
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    Walter Fauntroy Oral History Interview

    The Reverend Walter Fauntroy talked about his life and career. He was the first delegate to Congress from the District of Columbia. This recording is from the Avoice Virtual Library Project…

    347 views
  • emBlack Americans in Congress 18702007em
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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…

    777 views
  • Yvonne Brathwaite Burke Oral History Interview
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    Yvonne Brathwaite Burke Oral History Interview

    Yvonne Brathwaite Burke served in the United States House of Representatives from California in the 1970s. She recalled the work of the Congressional Black Caucus, her efforts on behalf of…

    378 views
  • John Conyers Oral History Interview
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    John Conyers Oral History Interview

    Representative John Conyers talked about his life and career. Topics included the founding of the Congressional Black Caucus in 1971 and the establishment of the birthday of the Reverend…

    350 views
  • Charles Rangel Oral History Interview
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    Charles Rangel Oral History Interview

    Representative Charles Rangel talked about his life and career. Topics included the founding of the Congressional Black Caucus and his search for meaningful work after returning from…

    253 views