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  • Partisan Politics and the Legacy of Newt Gingrich
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    Partisan Politics and the Legacy of Newt Gingrich

    Speakers talked about the historical and political legacy of former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich (R-GA). Speakers focused on two papers by political scientists looking at what one participant called…

    294 views
  • Trey Radel Discusses His Memoir emDemocrazyem
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    Democrazy

    Former Representative Trey Radel (R-FL) talked about his memoir, Democrazy: A True Story of Weird Politics, Money, Madness, and Finger Food. Mr. Radel resigned from Congress in 2014 after…

    623 views
  • QA with Cate Lineberry
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    Q&A with Cate Lineberry

    Cate Lineberry talked about her book, Be Free or Die, about the life of Robert Smalls, a slave who escaped bondage during the Civil War and went on to become a member of the U.S. Congress.…

    1,110 views
  • History of Committees in the US House
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    History of Committees in the U.S. House

    Speakers talked about the history of committees in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1789 until the beginning of the Civil War. This program focuses on three papers by political scientists. The…

    96 views
  • Congressional Reform Roundtable Discussion
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    Congressional Reform Roundtable Discussion

    Three political scientists and two former members of Congress talked about their perspectives on congressional dysfunction and the possibilities for reform on Capitol Hill. This roundtable…

    57 views
  • 150th Anniversary of the Senate Appropriations Committee
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    150th Anniversary of the Senate Appropriations Committee

    To mark the 150th anniversary of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senate Historian Betty Koed reflected on the committee’s history. Senators Thad Cochran (R-MS) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT), the…

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  • Senator Wayne Morse
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    Senator Wayne Morse

    Margaret Hallock shared the story of former Oregon U.S. Senator Wayne Morse. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Eugene, Oregon, from April…

    117 views
  • Former Representative Trey Radel Democrazy
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    Democrazy

    Former Representative Trey Radel (R-FL) talked about his book Democrazy: A True Story of Weird Politics, Money, Madness, and Finger Food, in which he recounts his time in Congress and…

    853 views
  • Senator Wendell Fords Life and Legacy
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    Senator Wendell Ford's Life and Legacy

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) gave a lecture on Senator Wendell Ford (D-KY), who represented Kentucky in the U.S. Senate from 1974 to 1999. Senator McConnell focused on Senator…

    89 views
  • Senator Barbara Boxer Discusses emThe Art of Toughem
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    The Art of Tough

    Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) talked about her book The Art of Tough: Fearlessly Facing Politics and Life, in which she recalls her life in politics. She spoke at the 2017 Rancho Mirage…

    457 views
  • Discussion on Women in Congress
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    Women in Congress, Part 1

    House of Representatives historian Matthew Wasniewski and Curator Farar Elliott presented artifacts and photographs related to and talked about the history of women in the U.S. House of…

    425 views
  • US Marine Corps and Congress
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    U.S. Marine Corps and Congress

    Marine Corp University professor Nathan Packard talked about the relationship between the U.S. Marine Corps and Congress. This interview was recorded at American Historical Association’s…

    327 views
  • Former House GOP Leader Bob Michel Remembered on Capitol Hill
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    Memorial Ceremony for Bob Michel

    Former Vice President Dick Cheney, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and several other Republican and Democratic leaders celebrated the life and service of the late Representative Bob Michel…

    478 views
  • Major General Arnold Punaro Discusses emOn War and Politicsem
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    On War and Politics

    Major General Arnold Punaro (Retired) talked about his book, On War and Politics: The Battlefield Inside Washington’s Beltway, about his life in the military and in Congress. Major General…

    814 views
  • 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…

    526 views
  • Architect of the Capitol Stephen Ayers Discusses the US Capitol Dome Restoration Project
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    U.S. Capitol Dome Restoration Project

    Stephen Ayers, the architect of the U.S. Capitol, held a news conference to announce the completion of the restoration of the Capitol Dome. He discussed some of the work of the three-year…

    1,094 views
  • Hart Senate Office Building
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    Hart Senate Office Building

    Don Ritchie talked about the history of the Hart Senate Office Building. He spoke about the building’s construction, its place in congressional history, and about the building’s namesake,…

    306 views
  • US Capitol Rotunda Reopens Following Restoration
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    U.S. Capitol Rotunda Opening

    Stephen Ayers welcomed the first tour groups to the Capitol Rotunda following a year of repairs and a six-week closure to remove scaffolding. The work was part of the $60 million Capitol…

    378 views
  • emBlack Faces Black Interestsem
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    Black Faces, Black Interests

    Carol Swain talked about her book, Black Faces, Black Interests: The Representation of African Americans in Congress. She was interviewed at Vanderbilt University. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

    277 views
  • George Washington and the First Congress
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    George Washington and the First Congress

    Fergus Bordewich talked about his book, The First Congress: How James Madison, George Washington, and a Group of Extraordinary Men Invented the Government. Mr. Bordewich read passages from…

    892 views
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