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  • Former Representative Nancy Johnson Oral History Interview
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    Former Representative Nancy Johnson Oral History Interview

    Nancy Johnson of Connecticut served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1983 to 2007. She was the first Republican woman to win a seat on the Ways and Means Committee. In this…

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  • Former Representative Lynn Woolsey Oral History Interview
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    Former Representative Lynn Woolsey Oral History Interview

    Lynn Woolsey represented California in the U.S. House from 1993 to 2013. She was the first former welfare mother to serve in Congress. She talked about her work with the Congressional…

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  • House Historian Interviews with Women in Congress
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    House Historian Interviews with Women in Congress

    U.S. House of Representatives historian Matthew Wasniewski and oral history manager Kathleen Johnson talked about their interviews with former congresswomen. They also talked about their…

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  • Former Representative Barbara Kennelly Oral History Interview
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    Former Representative Barbara Kennelly Oral History Interview

    Barbara Kennelly served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1982 to 1999. She was the first woman named to the House Intelligence Committee and served as the Democratic Caucus vice…

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  • Former Representative Helen Delich Bentley Oral History Interview
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    Former Representative Helen Delich Bentley Oral History Interview

    Helen Delich Bentley (R-MD) served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1985-95. She was a member of the Merchant Marine and Fisheries and the Appropriations Committees. Ms. Bentley talked…

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  • Former Representative Eva Clayton Oral History Interview
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    Former Representative Eva Clayton Oral History Interview

    Eva Clayton served as a Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1992 to 2003. She was the first African-American woman to represent North Carolina in Congress. Ms. Clayton talked…

    120 views
  • Former Representative Sue Myrick Oral History Interview
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    Former Representative Sue Myrick Oral History Interview

    Sue Myrick served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1995 to 2013. She was the first Republican woman from North Carolina elected to Congress. In this interview conducted by the U.S.…

    57 views
  • Katherine Westmoreland West Point Interview
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    Katherine Westmoreland West Point Interview

    Katherine Westmoreland, wife of U.S. Army General William Westmoreland, who commanded U.S. forces in Vietnam, talked about her life as a military daughter, sister and spouse. She recounted her…

    684 views
  • Former Representative Patricia Schroeder Oral History Interview
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    Former Representative Patricia Schroeder Oral History Interview

    Pat Schroeder served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1973 to 1997 as a Democrat from Colorado. When elected, she was one of only fourteen congresswomen. In this interview she talked…

    185 views
  • Former Representative Susan Molinari Oral History Interview
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    Former Representative Susan Molinari Oral History Interview

    Former U.S. Representative Susan Molinari served from 1990 to 1997 as a Republican from New York. In this interview she talked about her experience as the daughter of U.S. Representative…

    134 views
  • James and TuyCam Bullington Vietnam War Oral History Interview
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    James and Tuy-Cam Bullington Vietnam War Oral History Interview

    U.S. State Department foreign service officer James Bullington was assigned to Vietnam during the war. It was there he met his future wife, Tuy-Cam, a foreign service national, who served…

    225 views
  • Tom Reilly Vietnam War Oral History Interview
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    Tom Reilly Vietnam War Oral History Interview

    Veteran Tom Reilly talked about his Vietnam War service, including his time as an Army radio operator and a war correspondent for the Stars and Stripes newspaper. He also described his…

    280 views
  • Dennis Haines Vietnam War Oral History Interview
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    Dennis Haines Vietnam War Oral History Interview

    U.S. Army veteran Dennis Haines talked about his experiences during the Vietnam War. Mr. Haines recounted the moments leading up to being shot twice in the head and his long recovery. He…

    318 views
  • Charlie McMahon Oral History Interview on the Vietnam War
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    Charlie McMahon Oral History Interview on the Vietnam War

    Vietnam War veteran Charlie McMahon talked about his Marine Corps service, his chance meeting in Vietnam with journalist Catherine LeRoy, and his time with “CAP,” the Combined Action…

    279 views
  • Witness to War Interviews on Vietnam
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    Witness to War Interviews on Vietnam

    Founder and managing director of the Witness to War Foundation Tom Beaty described the combat veteran interviews in their Vietnam War collection. He also discussed the foundation’s mission…

    280 views
  • John Walker Vietnam War Oral History Interview
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    John Walker Vietnam War Oral History Interview

    Vietnam War veteran John Walker talked about his service as a helicopter mechanic during the war and his struggle with post traumatic stress disorder. The Witness to War Foundation…

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  • Senator Daniel Akaka Oral History Interview
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    Senator Daniel Akaka Oral History Interview

    Senator Daniel Akaka (D-HI) talked about growing up in Hawaii, witnessing the attack on Pearl Harbor, and how that event affected native Hawaiians and led to the Senator’s service in the…

    262 views
  • Susan Rothmann West Point Oral History Interview
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    Susan Rothmann West Point Oral History Interview

    Susan Rothmann talked about her experiences as a U.S. Army spouse, dealing with anti-war sentiment while her husband fought in Vietnam, leading the Fort Campbell Family Readiness Group, and…

    137 views
  • Harry Rothmann West Point Oral History Interview Part 2
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    Harry Rothmann West Point Oral History Interview, Part 2

    U.S. Military Academy graduate Harry Rothmann talked about his military experiences after the Vietnam War. This included the Gander tragedy from 1985, when 248 American soldiers, most of…

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  • Harry Rothmann West Point Oral History Interview Part 1
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    Harry Rothmann West Point Oral History Interview, Part 1

    U.S. Military Academy graduate Harry Rothmann talked about his experiences as a West Point cadet, including his plebe year and as an Army athlete. He discussed his Vietnam War service,…

    244 views
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