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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…

    245 views
  • Representative Ralph Hall DTX Oral History Interview
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    Representative Ralph Hall Oral History Interview

    Representative Ralph Hall (D-TX) talked about his enlistment in the Navy during World War II and his experiences as a pilot on aircraft carriers. Representative Hall was a lieutenant in the…

    164 views
  • Senator Tom Carper DDE Oral History Interview
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    Senator Thomas Carper Oral History Interview

    Senator Thomas Carper (D-DE) talked about his experiences in the Vietnam War. Senator Carper was a naval flight officer during the war, and served in the National Reserve after the war as a…

    217 views
  • Senator John McCain Oral History Interview
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    Senator John McCain Oral History Interview

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ) talked about his experiences as a Navy pilot during the Vietnam War. Senator McCain was captured by the North Vietnamese in 1967, and was held as a prisoner of war (POW) for…

    541 views
  • Howard Baker Jr Oral History Interview
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    Howard Baker, Jr. Oral History Interview

    Former Senator Howard Baker, Jr., talked about his career. He also talked about the career of former Senator Robert Dole (R-KS). This never-before-aired interview with historian Richard…

    2,184 views
  • Senator Arlen Specter Oral History Interview Part 2
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    Senator Arlen Specter Oral History Interview, Part 2

    Arlen Specter left the United States Senate in 2011 after a 30 year career. Soon afterwards, he sat down for a series of extended oral history interviews with the Pennsylvania Cable Network. Specter reflects on events that take him…

    457 views
  • Elizabeth Holtzman Oral History Interview
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    Elizabeth Holtzman Oral History Interview

    Elizabeth Holtzman (D-NY) talked about the impeachment of President Nixon from her perspective as a freshman in Congress and described the impeachment hearing process. In 1973 she became…

    389 views
  • George McGovern Oral History Interview
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    George McGovern Oral History Interview

    Former Senator George McGovern talked about his career, the life of the Senate, and his relationship with former colleague Senator Robert Dole, including their work on the McGovern-Dole…

    506 views
  • Bob Dole in His Own Words 2007
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    Bob Dole Oral History Interview

    Former Senator Dole talked about his life and career. Topics included the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, his meeting with Saddam Hussein, the advice he gave President…

    400 views
  • George Mitchell Oral History Interview
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    George Mitchell Oral History Interview

    Former Maine Senator George Mitchell, who was the majority leader from 1989-1995, talked about his career. He also talked about his political and personal relationship with his colleague,…

    230 views
  • Senator Daniel Inouye Oral History Interview
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    Senator Daniel Inouye Oral History Interview

    American History TV is airing a selection of oral history interviews with former and current Asian American members of Congress. This week we hear from Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii who…

    1,350 views
  • Noel Koch Oral History Interview
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    Noel Koch Oral History Interview

    Noel Koch talked about his work as a speechwriter for former Senator Bob Dole (R-KS). Mr. Koch recalled his political experiences in the Nixon White House and the 1976 Ford-Dole presidential…

    409 views
  • Walter Mondale Oral History Interview
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    Walter Mondale Oral History Interview

    Former Vice President Walter Mondale talked about his career and how the Senate has changed over the years. He also talked about the career of former Senator Robert Dole (R-KS) and the…

    299 views
  • Tom Daschle Oral History Interview
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    Tom Daschle Oral History Interview

    Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle talked about his life and career, including serving in both the House and the Senate. He also talked about his relationship with former Senator…

    248 views
  • James Baker Oral History Interview
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    James Baker Oral History Interview

    Former Secretary of State and of the Treasury James Baker talked about his career. He also talked about former Senator Robert Dole (R-KS). Topics included the 1976, 1980, and 1988 presidential races,…

    557 views
  • Dole Institute of Politics Oral History Project
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    Dole Institute of Politics Oral History Project

    Richard Norton Smith talked about the origins and purpose of the oral history project at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics. He is a former director of the institute.

    173 views
  • Senator Arlen Specter Oral History Interview Part 4
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    Senator Arlen Specter Oral History Interview, Part 4

    In his 30 years representing Pennsylvania in the U.S. Senate, Arlen Specter participated in the confirmation hearings of 14 U.S. Supreme Court nominees. Soon after leaving the Senate in…

    268 views
  • Senator Arlen Specter Oral History Interview Part 5
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    Senator Arlen Specter Oral History Interview, Part 5

    Arlen Specter left the United States Senate in 2011 after a 30 year career. Soon afterwards, he sat down for a series of extended oral history interviews with the Pennsylvania Cable Network. Specter reflected on…

    211 views
  • Senator Daniel Akaka Oral History Interview
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    Senator Daniel Akaka Oral History Interview

    Senator Daniel Akaka of Hawaii, the first U.S. Senator with Native Hawaiian ancestry, was an eyewitness to the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor and served during World War II with the U.S. Army…

    170 views
  • Representative Mike Honda Oral History Interview
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    Representative Mike Honda Oral History Interview

    American History TV is airing a selection of oral history interviews with former and current Asian American members of Congress. This week we hear from Representative Mike Honda of…

    154 views
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