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  • William Colby Church Committee Hearing
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    William Colby Church Committee Hearing

    CIA Director William Colby testified before the Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities, commonly known as the Church…

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  • Senator Howard Baker Interview in New Hampshire
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    Senator Howard Baker Interview in New Hampshire

    An interview with Senator Howard Baker (R-TN) from the 1980 presidential campaign. The interview was taped by Salem High School students in New Hampshire and played on cable access in parts…

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  • 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…

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  • Memorial Service for Former Senator Warren Rudman
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    Memorial Service for Former Senator Warren Rudman

    Current and former congressional leaders paid tribute to former New Hampshire Senator Warren B. Rudman who died November 19, 2012, at the age of 82. Senator Rudman was best remembered as a…

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  • Tribute to Former Senators Howard Baker and Bob Dole
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    Tribute to Former Senators Howard Baker and Bob Dole

    The Bipartisan Policy Center paid tribute to “A Century of Service” by two of the center’s founders. From military service to careers in elected office, the combined public service of…

    398 views
  • Memorial Service for Former Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger
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    Memorial Service for Former Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger

    Former Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger died June 2011 in Charlottesville, Virginia after suffering a short illness. He was the former secretary of state in the George H.W. Bush…

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  • Senate Party Leaders of the 20th Century
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    Senate Party Leaders of the 20th Century

    Russell Long moderated a session focused on Senate party leaders from 1953 to 1977. Panelists discussed Lyndon Johnson, Everett Dirksen, and Mike Mansfield. The symposium marked the end of…

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  • The Legacy of Churchills Atlantic Alliance
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    The Legacy of Churchill's Atlantic Alliance

    The panelists talked about the legacy of Winston Churchill. The panel, moderated by Bill vanden Heuval, included the son of Winston Churchill and the granddaughter of Harry Hopkins, an adviser to President Roosevelt.…

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  • Senator Byrd Portrait Unveiling
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    Senator Byrd Portrait Unveiling

    Senator Robert Byrd was honored as his portrait was unveiled in the Old Senate Chamber. He was praised by many present and former colleagues who shared reminiscences. Senator Byrd has…

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  • US Capitol Historical Society Dinner
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    U.S. Capitol Historical Society Dinner

    Former Senate Majority Leader Baker gave the keynote speech at a diner honoring the role and contributions of the Majority and Minority Committee Staff Directors of the Senate. His remarks…

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  • Carter Administration and Environmental Policy
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    Carter Administration and Environmental Policy

    Michael Beschloss made the opening remarks for the second day of the conference, talking about the uniqueness of the Carter campaign and victory and about some of the accomplishments of the Carter administration. Moderated by Jay Hakes,…

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  • Carter Administration and Middle East Policy
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    Carter Administration and Middle East Policy

    Moderated by Jon Meacham, former members of the Carter administration talked about the Middle East, defense policy, and intelligence. Topics included Carter administration peace efforts, former President Carter’s new…

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  • Senate Bicentennial Session
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    Senate Bicentennial Session

    Senators commemorated the 200th Anniversary of the Constitution, and by extension the Senate. Members convened in the Old Senate Chamber before moving to the current Chamber. The…

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  • Politics and Humor
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    Politics and Humor

    As part of a conference titled, “Votes and Jokes: Laughter and America’s Political Personality,” the participants examined both the humor used by politicians and the political commentary of…

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  • Civic Engagement
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    Civic Engagement

    Former Senator Thompson talked to students and faculty about public service in American life, his experiences in government, and the importance of civic engagement to the strength of the…

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  • Watergate Hearing Clip
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    Watergate Hearing Clip

    In this portion, Senator Baker questioned Mr. Haldeman on what President Nixon knew about the break-in at the Watergate Hotel and the Watergate tapes.

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  • Senate Party Leaders of the 20th Century
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    Senate Party Leaders of the 20th Century

    The Dirksen Congressional Center and the Senate Bicentennial Commission sponsored a forum on Senate party leaders of the 20th Century. Senators and scholars discussed Senate party leaders…

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  • The View From Both Ends of the Avenue
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    The View From Both Ends of the Avenue

    Former Senator Baker gave the keynote address at the 21st Annual Student Symposium of the Center for the Study of the Presidency. From his vantage point of having served both in the White House and in Congress, he encouraged…

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  • Salute to Congress Dinner
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    Salute to Congress Dinner

    The Washington Press Club Foundation held its annual Salute to Congress Dinner, this year honoring the women in Congress. The remarks of some of the women were controversial because of their risque…

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  • Bicentennial Session
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    Bicentennial Session

    The Senate met in the Old Senate Chamber in the Capitol to celebrate its bicentennial. Former and present leaders made remarks.

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