The American Congress: The Building of Democracy
Julian Zelizer talked about the book he edited, The American Congress: The Building of Democracy, published by Houghton Mifflin. He gathered 40 essays by renowned historians to capture the landmark legislation, memorable personalities, and full drama of Congress. He was joined by a panel of contributors who talked about various aspects of congressional history, and themes in past legislative proposals. Following their remarks they answered questions from members of the audience. close
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Sam Anthony Director National Archives and Records Administration->Author Lecture Program
Edward D. Berkowitz Director George Washington University->Program in History and Public Policy
Joseph A. McCartin Associate Professor Georgetown University->History Department
Thomas Pegram Professor Loyola College in Maryland->History
Donald A. Ritchie Associate Historian U.S. Senate
Timothy Thurber Associate Professor State University of New York, Oswego->History
Julian E. Zelizer Professor Boston University->History Department
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