Ray Smock on House Speaker Tip O'Neill

Former House historian Ray Smock talked about the role of speaker of the House of Representatives and how the role evolved through history. Video… read more

Former House historian Ray Smock talked about the role of speaker of the House of Representatives and how the role evolved through history. Video was shown in the background as he talked about the tradition of opening day speeches of House speakers. Mr. Smock then introduced the January 3, 1985, House session in which Representative Tip O’Neill (D-MA) was elected to be speaker of the House, followed by his acceptance of the gavel, being sworn in, and his remarks upon accepting the position. close

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Ray Smock on House Speaker Tip O'Neill

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Program ID:
323359-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 02, 2015 | 6:46pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jan 11, 2015 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Jan 02, 2015 | 6:46pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 03, 2015 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 03, 2015 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 03, 2015 | 11:10pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 04, 2015 | 4:55am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 05, 2015 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 06, 2015 | 1:16am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 11, 2015 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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