Integration of U.S. Capitol Page Program

Frank Mitchell, the first African-American congressional page in the 20th century, talked about his experiences working on Capitol Hill. He… read more

Frank Mitchell, the first African-American congressional page in the 20th century, talked about his experiences working on Capitol Hill. He was joined by Representative Paul Findley (R-IL), who sponsored Mr. Mitchell for the position.

15-year-old Frank Mitchell became the first African-American congressional page of the 20th century in April of 1965, when Representative Paul Findley (R-IL) suggested Mitchell for the job and sponsored him while he was in Washington, D.C. close

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Integration of U.S. Capitol Page Program

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Program ID:
327649-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Springfield, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Sep 07, 2015 | 11:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Sep 14, 2015 | 6:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Sep 07, 2015 | 11:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 07, 2015 | 7:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 08, 2015 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 13, 2015 | 3:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 14, 2015 | 6:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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