Life and Career of Millicent Fenwick
Representative Millicent Fenwick (R-NJ), who had just lost the election for U.S. senator, talked about her life and career. She said she was uncertain of what she would do next. She also discussed her involvement in civil rights and her philosophy and experiences, often quoting the Bible and poetry. Other topics included the impact of money and advertising on campaigns. She also responded to questions of her opinion of House leaders such as Speaker Tip O’Neill (D-MA), Minority Leader Michel (R-IL), Majority Leader Jim Wright (D-TX), Majority Whip Tom Foley (D-WA), and Minority Whip Trent Lott. (R-MS). close
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Millicent Fenwick U.S. Representative [R] New Jersey
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Millicent Fenwick: Her Way
Ms. Schapiro talked about her first book Millicent Fenwick: Her Way (Rutgers University Press; February 12, 2003). Ms. Fenwick began her career at Vogue magazine where she…
State of the Union Address
Congresswoman Fenwick (R-NJ) discussed the State of the Union address and answered callers questions.
Representatives Foley and Michel Farewell Speeches
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