List of Interviewees

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Interviewees Position Title Years of Service Congress Oral History Category Oral Histories
Anderson, Donnald K. House Floor Staff, House Officer, House Page Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives 1960–1995 86th, 87th, 88th, 89th, 90th, 91st, 92nd, 93rd, 94th, 95th, 96th, 97th, 98th, 99th, 100th, 101st, 102nd, 103rd, 104th Events, Institution, People Capitol Campus, Donnald K. Anderson, Technology, Watergate, Women
Andrews, George III Family, House Page Page, U.S. House of Representatives, and Son of Representatives George and Elizabeth Andrews 1961–1964 87th, 88th Events, Institution, People “The Movement”, George W. Andrews III, Meetings & Ceremonies, Pages, Traditions
Bartlett, Joe Clerk Staff, House Floor Staff, House Page, Leadership Staff Clerk to the Minority 1941–1944
1945–1979
77th, 78th, 79th, 80th, 81st, 82nd, 83rd, 84th, 85th, 86th, 87th, 88th, 89th, 90th, 91st, 92nd, 93rd, 94th, 95th Events, Institution, People 1954 Shooting, Capitol Campus, Joe Bartlett, Pages, World War II
Butler-Gee, Eve Clerk Staff, House Floor Staff Journal Clerk, Office of the Clerk 2001 107th Events Morning of the Attacks, The Institution
Coleman, Clare Member Staff Chief of Staff, Representative Nita M. Lowey of New York 2001 107th Events Back to Work, Beyond the Capitol
Coughlin, Reverend Daniel House Officer Chaplain, U.S. House of Representatives 2001 107th Events Lasting Memories, Morning of the Attacks, Outreach & Support, The Institution
Creedon, Father Gerry Other Guest Chaplain, Pastor, St. Charles Church, Arlington, VA 107th Events Evacuation
Dellums, The Honorable Ronald V. Committee Chairman, Member U.S. Representative of California 1971–1998 92nd, 93rd, 94th, 95th, 96th, 97th, 98th, 99th, 100th, 101st, 102nd, 103rd, 104th, 105th Events, Institution, Objects “The Movement”, Apartheid, Chairman Portrait:
Ronald V. Dellums
, Committees, The Institution, Watergate
Diego, Dannie Member Staff Legislative Assistant and Scheduler, Representative Carolyn B. Maloney of New York 2001 107th Events Patriotism & Unity
Edwards, The Honorable William Jackson (Jack) Member U.S. Representative of Alabama 1965–1985 89th, 90th, 91st, 92nd, 93rd, 94th, 95th, 96th, 97th, 98th Events “The Movement”, 1965 Voting Rights Act, Selma in the ’60s
Elmendorf, Steve Leadership Staff, Member Staff Chief of Staff, Representative Richard Gephardt of Missouri 2001 107th Events Adjusting to a New Reality, Evacuation, Morning of the Attacks, Protecting the Capitol
Feehery, John Leadership Staff, Member Staff Press Secretary, Speaker of the House J. Dennis Hastert of Illinois 2001 107th Events Evacuation, Legislation & Bipartisanship, Outreach & Support, Protecting the Capitol
Ferguson, The Honorable Michael Member U.S. Representative of New Jersey 2001–2009 107th, 108th, 109th, 110th Events Beyond the Capitol, Lasting Memories, Outreach & Support, Patriotism & Unity
Flynn, Francesca J. Attending Physician's Office Nurse, Office of the Attending Physician, U.S. House of Representatives 2001 107th Events Back to Work, The Institution
Frost, The Honorable J. Martin Leadership, Member U.S. Representative of Texas 1979–2005 96th, 97th, 98th, 99th, 100th, 101st, 102nd, 103rd, 104th, 105th, 106th, 107th, 108th Events The Institution
Garrigan, Myles House Page Page, U.S. House of Representatives 1941–1943 77th Events, Institution Pages, World War II
Gaston, Brian Leadership Staff, Member Staff Director of Policy, Representative Richard K. Armey of Texas 2001 107th Events Evacuation, Lasting Memories, Protecting the Capitol
Goodwin, Bill House Page Page, U.S. House of Representatives 1953–1955 83rd Events, Institution, People 1954 Shooting, Bill Goodwin, Pages, Traditions
Gunderson, Brian Leadership Staff, Member Staff Chief of Staff, Representative Richard K. Armey of Texas 2001 107th Events Evacuation, Legislation & Bipartisanship
Hastert, The Honorable J. Dennis Leadership, Member, Speaker Speaker of the House 1987–2007 100th, 101st, 102nd, 103rd, 104th, 105th, 106th, 107th, 108th, 109th, 110th, 111th Events, Institution, Objects Lasting Memories, Morning of the Attacks, Patriotism & Unity, Speaker Portrait:
J. Dennis Hastert
, Technology
Heimov, Brett Member Staff Administrative Assistant, Representative Jerrold L. Nadler of New York 2001 107th Events Beyond the Capitol, The Institution
Johnson, Arva Marie Capitol Police Officer, U.S. Capitol Police Force 1974–2007 93rd, 94th, 95th, 96th, 97th, 98th, 99th, 100th, 101st, 102nd, 103rd, 104th, 105th, 106th, 107th, 108th, 109th Events, People Arva Marie Johnson, Protecting the Capitol, The Institution, Women
Johnson, Charles W. House Floor Staff, House Official Parliamentarian, U.S. House of Representatives 2001 107th Events Beyond the Capitol, Flight 93, Morning of the Attacks, The Institution
Kanjorski, The Honorable Paul E. House Page, Member U.S. Representative of Pennsylvania 1985–2011 99th, 100th, 101st, 102nd, 103rd, 104th, 105th, 106th, 107th, 108th, 109th, 110th, 111th Events, Institution 1954 Shooting, Pages
Kelly, Pat Clerk Staff, Family, House Floor Staff Assistant Enrolling/Bill Clerk, Office of the Clerk 2001 107th Events 1954 Shooting, The Institution
Koloszar, Melissa Member Staff Legislative Director, Representative James P. Moran of Virginia 2001 107th Events Adjusting to a New Reality, Legislation & Bipartisanship
Lemov, Michael Committee Staff Chief Counsel, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, House Energy and Commerce Committee 1970–1977 91st, 92nd, 93rd, 94th, 95th Institution Committees
Looper, Felda House Page Page, U.S. House of Representatives 1973 93rd Events, Institution, People Felda Looper, Pages, The Institution, Women
Lykes, Rayne Clerk Staff Staff Assistant, Office of the Clerk 2001 107th Objects September 11th
Commemorative Ribbon
Michaelson, Mike Press Assistant Superintendent, House Radio and Television Gallery 1973–1975 93rd Institution Meetings & Ceremonies
Mills, Jim Press Senior Capitol Hill Producer, Fox News Channel 107th Events Evacuation, Outreach & Support
Mitchell, Frank House Page Page, U.S. House of Representatives 1965–1966 89th Events, Institution, People Capitol Campus, Frank Mitchell, Pages, The Institution
Mullins, Donna Member Staff Chief of Staff, Representative Rodney P. Frelinghuysen of New Jersey 2001 107th Events Back to Work, Lasting Memories, Patriotism & Unity, The Institution
Oshins, Jeffrey House Page Page, U.S. House of Representatives 1965–1965 89th Events 1965 Voting Rights Act
Oxley, The Honorable Michael G. Committee Chairman, Member U.S. Representative of Ohio 1981–2007 97th, 98th, 99th, 100th, 101st, 102nd, 103rd, 104th, 105th, 106th, 107th, 108th, 109th Institution, Objects Congressional Baseball
Game Trophy
, Traditions
Payne, Jeannie Office of the Architect of the Capitol Tour Guide, Capitol Guide Service 2001 107th Events Evacuation, Outreach & Support
Quaadman, Tom Member Staff Chief of Staff, Representative Vito J. Fossella, Jr., of New York 2001 107th Events Beyond the Capitol, Morning of the Attacks
Roberts, Cokie Family, Press Congressional Correspondent and Daughter of Representatives Hale and Lindy Boggs of Louisiana Institution, People Cokie Roberts, New Congress
Rogers, Julia House Page Page, U.S. House of Representatives 2001 107th Events Patriotism & Unity
Rogers, Tyler House Page Page, U.S. House of Representatives 2001 107th Events Evacuation
Rohan, Jim Capitol Police Deputy Chief of Police, U.S. Capitol Police 2001 107th Events Protecting the Capitol
Rupp, Glenn House Page Page, U.S. House of Representatives 1932–1936 72nd, 73rd, 74th Institution, People Glenn Rupp, Meetings & Ceremonies
Schwartz, Patricia Committee Staff Chief Clerk/Administrator, House Committee on the Judiciary 2001 107th Events, Institution Back to Work, Committees, Evacuation, Legislation & Bipartisanship, New Congress
Short, Paula Member Staff Scheduler/Executive Assistant, Representative Nancy Pelosi of California 2001 107th Events Evacuation, Flight 93
Stanton, Zack House Page Page, U.S. House of Representatives 2001 107th Events Flight 93, Lasting Memories, Patriotism & Unity
Stopher, John Committee Staff Professional Staff Member, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Subcommittee on Technical and Tactical Intelligence 2001 107th Events Adjusting to a New Reality, Legislation & Bipartisanship, Protecting the Capitol
Swanson, Irving Clerk Staff, House Floor Staff Reading Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives 1940–1943
1945–1953
76th, 77th, 79th, 80th, 81st, 82nd, 83rd Events, Objects, People Declaration of War Gavel, Irving Swanson, World War II
Tanner, Reverend Doug Other Founder, Faith & Politics Institute Events “The Movement”, Selma Pilgrimages
Tate, Tina Press Director, Radio-TV Gallery, U.S. House of Representatives 1972–2007 92nd, 93rd, 94th, 95th, 96th, 97th, 98th, 99th, 100th, 101st, 102nd, 103rd, 104th, 105th, 106th, 107th, 108th, 109th, 110th Events, Institution, People Capitol Campus, Meetings & Ceremonies, New Congress, Outreach & Support, Technology, Tina Tate, Watergate
Varey, James Capitol Police Chief, U.S. Capitol Police 2001 107th Events Protecting the Capitol
West, Benjamin C. Press Superintendent, Press Gallery, U.S. House of Representatives 1942–1986 77th, 78th, 79th, 80th, 81st, 82nd, 83rd, 84th, 85th, 86th, 87th, 88th, 89th, 90th, 91st, 92nd, 93rd, 94th, 95th, 96th, 97th, 98th, 99th Events, Institution, People 1954 Shooting, Benjamin C. West, Capitol Campus, Traditions, Watergate, World War II
Zelenko, Benjamin Committee Staff Counsel, House Committee on the Judiciary 1963–1965 88th Events “The Movement”, 1964 Civil Rights Act