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"A Man's World"
The Honorable Linda Smith reflects on the challenges faced by women in politics when she served in the state legislature and in Congress.
The Honorable Linda Smith, U.S. Representative of Washington
"A Man's World"
"A Man's World"
A Woman Representative on the Agriculture Committee
The Honorable Eva M. Clayton describes the obstacles she faced on the Agriculture Committee.
The Honorable Eva M. Clayton, U.S. Representative of North Carolina
A Woman Representative on the Agriculture Committee
A Woman Representative on the Agriculture Committee
Accessibility at the Democratic National Convention
Rochelle Dornatt remembers the significance of accessibility issues at the 1988 Democratic National Convention.
Rochelle Dornatt, Chief of Staff, Representative Sam Farr of California
Accessibility at the Democratic National Convention
Accessibility at the Democratic National Convention
Accessing the Boys' Club
Kathy Gille reflects on what she learned as the lone woman among floor assistants.
Kathy Gille, Executive Floor Assistant, Representative David Bonior of Michigan
Accessing the Boys' Club
Accessing the Boys' Club
Accessing the House Gym: Part One
The Honorable Barbara Boxer explains how she and other women Members attempted to exercise without access to the House Gym reserved for Congressmen.
The Honorable Barbara Boxer, U.S. Representative and Senator of California
Accessing the House Gym: Part One
Accessing the House Gym: Part One
Accessing the House Gym: Part Two
The Honorable Barbara Boxer describes the leading role she played in women Members gaining access to the House Gym.
The Honorable Barbara Boxer, U.S. Representative and Senator of California
Accessing the House Gym: Part Two
Accessing the House Gym: Part Two
African Americans and Congress
The Honorable Kendrick B. Meek discusses the struggles of African Americans and the future of minority representation in Congress.
The Honorable Kendrick B. Meek, U.S. Representative of Florida and Son of U.S. Representative Carrie P. Meek of Florida
African Americans and Congress
African Americans and Congress
Americans with Disabilities Act
Rochelle Dornatt recalls her role in crafting the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Rochelle Dornatt, Chief of Staff, Representative Sam Farr of California
Americans with Disabilities Act
Americans with Disabilities Act
Anita Hill and a Capitol Protest
The Honorable Patricia Scott Schroeder discusses using the media to her advantage during the 1991 controversy involving Anita Hill and the nomination of Clarence Thomas for Supreme Court Justice.
The Honorable Patricia Scott Schroeder, U.S. Representative of Colorado
Anita Hill and a Capitol Protest
Anita Hill and a Capitol Protest
Anti-Apartheid Movement in the House
Representative Dellums recalls the early days of the anti-apartheid movement in the House.
The Honorable Ronald V. Dellums, U.S. Representative of California
Anti-Apartheid Movement in the House
Anti-Apartheid Movement in the House
Battling Discrimination
The Honorable Helen Delich Bentley recalls her conversation with Congresswoman Margaret Heckler of Massachusetts about why she refused a high-ranking position on the Federal Maritime Commission.
The Honorable Helen Delich Bentley, U.S. Representative of Maryland
Battling Discrimination
Battling Discrimination
Bloody Sunday
The Honorable John R. Lewis recounts what took place on March 7, 1965, in Selma, Alabama.
The Honorable John R. Lewis, U.S. Representative of Georgia
Bloody Sunday
Bloody Sunday