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"And They Went Crazy"
"And They Went Crazy"
"And They Went Crazy"

The Honorable Mary Rose Oakar recalls her determination to pass legislation aimed at improving women’s health.

The Honorable Mary Rose Oakar, U.S. Representative of Ohio
Being Observant
Being Observant
Being Observant
Kathy Gille reflects on the added pressure on women in the workplace and the way this environment forced her to develop important observational skills.
Kathy Gille, Executive Floor Assistant, Representative David Bonior of Michigan
Busy Republican Cloakroom
Busy Republican Cloakroom
Busy Republican Cloakroom
Frank Mitchell remembers the Republican Cloakroom as a place Members would gather, rest, and talk in private.
Frank Mitchell, Page, U.S. House of Representatives
"Chewing Gum on the Floor"
"Chewing Gum on the Floor"
"Chewing Gum on the Floor"
The Honorable Clarence J. Brown Jr. recalls interacting with Ohio Congresswoman Frances Bolton.
The Honorable Clarence J. Brown Jr., U.S. Representative of Ohio
Day of Infamy: Part One
Day of Infamy: Part One
Day of Infamy: Part One
The Honorable Clarence J. Brown Jr. remembers being on the House Floor during President Roosevelt's "Day of Infamy" speech and sitting next to Congresswoman Jeannette Rankin of Montana.
The Honorable Clarence J. Brown Jr., U.S. Representative of Ohio
Day of Infamy: Part Two
Day of Infamy: Part Two
Day of Infamy: Part Two
The Honorable Clarence J. Brown Jr. describes the aftermath of Jeannette Rankin's "no" vote when the House approved the declaration of war against Japan on December 8, 1941.
The Honorable Clarence J. Brown Jr., U.S. Representative of Ohio
Effect of Televised Proceedings on the Reporting of Congress
Effect of Televised Proceedings on the Reporting of Congress
Effect of Televised Proceedings on the Reporting of Congress
Overview of the impact of live televised House proceedings on the reporting of Congress.
Tina Tate, Director, Radio-TV Gallery, U.S. House of Representatives
Electronic Voting
Electronic Voting
Electronic Voting
Discussion of the consequences of electronic voting in the House.
Donnald K. Anderson, Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives
Electronic Voting and the Whip Operation
Electronic Voting and the Whip Operation
Electronic Voting and the Whip Operation
Ronald W. Lasch highlights the unanticipated changes that accompanied electronic voting.
Ronald W. Lasch, Republican Floor Assistant and Minority Postmaster
Floor Proceedings on September 11th
Floor Proceedings on September 11th
Floor Proceedings on September 11th
Remembering the House proceedings on the morning of September 11th.
Reverend Daniel Coughlin, Chaplain, U.S. House of Representatives
Getting a Seat on the Ways and Means Committee
Getting a Seat on the Ways and Means Committee
Getting a Seat on the Ways and Means Committee
The Honorable Melissa A. Hart recalls how she won support for a seat on the influential Ways and Means Committee.
The Honorable Melissa A. Hart, U.S. Representative of Pennsylvania
House Floor on September 11th
House Floor on September 11th
House Floor on September 11th
Insight into the House proceedings the morning of the attacks.
Eve Butler-Gee, Journal Clerk, Office of the Clerk