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Advice from Representative Ella T. Grasso of Connecticut
Advice from Representative Ella T. Grasso of Connecticut
Advice from Representative Ella T. Grasso of Connecticut
Linda Melconian remembers the sage professional advice she received from Representative Ella T. Grasso.
Linda Melconian, Assistant Counsel and Legislative Assistant, Speaker Thomas P. (Tip) O'Neill, Jr., of Massachusetts
"Boland Girl"
"Boland Girl"
"Boland Girl"
Linda Melconian discusses her first experience on the campaign trail for Massachusetts Representative Edward Boland.
Linda Melconian, Assistant Counsel and Legislative Assistant, Speaker Thomas P. (Tip) O'Neill, Jr., of Massachusetts
Interacting with Members on the Floor
Interacting with Members on the Floor
Interacting with Members on the Floor
Linda Melconian describes her role as Speaker Tip O'Neill's "eyes and ears" on the House Floor.
Linda Melconian, Assistant Counsel and Legislative Assistant, Speaker Thomas P. (Tip) O'Neill, Jr., of Massachusetts
Learning from Ways and Means Chairman Wilbur Mills of Arkansas
Learning from Ways and Means Chairman Wilbur Mills of Arkansas
Learning from Ways and Means Chairman Wilbur Mills of Arkansas
Linda Melconian recalls observing Chairman Wilbur Mills at work counting votes on the House Floor.
Linda Melconian, Assistant Counsel and Legislative Assistant, Speaker Thomas P. (Tip) O'Neill, Jr., of Massachusetts
"Nobody was Better than the Speaker"
"Nobody was Better than the Speaker"
"Nobody was Better than the Speaker"
Linda Melconian explains Speaker Tip O'Neill's ability to connect with his colleagues.
Linda Melconian, Assistant Counsel and Legislative Assistant, Speaker Thomas P. (Tip) O'Neill, Jr., of Massachusetts
"Notice I Haven't Mentioned Any Women"
"Notice I Haven't Mentioned Any Women"
"Notice I Haven't Mentioned Any Women"
Linda Melconian remembers the small number of women Members of Congress in the 1970s.
Linda Melconian, Assistant Counsel and Legislative Assistant, Speaker Thomas P. (Tip) O'Neill, Jr., of Massachusetts
The 18-Minute Gap
The 18-Minute Gap
The 18-Minute Gap
Linda Melconian recounts her experience on the House Floor during a pivotal moment in the Watergate investigation.
Linda Melconian, Assistant Counsel and Legislative Assistant, Speaker Thomas P. (Tip) O'Neill, Jr., of Massachusetts
The Democratic Cloakroom
The Democratic Cloakroom
The Democratic Cloakroom
Linda Melconian describes the way then-Majority Whip Tip O'Neill introduced her to the Democratic Cloakroom.
Linda Melconian, Assistant Counsel and Legislative Assistant, Speaker Thomas P. (Tip) O'Neill, Jr., of Massachusetts
The Most Popular Man in the House
The Most Popular Man in the House
The Most Popular Man in the House
Linda Melconian recalls the way Speaker Tip O'Neill methodically built a strong base of support in the Democratic Caucus.
Linda Melconian, Assistant Counsel and Legislative Assistant, Speaker Thomas P. (Tip) O'Neill, Jr., of Massachusetts
The Speaker and Ireland
The Speaker and Ireland
The Speaker and Ireland
Linda Melconian describes her experience on a congressional delegation to the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom in April 1979.
Linda Melconian, Assistant Counsel and Legislative Assistant, Speaker Thomas P. (Tip) O'Neill, Jr., of Massachusetts
The Workings of the Whip Organization
The Workings of the Whip Organization
The Workings of the Whip Organization
Linda Melconian provides a behind-the-scenes view of the Democratic Whip organization under then-Majority Whip Tip O'Neill.
Linda Melconian, Assistant Counsel and Legislative Assistant, Speaker Thomas P. (Tip) O'Neill, Jr., of Massachusetts
Tip O'Neill and Young People
Tip O'Neill and Young People
Tip O'Neill and Young People
Linda Melconian recalls Speaker Tip O'Neill's willingness to hire and encourage young people.
Linda Melconian, Assistant Counsel and Legislative Assistant, Speaker Thomas P. (Tip) O'Neill, Jr., of Massachusetts