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"Being a Pioneer"
"Being a Pioneer"
"Being a Pioneer"
James Johnson describes the responsibility that comes with being a career pioneer.
James Johnson, Page, U.S. House of Representatives
Being a Working Mother
Being a Working Mother
Being a Working Mother
Betsy Wright Hawkings describes the difficulties of building a career as a working mother.
Betsy Wright Hawkings, Chief of Staff, Representative Christopher Shays of Connecticut
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
Bipartisanship after September 11th
Bipartisanship after September 11th
Bipartisanship after September 11th
Brian Gunderson describes the bipartisanship in the House in the days and weeks after the attacks.
Brian Gunderson, Chief of Staff, Representative Richard K. Armey of Texas
Bipartisanship in Practice
Bipartisanship in Practice
Bipartisanship in Practice
Betsy Wright Hawkings describes the importance of a strategic approach to bipartisanship.
Betsy Wright Hawkings, Chief of Staff, Representative Christopher Shays of Connecticut
Blocked Bill
Blocked Bill
Blocked Bill
Michael R. Lemov recalls his colleague Joe Miller explaining why the Consumer Product Safety Act was held in the House Rules Committee in 1972.
Michael R. Lemov, Chief Counsel, Investigations Subcommittee, House Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee
Bloody Sunday
Bloody Sunday
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
"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
Breast Cancer Stamp
Breast Cancer Stamp
Breast Cancer Stamp
The Honorable Susan Molinari describes how the Breast Cancer Stamp bill passed with bipartisan support.
The Honorable Susan Molinari, U.S. Representative of New York
Bridging History: Selma and the Voting Rights Act of 1965
Bridging History: Selma and the Voting Rights Act of 1965
Bridging History: Selma and the Voting Rights Act of 1965
On March 7, 1965, peaceful protesters marching for voting rights in Selma, Alabama, were brutally attacked by state troopers. News of what became known as "Bloody Sunday" swept across America, galvanizing public opinion behind voting reform and prompting Congress to pass the landmark 1965 Voting Rights Act. Through oral histories, archival footage, and historic photographs, this documentary examines the swift legislative response to the events in Selma. Watch as House Members and staff track the path of the Voting Rights Act from inception, through committee and onto the desk of President Lyndon B. Johnson.
Briefing Members at the Capitol Police Headquarters
Briefing Members at the Capitol Police Headquarters
Briefing Members at the Capitol Police Headquarters
Jim Rohan remembers updating Members at the Capitol Police Headquarters on September 11th.
Jim Rohan, Deputy Chief of Police, U.S. Capitol Police
Bringing the Human Family Together
Bringing the Human Family Together
Bringing the Human Family Together
Representative Dellums recounts his experience of becoming the first African American to represent a majority-white district.
The Honorable Ronald V. Dellums, U.S. Representative of California