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An Unforgettable Day
An Unforgettable Day
An Unforgettable Day
Charles Marston recalls how he warned others about the violence in the House Chamber on March 1, 1954.
Charles Marston, Assistant Superintendent, House Press Gallery
Analyzing the Polls
Analyzing the Polls
Analyzing the Polls
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson reveals the importance of polls in understanding the role of gender in her first House campaign.
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson, U.S. Representative of South Carolina
"And That Got My Blood Boiling"
"And That Got My Blood Boiling"
"And That Got My Blood Boiling"
The Honorable Deborah D. Pryce recalls how she found inspiration to run for public office when she faced resistance to the idea of her candidacy.
The Honorable Deborah D. Pryce, U.S. Representative of Ohio
"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
Anita Hill and a Capitol Protest
Anita Hill and a Capitol Protest
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
Answering Phones in the Democratic Cloakroom
Answering Phones in the Democratic Cloakroom
Answering Phones in the Democratic Cloakroom
Recollections of the duties of a House Page during the 1950s.
Bill Goodwin, Page, U.S. House of Representatives
Answering the Call to Run for Congress
Answering the Call to Run for Congress
Answering the Call to Run for Congress
The Honorable Eva M. Clayton describes her reasons for running for Congress in 1968.
The Honorable Eva M. Clayton, U.S. Representative of North Carolina
Anti-Apartheid Movement in the House
Anti-Apartheid Movement in the House
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
"Any Good Chief Knows Their District"
"Any Good Chief Knows Their District"
"Any Good Chief Knows Their District"
Rochelle Dornatt discusses her leadership strategies as chief of staff.
Rochelle Dornatt, Chief of Staff, Representative Sam Farr of California
"Apple Pie and America"
"Apple Pie and America"
"Apple Pie and America"
Memories of the thrill of the Space Age and the work of the House Science Committee.
Patricia (Tish) Speed Schwartz, Chief Clerk/Administrator, House Committee on the Judiciary
Appointed to Ways and Means
Appointed to Ways and Means
Appointed to Ways and Means
The Honorable Shelley Berkley remembers Speaker Nancy Pelosi supporting her desire to serve on the House Ways and Means Committee.
The Honorable Shelley Berkley, U.S. Representative of Nevada
Appropriations and Policy
Appropriations and Policy
Appropriations and Policy
John Stopher recalls the effect of September 11th on the appropriations process and policy.
John Stopher, Professional Staff Member, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Subcommittee on Technical and Tactical Intelligence