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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
After the Evacuation
Providing comfort after the evacuation of the Capitol.
Reverend Daniel Coughlin, Chaplain, U.S. House of Representatives
After the Evacuation
After the Evacuation
Alabama Delegation Reacts to Selma
The reaction of the Alabama Members after the attempted march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge.
The Honorable William Jackson (Jack) Edwards, U.S. Representative of Alabama
Alabama Delegation Reacts to Selma
Alabama Delegation Reacts to Selma
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
An Amazing Opportunity
Personal account of attending an early space shuttle launch.
Patricia (Tish) Speed Schwartz, Chief Clerk/Administrator, House Committee on the Judiciary
An Amazing Opportunity
An Amazing Opportunity
"An Extraordinary Place to Grow Up"
Muftiah McCartin reflects on the significance of working in the House.
Muftiah McCartin, Staff Director, House Committee on Rules
"An Extraordinary Place to Grow Up"
"An Extraordinary Place to Grow Up"
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
An Unforgettable Day
An Unforgettable Day
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
Analyzing the Polls
Analyzing the Polls
"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 That Got My Blood Boiling"
"And That Got My Blood Boiling"
"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
"And They Went Crazy"
"And They Went Crazy"
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
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 Phones in the Democratic Cloakroom
Answering Phones in the Democratic Cloakroom