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Getting an Unlikely Spot on the Armed Services Committee
Getting an Unlikely Spot on the Armed Services Committee
Getting an Unlikely Spot on the Armed Services Committee
The Honorable Patricia Scott Schroeder recalls her surprising route to a seat on the Armed Services Committee.
The Honorable Patricia Scott Schroeder, U.S. Representative of Colorado
Getting Arrested for the Cause
Getting Arrested for the Cause
Getting Arrested for the Cause
Representative Dellums remembers the protests by House Members outside the South African Embassy in Washington, DC.
The Honorable Ronald V. Dellums, U.S. Representative of California
Getting Involved
Getting Involved
Getting Involved
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson describes her early campaign experience before serving in Congress.
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson, U.S. Representative of South Carolina
Getting to Know Each Other
Getting to Know Each Other
Getting to Know Each Other
Recollections of the relationships built between Members of Congress.
The Honorable John Dingell, Jr., U.S. Representative of Michigan and Son of Representative John Dingell, Sr., of Michigan
"Give Your Chair to a Lady"
"Give Your Chair to a Lady"
"Give Your Chair to a Lady"
Muriel Morisey recalls Representative Shirley Chisholm's campaign to become Democratic Caucus chair.
Muriel Morisey, Senior Legislative Assistant, Representative Shirley Chisholm of New York
Going Paperless
Going Paperless
Going Paperless
Joe Strickland recollects procuring paperless machines for the House.
Joe Strickland, Chief Reporter, Office of Official Reporters
Ground Zero on September 12th
Ground Zero on September 12th
Ground Zero on September 12th
Personal account of Ground Zero the day after the attacks.
Tom Quaadman, Chief of Staff, Representative Vito J. Fossella, Jr., of New York
"Grow Up Quickly"
"Grow Up Quickly"
"Grow Up Quickly"
Representative Kanjorski describes the personal responsibilities of Pages during the 1950s.
The Honorable Paul E. Kanjorski, U.S. Representative of Pennsylvania
Growing Up on a Farm
Growing Up on a Farm
Growing Up on a Farm
The Honorable Jill Lynette Long Thompson discusses the influence of farm life on her future political career.
The Honorable Jill Lynette Long Thompson, U.S. Representative of Indiana
Harsh Reality
Harsh Reality
Harsh Reality
The Honorable Lynn C. Woolsey remembers learning why some Members did not prioritize creating friendships within Congress.
The Honorable Lynn C. Woolsey, U.S. Representative of California
Having a Purpose
Having a Purpose
Having a Purpose
Recollection of the popularity of the 9/11 ribbons on Capitol Hill.
Rayne Lykes, Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives
"He Could Handle It"
"He Could Handle It"
"He Could Handle It"
Liz Abzug reflects on her father’s reaction to her mother’s critics.
Liz Abzug, Daughter of U.S. Representative Bella Savitzky Abzug of New York