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"We're Seekers"
"We're Seekers"
"We're Seekers"
The Honorable John R. Lewis stresses the importance of visiting Selma and other sites of historic struggle as an act of remembrance as well as rejuvenation.
The Honorable John R. Lewis, U.S.Representative of Georgia
"We're Very Powerful"
"We're Very Powerful"
"We're Very Powerful"
The Honorable Linda Smith recalls the effectiveness of collective efforts by women to combat problems like domestic violence.
The Honorable Linda Smith, U.S. Representative of Washington
"We Want Our Rights, and We Want Them Now"
"We Want Our Rights, and We Want Them Now"
"We Want Our Rights, and We Want Them Now"
The Honorable William Lacy Clay Sr. talks about the sense of urgency building in the civil rights movement during the 1960s.
The Honorable William Lacy Clay Sr., U.S. Representative of Missouri
Welcoming Nelson Mandela
Welcoming Nelson Mandela
Welcoming Nelson Mandela
Carlottia Scott explains working with the African National Congress (ANC) to coordinate Nelson Mandela's first U.S. visit.
Carlottia Scott, Chief of Staff, Representatives Ronald V. Dellums and Barbara Lee of California
Welcoming Presence
Welcoming Presence
Welcoming Presence
The Honorable Allyson Y. Schwartz recalls how women Members helped each other in Congress and how the U.S. House included Members from diverse backgrounds and districts.
The Honorable Allyson Y. Schwartz, U.S. Representative of Pennsylvania
Welfare Mother in Congress
Welfare Mother in Congress
Welfare Mother in Congress
The Honorable Lynn C. Woolsey describes talking openly to her colleagues about her experiences as a single mother on welfare.
The Honorable Lynn C. Woolsey, U.S. Representative of California
"What Are You Girls Cooking Up?"
"What Are You Girls Cooking Up?"
"What Are You Girls Cooking Up?"
Linda Melconian recalls the way women working in politics in the 1970s were often viewed with suspicion by their male colleagues.
Linda Melconian, Assistant Counsel and Legislative Assistant, Speaker Thomas P. (Tip) O'Neill, Jr., of Massachusetts
"What Do You Think They've Been Doing?"
"What Do You Think They've Been Doing?"
"What Do You Think They've Been Doing?"
The Honorable Sue W. Kelly recollects the uncertainty felt by some Members when women Representatives joined forces.
The Honorable Sue W. Kelly, U.S. Representative of New York
“What Does the Constitution Require?”
“What Does the Constitution Require?”
“What Does the Constitution Require?”
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman provides insight on the workings of the House Judiciary Committee during the investigation into the Watergate scandal.
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman, U.S. Representative of New York
Whip Call
Whip Call
Whip Call
Description of Whip calls during the 1950s and 1960s.
Donnald K. Anderson, Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives
Whipping the House
Whipping the House
Whipping the House
The Honorable Barbara Bailey Kennelly describes how to be an effective whip.
The Honorable Barbara Bailey Kennelly, U.S. Representative of Connecticut
"Why Is It Still So Few?"
"Why Is It Still So Few?"
"Why Is It Still So Few?"
Cokie Roberts speculates as to why more women don't run for and hold elected office.
Cokie Roberts, Congressional Correspondent and Daughter of Representatives Hale and Lindy Boggs of Louisiana