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Intimidating Environment
Intimidating Environment
Intimidating Environment
The Honorable Deborah D. Pryce describes how the House evolved from an intimidating environment for women Members upon her election to a place that tried to include and help women advance.
The Honorable Deborah D. Pryce, U.S. Representative of Ohio
Intricate Campaign Advertisement
Intricate Campaign Advertisement
Intricate Campaign Advertisement
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson describes the difficult task her campaign faced in demonstrating that she "could be a woman, a mother, and a good, tough politician."
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson, U.S. Representative of South Carolina
Introducing the Equality Act
Introducing the Equality Act
Introducing the Equality Act
Bella Abzug introduced the Equality Act of 1974, which was designed to prohibit discrimination based on “sexual orientation.” Liz Abzug places her mother’s bill in the context of the civil rights movement.
Liz Abzug, Daughter of U.S. Representative Bella Savitzky Abzug of New York
Introduction
Introduction
Introduction
Introduction to the September 11, 2001, Commemorative Project
Matt Wasniewski, Historian of the U.S. House of Representatives
Invisible Work
Invisible Work
Invisible Work
The Honorable Deborah D. Pryce discusses the importance of women stretching beyond behind-the-scenes work in politics.
The Honorable Deborah D. Pryce, U.S. Representative of Ohio
Invitation to Become a House Page
Invitation to Become a House Page
Invitation to Become a House Page
Memories of an invitation to serve as a House Page.
Myles Garrigan, Page, U.S. House of Representatives
"It's a Very, Very Tough Life on Families"
"It's a Very, Very Tough Life on Families"
"It's a Very, Very Tough Life on Families"
The Honorable Elizabeth Furse explains the challenges women Members face when balancing family life with a congressional career.
The Honorable Elizabeth Furse, U.S. Representative of Oregon
"It's Her!"
"It's Her!"
"It's Her!"
The Honorable Patricia Scott Schroeder describes the confusion that occurred when she arrived in the House as a new Member.
The Honorable Patricia Scott Schroeder, U.S. Representative of Colorado
"It's the Plan, Not the Man"
"It's the Plan, Not the Man"
"It's the Plan, Not the Man"
The Honorable William Lacy Clay Sr. explains the roots of the Congressional Black Caucus philosophy.
The Honorable William Lacy Clay Sr., U.S. Representative of Missouri
"It Was a Hard Race"
"It Was a Hard Race"
"It Was a Hard Race"
The Honorable Barbara Boxer describes the challenges she faced during her first congressional campaign when she ran to replace Representative John Burton of California.
The Honorable Barbara Boxer, U.S. Representative and Senator of California
"It Was a Horrible Feeling"
"It Was a Horrible Feeling"
"It Was a Horrible Feeling"
The Honorable Sue W. Kelly shares her memories of returning to New York City after the attacks on September 11, 2001.
The Honorable Sue W. Kelly, U.S. Representative of New York
"It Was Important That I Be Popular"
"It Was Important That I Be Popular"
"It Was Important That I Be Popular"
The Honorable Lynn C. Woolsey recalls the lessons she learned growing up in the 1950s.
The Honorable Lynn C. Woolsey, U.S. Representative of California