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"Boland Girl"
"Boland Girl"
"Boland Girl"
Linda Melconian discusses her first experience on the campaign trail for Massachusetts Representative Edward Boland.
Linda Melconian, Assistant Counsel and Legislative Assistant, Speaker Thomas P. (Tip) O'Neill, Jr., of Massachusetts
Breast Cancer Stamp
Breast Cancer Stamp
Breast Cancer Stamp
The Honorable Susan Molinari describes how the Breast Cancer Stamp bill passed with bipartisan support.
The Honorable Susan Molinari, U.S. Representative of New York
Bridging History: Selma and the Voting Rights Act of 1965
Bridging History: Selma and the Voting Rights Act of 1965
Bridging History: Selma and the Voting Rights Act of 1965
On March 7, 1965, peaceful protesters marching for voting rights in Selma, Alabama, were brutally attacked by state troopers. News of what became known as "Bloody Sunday" swept across America, galvanizing public opinion behind voting reform and prompting Congress to pass the landmark 1965 Voting Rights Act. Through oral histories, archival footage, and historic photographs, this documentary examines the swift legislative response to the events in Selma. Watch as House Members and staff track the path of the Voting Rights Act from inception, through committee and onto the desk of President Lyndon B. Johnson.
Briefing Members at the Capitol Police Headquarters
Briefing Members at the Capitol Police Headquarters
Briefing Members at the Capitol Police Headquarters
Updates for Members at the Capitol Police Headquarters on September 11th.
Jim Rohan, Deputy Chief of Police, U.S. Capitol Police
Bringing the Human Family Together
Bringing the Human Family Together
Bringing the Human Family Together
Representative Dellums recounts his experience of becoming the first African American to represent a majority-white district.
The Honorable Ronald V. Dellums, U.S. Representative of California
Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman remembers campaign photos taken on the Brooklyn Bridge and writing campaign literature during her run for Congress in 1972.
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman, U.S. Representative of New York
Building Relationships on Capitol Hill
Building Relationships on Capitol Hill
Building Relationships on Capitol Hill
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson remembers the bonds formed between her family and Senate colleagues.
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson, U.S. Representative of South Carolina
Building Support for a Women's Caucus
Building Support for a Women's Caucus
Building Support for a Women's Caucus

The Honorable Mary Rose Oakar explains her role in building support for a women’s caucus. 

The Honorable Mary Rose Oakar, U.S. Representative of Ohio
Busy Life of a Speaker
Busy Life of a Speaker
Busy Life of a Speaker
Speaker Hastert discusses the hectic schedules of modern-day Speakers of the House.
The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
Busy Republican Cloakroom
Busy Republican Cloakroom
Busy Republican Cloakroom
Frank Mitchell remembers the Republican Cloakroom as a place Members would gather, rest, and talk in private.
Frank Mitchell, Page, U.S. House of Representatives
Buzzer System
Buzzer System
Buzzer System
Speaker Hastert discusses his familiarity with the buzzer system of the House.
The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
Camp David Accords
Camp David Accords
Camp David Accords
The Honorable Beverly Barton Butcher Byron remembers the events surrounding the Camp David Accords.
The Honorable Beverly Barton Butcher Byron, U.S. Representative of Maryland