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The VRA Signing Ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda
The VRA Signing Ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda
The VRA Signing Ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda
Former Page Jeffrey Oshins describes the historic moment when President Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act of 1965 into law.
Jeffrey Oshins, Page, U.S. House of Representatives
The Whip Operation
The Whip Operation
The Whip Operation
Kathy Gille describes the steps involved in a successful whip operation.
Kathy Gille, Executive Floor Assistant, Representative David Bonior of Michigan
The Women of Congress
The Women of Congress
The Women of Congress
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson reflects on the dynamics of the group of women who served during her congressional tenure.
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson, U.S. Representative of South Carolina
The Women's Suffrage Statue
The Women's Suffrage Statue
The Women's Suffrage Statue

The Honorable Mary Rose Oakar recalls the role of the Congresswomen’s Caucus in displaying a statue in the Capitol honoring American suffragists. 

The Honorable Mary Rose Oakar, U.S. Representative of Ohio
The Workings of the Whip Organization
The Workings of the Whip Organization
The Workings of the Whip Organization
Linda Melconian provides a behind-the-scenes view of the Democratic Whip organization under then-Majority Whip Tip O'Neill.
Linda Melconian, Assistant Counsel and Legislative Assistant, Speaker Thomas P. (Tip) O'Neill, Jr., of Massachusetts
"There Were No Women on that Committee"
"There Were No Women on that Committee"
"There Were No Women on that Committee"
The Honorable Sue W. Kelly explains how gender could serve as an obstacle in Congress.
The Honorable Sue W. Kelly, U.S. Representative of New York
"They Are Four Peas, but They're Not in the Same Pod"
"They Are Four Peas, but They're Not in the Same Pod"
"They Are Four Peas, but They're Not in the Same Pod"
The Honorable Beverly Barton Butcher Byron recalls the differences between the women of the Maryland delegation.
The Honorable Beverly Barton Butcher Byron, U.S. Representative of Maryland
"They Were Sort of Fearful of a Woman"
"They Were Sort of Fearful of a Woman"
"They Were Sort of Fearful of a Woman"
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson describes the resistance she faced as a woman candidate at the local and state level in South Carolina.
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson, U.S. Representative of South Carolina
"Things will be Tough Sometimes, and Good Sometimes"
"Things will be Tough Sometimes, and Good Sometimes"
"Things will be Tough Sometimes, and Good Sometimes"
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson remembers the helpful advice she received in Congress.
The Honorable Elizabeth J. Patterson, U.S. Representative of South Carolina
"Thinking About Running for Congress"
"Thinking About Running for Congress"
"Thinking About Running for Congress"
The Honorable Martha Elizabeth Keys explains how she made the jump from working on campaigns to running for Congress.
The Honorable Martha Elizabeth Keys, U.S. Representative of Kansas
Thinking in Sounds
Thinking in Sounds
Thinking in Sounds
Joe Strickland remembers learning machine stenography theory and building speed in court reporting school.
Joe Strickland, Chief Reporter, Office of Official Reporters
"Those Machines Only Build Muscles"
"Those Machines Only Build Muscles"
"Those Machines Only Build Muscles"
The Honorable Nancy Lee Johnson protests inequalities in the separate House gym facilities for men and women.
The Honorable Nancy Lee Johnson, U.S. Representative of Connecticut