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Transcending Partisan Identities
Transcending Partisan Identities
Transcending Partisan Identities
How the congressional pilgrimage to Selma brings Members together for a bipartisan experience.
Reverend Doug Tanner, Founder and Chief Advisor, Faith & Politics Institute
Treatment as a Page and Speaker John McCormack of Massachusetts
Treatment as a Page and Speaker John McCormack of Massachusetts
Treatment as a Page and Speaker John McCormack of Massachusetts
Account of meeting Speaker John McCormack of Massachusetts on the Speaker’s Rostrum.
Frank Mitchell, Page, U.S. House of Representatives
"Trickle Effect"
"Trickle Effect"
"Trickle Effect"
The Honorable Linda Smith describes the one commercial she used in her first congressional campaign.
The Honorable Linda Smith, U.S. Representative of Washington
"Turn on Your Radios! The President Has Died!"
"Turn on Your Radios! The President Has Died!"
"Turn on Your Radios! The President Has Died!"
Mary Ellen Atkins remembers when President Franklin D. Roosevelt died on April 12, 1945.
Mary Ellen Atkins, Secretary, Representative Karl Le Compte of Iowa
Turning Point
Turning Point
Turning Point
The Honorable Claudine Schneider describes an event that sparked support from women during her campaign in 1980.
The Honorable Claudine Schneider, U.S. Representative of Rhode Island
Two Months' Vacation
Two Months' Vacation
Two Months' Vacation
Judy Lemons remembers how she started to work for Representative Sala Burton of California.
Judy Lemons, Chief of Staff, Representative Nancy Pelosi of California
Two Reporting Offices
Two Reporting Offices
Two Reporting Offices
Joe Strickland recalls the administrative structure of the House reporting offices in 1993.
Joe Strickland, Chief Reporter, Office of Official Reporters
Typical Day as a Page and Description of the Republican Cloakroom
Typical Day as a Page and Description of the Republican Cloakroom
Typical Day as a Page and Description of the Republican Cloakroom
Memories of a busy Page schedule and of the Republican Cloakroom.
Frank Mitchell, Page, U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Declarations of War in 1941
U.S. Declarations of War in 1941
U.S. Declarations of War in 1941
View a documentary featuring former House Reading Clerk Irving Swanson remembering the U.S. declarations of war in 1941, accompanied by historical audio and video footage.
Irving Swanson, Reading Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Declarations of War in 1941
U.S. Declarations of War in 1941
U.S. Declarations of War in 1941
Early in the afternoon on December 8, 1941, Irving Swanson sat at the rostrum of the House and stared into a packed chamber. A few feet away, President Franklin D. Roosevelt asked Congress to declare war against Japan following its attack on Pearl Harbor the day before. Swanson, the reading clerk, recorded the vote approving military action. Watch as he describes the atmosphere in the chamber, the decision by Montana Representative Jeannette Rankin to oppose the war, and his experience reading the declarations of war against Germany and Italy.
U.S. Representatives Hale and Lindy Boggs of Louisiana
U.S. Representatives Hale and Lindy Boggs of Louisiana
U.S. Representatives Hale and Lindy Boggs of Louisiana
Insight on the political partnership shared by U.S. Representatives Hale and Lindy Boggs of Louisiana.
Cokie Roberts, Congressional Correspondent and Daughter of Representatives Hale and Lindy Boggs of Louisiana
Uncertainty Outside the Capitol
Uncertainty Outside the Capitol
Uncertainty Outside the Capitol
Realization that the Capitol may be under attack.
The Honorable Michael Ferguson, U.S. Representative of New Jersey