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Sense of Pride
Sense of Pride
Sense of Pride
Representative Dellums reflects on the personal importance of his portrait.
The Honorable Ronald V. Dellums, U.S. Representative of California
September 11, 2001: A Narrative
September 11, 2001: A Narrative
September 11, 2001: A Narrative
During one terrifying morning in early September 2001, Capitol Hill watched as terrorists attacked New York City and Arlington, Virginia. That day many people wondered if the U.S. Congress was next. Watch as Members, Officers, and staff at the U.S. House of Representatives give a detailed account of September 11, 2001. The narrative includes memories of the House’s emergency recess, the evacuation of the U.S. Capitol, the secure location provided for House and Senate leaders, and the Members’ press conference on the Capitol steps that evening.
September 11th and Congressional Staff
September 11th and Congressional Staff
September 11th and Congressional Staff
Reflections on congressional staff and the September 11th attacks.
Donna Mullins, Chief of Staff, Representative Rodney P. Frelinghuysen of New Jersey
September 12th
September 12th
September 12th
Personal recollections of the day after the attacks.
Melissa Koloszar, Legislative Director, Representative James P. Moran of Virginia
Serving on the Agriculture Committee
Serving on the Agriculture Committee
Serving on the Agriculture Committee
The Honorable Jill Lynette Long Thompson explains how her background made for a good fit on the Agriculture Committee.
The Honorable Jill Lynette Long Thompson, U.S. Representative of Indiana
Serving Two Masters
Serving Two Masters
Serving Two Masters
Personal account of the delicate balancing act performed by House Press Gallery directors in their role as mediators between the Members and the press.
Benjamin C. West, Superintendent, Daily Press Gallery, U.S. House of Representatives
"Set the Stage for Broader Change"
"Set the Stage for Broader Change"
"Set the Stage for Broader Change"
The Honorable Nicola S. (Niki) Tsongas recalls an experience on the Armed Services Committee and explains how women Members can bring about change.
The Honorable Nicola S. (Niki) Tsongas, U.S. Representative of Massachusetts
Sharing a Chair on the First Day
Sharing a Chair on the First Day
Sharing a Chair on the First Day
Representative Dellums recalls the unusual circumstances he and Congresswoman Pat Schroeder of Colorado faced on their first day on the House Armed Services Committee.
The Honorable Ronald V. Dellums, U.S. Representative of California
Sharing a Chair with Representative Ron Dellums of California
Sharing a Chair with Representative Ron Dellums of California
Sharing a Chair with Representative Ron Dellums of California
The Honorable Patricia Scott Schroeder describes the power of the chairman of the Armed Services Committee.
The Honorable Patricia Scott Schroeder, U.S. Representative of Colorado
Sharing a Desk
Sharing a Desk
Sharing a Desk
Muftiah McCartin remembers sharing a desk with the only other woman in the office, Gay Topper.
Muftiah McCartin, Staff Director, House Committee on Rules
Sharing Experiences of Segregation
Sharing Experiences of Segregation
Sharing Experiences of Segregation
The Honorable Kendrick B. Meek remembers his mother sharing her experiences growing up in the segregated South with her family.
The Honorable Kendrick B. Meek, U.S. Representative of Florida and Son of U.S. Representative Carrie P. Meek of Florida
"She Empowered Her Staff Enormously"
"She Empowered Her Staff Enormously"
"She Empowered Her Staff Enormously"
Muriel Morisey recalls the relationship between Representative Shirley Chisholm and her staff.
Muriel Morisey, Senior Legislative Assistant, Representative Shirley Chisholm of New York