Oral History Search

Reset filters

Projects

People

Categories

Reset filters

Displaying 829–840 of 972 results

The Secret Routes of Capitol Pages
The Secret Routes of Capitol Pages
The Secret Routes of Capitol Pages
Jeffrey Oshins describes the stairwells and tunnels used by Pages to move around the Capitol complex.
Jeffrey Oshins, Page, U.S. House of Representatives
"The Sister Chiefs"
"The Sister Chiefs"
"The Sister Chiefs"
Rochelle Dornatt describes her role in organizing a network for women chiefs of staff.
Rochelle Dornatt, Chief of Staff, Representative Sam Farr of California
The Southern General
The Southern General
The Southern General
Benjamin Zelenko remembers the tactics of the Southern Democrats, led by Rules Committee Chairman Howard Smith of Virginia.
Benjamin Zelenko, Counsel, House Committee on the Judiciary
The Speaker and Ireland
The Speaker and Ireland
The Speaker and Ireland
Linda Melconian describes her experience on a congressional delegation to the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom in April 1979.
Linda Melconian, Assistant Counsel and Legislative Assistant, Speaker Thomas P. (Tip) O'Neill, Jr., of Massachusetts
The Speaker's Gavel
The Speaker's Gavel
The Speaker's Gavel
Background on the gavel used during the House proceedings that led to the declaration of war against Germany and Italy on December 11, 1941.
Irving Swanson, Reading Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives
The Steiger Amendment
The Steiger Amendment
The Steiger Amendment
Ronald W. Lasch describes advocating for regular printing of the House precedents.
Ronald W. Lasch, Republican Floor Assistant and Minority Postmaster
The System Worked
The System Worked
The System Worked
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman remembers the work accomplished by the House Judiciary Committee investigating Watergate.
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman, U.S. Representative of New York
The Thrill
The Thrill
The Thrill
Representative Oxley recounts the excitement of winning the baseball game.
The Honorable Michael G. Oxley, U.S. Representative of Ohio
The Trophy Game
The Trophy Game
The Trophy Game
Representative Oxley shares his memories of the 2005 Congressional Baseball Game.
The Honorable Michael G. Oxley, U.S. Representative of Ohio
The USA PATRIOT Act
The USA PATRIOT Act
The USA PATRIOT Act
Personal account of how the anthrax attacks affected the legislative process.
Patricia (Tish) Speed Schwartz, Chief Clerk/Administrator, House Committee on the Judiciary
The Violence Against Women Act
The Violence Against Women Act
The Violence Against Women Act
The Honorable Sue W. Kelly describes the role of Republican Congresswomen, like Representatives Connie Morella of Maryland and Jennifer Dunn of Washington, in the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act.
The Honorable Sue W. Kelly, U.S. Representative of New York
The Voting Rights Act of 1965
The Voting Rights Act of 1965
The Voting Rights Act of 1965
Detailed account of Louisiana Representative Hale Boggs' decision to speak on behalf of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.
Cokie Roberts, Congressional Correspondent and Daughter of Representatives Hale and Lindy Boggs of Louisiana