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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
Turning Scrapbooks into the Precedents
Turning Scrapbooks into the Precedents
Turning Scrapbooks into the Precedents
Charles W. Johnson describes the process through which the Parliamentarian's Office assembled the precedents of the House after the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1970.
Charles W. Johnson, Parliamentarian, U.S. House of Representatives
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
The Honorable Michael Ferguson describes his realization that the Capitol may be under attack.
The Honorable Michael Ferguson, U.S. Representative of New Jersey
Underestimated
Underestimated
Underestimated
The Honorable Kendrick B. Meek recalls his mother being discounted and underestimated during her long political career.
The Honorable Kendrick B. Meek, U.S. Representative of Florida and Son of U.S. Representative Carrie P. Meek of Florida
Underestimating Women
Underestimating Women
Underestimating Women
The Honorable Susan Molinari describes feeling underestimated as a woman in Congress.
The Honorable Susan Molinari, U.S. Representative of New York
Unintended Consequences
Unintended Consequences
Unintended Consequences
Speaker Hastert reflects on the consequences of the attacks on American society.
The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives