572Nov 1, 2011
Republican 2012 Presidential Primaries
Republican 2012 presidential campaign staff members talked about the candidates. They focused on candidate’s strategy, messaging, and how key policy issues like the economy, health care, ...
162Apr 26, 2011
Modern Congressional Partisanship
Former Representatives Martin Frost (D-TX) and Robert Walker (R-PA) talked about partisanship in Congress.
137Feb 10, 2011
Former and current congressmen spoke to university students about the political climate in the 112th Congress and challenges facing legislators.
386Nov 15, 2010
Role of Minority Party in Congress
Former Congressmen Vic Fazio and Bob Walker talked about options for the Democrats to move their agenda forward after losing the House in midterm elections, and tactics the minority party uses to ...
97May 19, 2010
Preserving Congressional Records
Former members of Congress who took an active interest in maintaining their papers shared their observations. Historical records of Congress are housed at the Center for Legislative Archives of ...
113May 30, 2006
Searches of Congressional Offices
The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the constitutionality of a raid by the Federal Bureau of Investigations on a congressional office while investigating possible ...
29Jan 20, 2006
Lobbying and Ethics Reform
Participating by video feed from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, former U.S. Representative Robert Walker (R-PA) spoke about Congressional lobbying and ethics reform proposals, as well as their potential ...
52Oct 8, 2005
Republican Party Control of Congress
The fifteenth hour of the 25th anniversary of viewer calls focused on the year 1994 and on the shift to Republican Party control of Congress. Guests talked about the impact of the Republican ...
52Sep 27, 2004
1994 Republican Contract with America
Former U.S. Representative Walker talked about the 1994 Republican Contract with America. Today marks the 10-year anniversary of its unveiling and signature by over 300 Republican ...
136Mar 19, 2004
C-SPAN 25th Anniversary
On March 19, 1979, C-SPAN began gavel-to-gavel coverage of the House of Representatives. Various guests talked about the 25th anniversary of cameras in the House, how Congress has adapted to ...
34Nov 12, 2003
Former Representative Gingrich talked about his experiences as speaker of the House of Representatives and the role of the speaker. Following his remarks he and former colleagues talked about ...
56Jul 2, 2002
Executive Privilege and Congressional Power
Participants talked about the relative powers of the executive and legislative branches of government, as well as the prerogatives and privileges of each branch. Among the topics they addressed ...
20Jun 3, 2001
Mr. Walker and Mr. Downey offer Republican and Democratic perspectives on headline news stories. They both responded to audience phone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.
13May 30, 2000
Political Opportunity and Science Policy
Forum participants discussed the science policies of presidential candidates. Mr. Gingrich,
as keynote speaker, emphasized the concept of “scientist as citizen.” They ...
295Jul 30, 1999
Newt Gingrich: Backbencher
Mr. Gingrich talked about his early career as a congressman and the growth of the conservative movement. During the program archival footage of Mr. Gingrich was shown. Before and ...
129Jul 30, 1999
Newt Gingrich: Rise to Power
Former Speaker Gingrich talked about his efforts to build a majority party in the House of Representatives and the Republican movement in the 1980s and early 1990s. Among the issues he addressed ...
115Jul 30, 1999
Newt Gingrich: The Speakership
Former Speaker Gingrich talked about the 1994 elections that gave the Republican Party a majority in the House and brought Mr. Gingrich to the position of Speaker. Among the other issues ...
66Mar 19, 1999
The Impact of Television on Congress
Mr. Oleszek described how televising the House and Senate proceedings began. The panelists discussed the advantages and disadvantages of televising the Congress and the impact on the ...
10Apr 23, 1998
The Republican Revolution
Former Rep. Walker spoke about his twenty years in the House of Representatives and the impact of Republican control of Congress since 1995. He described the strategies employed in winning ...
40Jan 16, 1997
Washington Journal: Thursday
Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and ...
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