It’s “your turn” to set the agenda and share your views about conversations taking place in our region, including the handcuffing of black teens who were selling water bottles on the National Mall and the latest on the saga between slumlord Sanford Capital, its tenants and the District.
Got a question about Congress and can’t find the answer on Wikipedia? It’s likely the Senate historian can help. The Senate Historical Office serves as the institutional memory for Congress, the media and the general public. Today, a good part of the job is making Senate history available online — everything from transcripts of the McCarthy hearings to oral history interviews with senators and staffers. We speak with Senate Historian Donald Ritchie about the legislative body’s past and present.
- Donald Ritchie Historian of the United States Senate.
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