SiteofWeek 031010“Oral History of the U.S. House of Representatives” reveals the rich heritage of the House through interviews with House officers, aides, committee staff, former Representatives, and others. Audio, video, and transcripts include insights about legislative processes and procedures, personal and political anecdotes, and recollections about the evolving nature of the House as a governing institution. An index of significant events in House history covers topics ranging from the Bonus March of 1932 to changes in Capitol security in the 20th century. The site also includes lesson plans, teaching tips, and educational resources designed to help teachers incorporate information from the oral history interviews in their classrooms.

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