200 Notable Days: Senate Stories, 1787 to 2002
Included are 200 stories, with over 200 four-color illustrations, presented in album-style to enlighten, inspire, amuse and inform. When read collectively, the stories provide clear impressions about the forces, events, and personalities that have shaped the Senate of the 21st century.
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THE GOLDEN AGE OF THE SENATE 18011850
WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION 18511880
ORIGINS OF THE MODERN SENATE 18811920 8 3
100th Congress 1st sess Alben Barkley American appointed April Barkley became began Byrd campaign caucus chairman Civil colleagues committee Confederate congressional convened debate December designed Dirksen earlier Everett Dirksen February federal filibuster floor Follette former Senate framers Further Reading U.S. House members House of Representatives impeachment investigation January Jefferson Johnson July June later legislative legislature Library of Congress Majority Leader March Mike Mansfield nomination November oath October Oliver Ellsworth party party's political president pro tempore presidential presiding officer Reading U.S. Congress record Robert Robert La Follette secretary Senate Chamber Senate Democratic Senate Historical Office Senate Office Building Senate's September sergeant at arms served session Smith speech Strom Thurmond Sumner Supreme Court term Thomas Thurmond tion took treaty Truman U.S. Constitution U.S. Senate Collection U.S. Senate Historical United States Capitol United States Senate University Press vice president vice-presidential vote Washington White House William York