Film, Video Perspectives on Congressional Policymaking

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Perspectives on Congressional Policymaking
John Haskell moderated a discussion with Frances Lee and Lamar Smith on counterintuitive trends in congressional policymaking, including developments in the passage of major bipartisan legislation.
Event Date
October 03, 2019
-  Lamar Smith served 16 terms in the U.S. House of Representatives as a congressman from the 21st district of Texas.
-  Frances Lee is a professor at Princeton University and the Library of Congress Chair in Congressional Policymaking at the John W. Kluge Center.
-  John Haskell is the director of the Kluge Center and the Library of Congress.
Running Time
1 hours, 27 seconds
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online text

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