|Congressional Biographical Directory|
Input the name of any Senator or Congressman in history, and retrieve a biography or biographical information.
Information from the Washington Post about the Iran-Contra Hearings in the U.S. Senate during the Reagan Administration, which featured witnesses such as Oliver North and John Poindexter.
|Huey Long from PBS|
He was hailed as a champion of the poor and reviled as a dictator. Louisiana's Huey Long rose to Governor and U.S. Senator on a platform of social reform and justice, all the while employing graft and corruption to get what he wanted.
|Impeachment and Censure Materials Online|
Guide to reputable materials on impeachment and censure of President Bill Clinton that are available on the Internet, courtesy of JURIST, The Law Professors' Network.
|League of Nations|
Woodrow Wilson struggled with the U.S. Senate to try to establish the League of Nations and the Treaty of Versailles at the end of World War I.
|North Atlantic Treaty|
History of the North Atlantic Treaty that estacblished NATO, including its submission by President Truman to the U.S. Senate.
|The Army/McCarthy Hearings|
Information from C-Span about Senator Joseph McCarthy and his famous hearings to root out communists inside and outside the U.S. Government during the 1950's.
|U.S. Senate Historical Office|
The Senate's "institutional memory" collects and provides information on important events, precedents, dates, statistics, and historical comparisons of current and past Senate activities for use by members and staff, the media, scholars, and the general public.
|U.S. Senate Historical Statistics|
Lists senators since 1789, plus committee chairs, women, and minorities. Also, senators who have served longest, been appointed, changed parties, joined third parties, and become president. And, salaries, leaders, tie-breakers, chronology, meeting places, expulsions, censures, treaties, impeachments, and nominations.