69,641Apr 4, 1995
Newt Gingrich Impersonation
Comedian Chris Farley, who often portrays Speaker Gingrich on "Saturday Night Live", paid a surprise visit to the House Republican Conference and did an impersonation of the speaker.
22,840Sep 5, 2006
Chief Justice John Roberts spoke about the history, meaning, and provisions of the U.S. Constitution, as well as the operation of government within the parameters set forth in the U.S. ...
12,040Apr 1, 2012
The Constitution and the Camps
Matthew Shimura’s video, The Constitution and the Camps: Due Process and the Japanese-American Internment, was the grand prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary ...
9,197Dec 21, 2010
George Washington Masonic Memorial
Mark Tabbert talked about the George Washington Masonic National Memorial in Alexandria, Virginia, and about freemasonry. He showed some of the relics from President Washington’s career ...
7,498Mar 4, 2010
I've Got The Power
The grand prize-winning video, I’ve Got the Power, was produced by Madison Richards, Samantha Noll, and Lauren Nixon, 8th grade students from McKinley Middle Charter School in Racine, ...
6,408May 27, 2010
Summer Reading with Tammy Bruce
Radio talk show host Tammy Bruce answered the question “What are you reading?” through twitter.com. She listed Ayn Rand and the World She Made by Anne C. Heller, Florence ...
4,184Apr 27, 2013
President Obama's Speech to the White House Correspondents' Dinner
President Obama gave a humorous address to journalists and guests at the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner.*
This is a portion of the dinner activities.
4,167Dec 22, 2001
Tuskegee Syphilis Study
A C-SPAN school bus crew toured the site of the Tuskegee Human and Civil Rights Multicultural Center and learned about the Tuskegee syphilis study. Portions of President Clinton’s May 16, ...
3,650Nov 25, 1963
John F. Kennedy Assassination
A Universal-International Newsreel was shown of events in John F. Kennedy’s presidency and of events in Dallas, Texas, before and after his assassination. Scenes shown included President ...
3,437Jun 3, 1999
Exhumation of Zachary Taylor
Dr. Greathouse talked about the exhumation of President Zachary Taylor’s body to determine whether his death was caused by arsenic poisoning. Television footage of the 1991 ...
3,430Mar 4, 2010
The middle school section first prize-winning video, Childhood Obesity: A Challenge Facing America, was produced by Matthew Shimura, a 7th grade student from Punahou School in Honolulu, ...
3,300Aug 27, 2012
March on the Republican Convention Protest
Protesters marched on the Republican National Convention in Tampa on the first day of the convention.
3,282Feb 4, 2000
Capitol Question: Strike the Last Word
The question “what does it mean when a member moves to strike the last word” was posed. The answer was that it invokes the five minute rule allowing members to lengthen debate by ...
3,065Apr 27, 2013
Conan O'Brien's Speech to the White House Correspondents' Dinner
Conan O’Brien provided the entertainment for the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner.*
This is a portion of the dinner activities.
2,966Aug 26, 1996
Delegates' Macarena Dance
Delegates were shown dancing the Macarena on the convention floor.
2,901May 2, 2011
White House Correspondents' Brunch
Tammy Haddad talked about the 18th annual White House Correspondents' Brunch, held before the Correspondents' Dinner. Celebrities and business leaders were shown arriving and mingling. The ...
2,841Nov 25, 1963
John F. Kennedy Funeral
Universal News newsreel footage was shown of scenes from President John F. Kennedy’s funeral.
2,799Nov 6, 2009
Book Discussion on On Hallowed Ground: The Story of Arlington National Cemetery
Robert Poole, author of On Hallowed Ground: The Story of Arlington National Cemetery (Walker & Company; (October 27, 2009), gave a tour of Arlington National Cemetery. Mr. Poole ...
2,764Aug 28, 1963
1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
The 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom was on August 28, 1963. The march was organized to push for comprehensive civil rights including public school desegregation, voting rights ...
2,755Aug 18, 2010
Pennsylvania 7th House District Profile
Pat Meehan (R) and Bryan Lentz (D) were shown campaigning for the seat in the U.S. House from Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District being vacated by Representative Joe Sestak (D). ...
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