History of the U.S. Senate.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wikipedia: Senator Sam Ervin, Jr.
Ervin chaired the Senate Watergate Committee that transfixed the nation and brought down President Richard Nixon.
Last update:June 11, 2015 at 6:24:08 UTC