An Evening with Congressional Historians

Monday, July 23rd 2018 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Byrd Center, Friends of the Byrd Center, and Shepherd University’s Lifelong Learning Program invite you to attend an evening of lively discussion about American History and the US Congress with the first three individuals to hold official positions as congressional historians: Richard Baker, Historian of the US  Senate 1975-2009, Donald Richie, Historian of the US Senate 2009-2015, and Ray Smock, Historian of the US House of Representatives 1983-1995. The evening’s moderator is Brian Lamb, founder of C-SPAN. The discussion will be followed by a reception and dinner with the featured guests. Tickets are $100 per person. Proceeds benefit the student internship program at the Byrd Center, which gives Shepherd students valuable hands on experience and training by working in a professional archive of political papers. The students are paid an hourly wage for their work.



Robt. C. Byrd Ctr for Congressional Hist. & Edu.

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