What’s My Line – 1973

Siglinda Sanchez, House, 1974, was on What’s My Line in the early 1970s. Well worth a watch, both for the questions and the fashion of the day! Unsurprisingly, the panel had a tough time guessing Siglinda’s job.  

The Pages Who (Almost) Went to Washington with “Mr. Smith”

By Charles Russell, Senate ‘43 Many Americans are fond of the film “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,” directed by Frank Capra. It established leading man Jimmy Stewart as a major star. Today we find the depiction of the hero and his victory over a bumbling Senate dated,...

Up Close and Personal

By Bradley J . Tay lor, Esq (House, 1981) You study American history and imagine what it must have been like to be there when Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence or when George Washington gave his first inaugural address. But no matter how you try,...

Bonding over Bologna

By Dennis Trout, House 1960 I was the overseer for the Republican Page Bench in the House of Representatives, even though I was appointed for two years by Representative George M. Rhodes (Democrat, PA). One afternoon, after sending all the pages on the bench to their...

From Term Paper to Page Term

By Ron Robertson, House, 1962 In the fall of 1961, I was a senior in high school in Bell, Calif., newly transplanted from Kansas. I read an article about Pages in the House of Representatives in my government class textbook, and asked my instructor about it. He in...