Senate Page Diary, Found

By Gregory A. Hinrichsen, Ph.D., Senate ‘68 In a long-forgotten box, I found a diary I had written as a 16-year-old Page in 1967-1968. I kept it on folded and numbered pages of Senate stationery, the beautiful linen paper with the bold blue “U.S. Senate” embossed at...

How I Spent My Summer Vacation

By Herbert Block, House 1982 (This was originally published in the Community Herald in 1982 when Herbert was a 17-year old senior at The Ramaz School in New York State.) Every day at the predetermined hour, the Speaker of the House, Thomas P. O’Neill, Jr., rose...

My Court-Side Seat To A Changing Society

By Samuel Isaiah Williams, PhD, MBPA, BSEE, Supreme Court, 1960 When I was appointed at the age of 14, I only knew that it was an honor to be selected as a page at the highest court in the land. At the time, serving as a page for the Chief Justice and Associate...