News Releases

Here’s what’s happening at the U.S. Capitol Historical Society. Follow each link to press releases and notices on upcoming and past events, lectures and symposia, tour information and general Society-related news.

 

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2011

  • November 17: 2011 USCHS Freedom Award honors Sen. Dan Inouye and Cong. John Dingell
  • September 15: USCHS celebrates Constitution Day: new lesson plans
  • July 15: 2011 Summer Brown Bag Series Announced
  • June 30; last updated 16 September 2011: C-SPAN Airs May Symposium
  • June 23: Society Remembers George M. White, Former Architect of the Capitol
  • April 15: Congress and Civil Rights: The Movement Continues
  • February 11: Spring Symposium “Emancipation during the Civil War” speakers announced
  • February 11: Details on March Book-Signing Lecture Series
  • February 2: African American History Month Lecture
  • January 21: 2011 Volunteer Reception

2010

  • December 2: The Monocle’s 50th Anniversary
  • October 15: Fall Book Signings and Author’s Talks
  • October 7: Cokie Roberts Receives 2010 Freedom Award
  • September 10: September History Events
  • August 20: Annual Friends Reception 2010
  • August 16: Watering Holes of Washington: Capitol Hill History Pub Tour (House side)
  • April 1: Coverage of How Women Are Changing the Senate (March 17 USCHS event)
  • March 17: Online edition of USCHS newsletter published
  • March 16: Spring Symposium Announced
  • January 20: Winter Book Signing Series Announced

2009

  • December 15: Willard Scott shows off USCHS ornament
  • November 24: Watering Holes of Washington: Capitol Hill History Pub Tour (Senate side)
  • November 18: Society Honors House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
  • November 12: Society Vice President Speaks at Launch of New Lincoln Penny
  • November 6: 2009 Freedom Award: Senate Historian Emeritus Richard A. Baker and Senator George McGovern
  • September 23: Richard A. Baker, Ph.D., and the Honorable George McGovern to Receive 2009 Freedom Award
  • September 2: Lincoln Time Capsule Sealing Ceremony at Library of Congress
  • August 26: Ford’s Theater Museum/Civil War Washington Preview Night [PDF]
  • August 19: 2009 Leadership Reception
  • July 9: August Brown Bag Lecture Series Scheduled
  • June 24: United States Capitol Historical Society to Seal Lincoln Time Capsule
  • May 13: New Members Reception Honors Legacy of Lincoln
  • May 5: USCHS Recognizes Freshmen Class of 111th Congress and Honors Bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln
  • March 26: United States Capitol Historical Society Announces 2009 Annual Spring Symposium
  • March 18: Book Signing Lecture with author Mark N. Ozer

2008

  • December 8: 2009 African American History Month Lecture Announced
  • December 8: Uncle Sam’s Architects: Interviews with George M. White and Alan M. Hantman (LINK to Oral Histories)
  • December 2: Capitol Visitor Center Opens Today
  • October 6: USCHS Presents the 2008 Fall Program featuring, “Step By Step” and “The National Mall”
  • July 21: USCHS traveling exhibit to visit Landmark Center in St. Paul, MN17
  • July 2008: 2008 August Brown Bag - Books and Authors: A Series of Lectures and Booksignings
  • May 27: 2008-2009 United States Capitol Historical Society Fellows
  • March 19: New media posting: Video of the  2007 Asian Pacific American Public Service Youth Forum (LINK to Oral Histories)
  • March 18: Spring Symposium: “Crisis in the 1850s”

2007