The Center for Legislative Archives has hosted a series of researcher talks that feature records from the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate. The talks are recorded and available on the National Archives' YouTube channel.
Struggle for Fairnes
Ruth Ellen Wasmen discusses how repealing the national origins quota altered future flows.
Making the Modern American Fiscal State
Ajay Mehrotra discusses his book Making the Modern American Fiscal State: Law, Politics, and the Rise of Progressive Taxation, 1877-1929.
Offspring of Our Own Choice
David Kyvig discusses amendments in constitutional practice.
Research Possibilites with North American Petitions
Dan Carpenter discusses research possibilities with North American petitions.
Hispanic Americans in Congress
Matthew Wasniewski discusses
Sex on the Frontier
Rebecca Edwards discusses Sex on the Frontier.
Speaker Battles, Then and Now
Charles Stewart discusses Speaker Battels, Then and Now.
A Very Principled Boy
Mark Bradley discusses his book
National Sales Tax in the US and Great Britain, 1940-1973
Carl-Henry Geschwind discusses his comparative study of sales taxes.
Building a Paper Trail
Glenn C. Frankel discusses his book project
Buying the Vote
Robert E. Mutch discusses the history of campaign finance from the first Federal legislation in 1907 to the Citizens United decision.
The Early Years of US Joint Committees on Taxation and Some Current Implications
George Yin discusses his research in the committee's records and how the committee has shaped United States tax policies.
Reining in the State
Katherine A. Scott discusses
Coal and Empire
Peter A. Shulman describes how coal allowed Americans to rethink the geopolitics of energy and America's place in the world.
Electing the Senate
Charles Stewart discusses his book,
Dear Senator: Estes Kefauver and the Anti-Crime Crusade in the South
Tammy Ingram discusses her research and book project,
Tax and Spend: The Welfare State, Tax Politics and the Limits of American Liberalism
Molly Michelmore discusses research for her book,