By Ray Smock
Several weeks ago, when I was interviewed about recent House Speakers for C-SPAN-3 American History TV, I also made comments about the Speaker’s Lobby in the House of Representatives, an ornate room just outside the House chamber that the public rarely sees. The room has not changed much over the years except for the addition of newer portraits of recent speakers, and the absence of teletype machines, where members could see breaking news stories on the wire service. Now they get this information on their smart phones. Join me on a brief tour of this historic space in the United States Capitol.
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