Category Archives: political collections

Bringing Congress to Campus

Written by Sarah Calise, Archivist On Monday and Tuesday of this week, the Albert Gore Research Center hosted two distinguished guests from Congress: Ron Sarasin, who represented Connecticut’s District 5 from 1973-1979, and Glenn Nye, who represented Virginia’s District 2 … Continue reading

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Bart Gordon at the Bottom of the World

Written by Sarah Calise, Project Archivist The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) celebrates World Science Day for Peace and Development every year on November 10th. To honor this important day, the AGRC would like to share some … Continue reading

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Politics, Persuasion, and Propaganda

Written by Zach Kautzman, Graduate Assistant    The Albert Gore Research Center recently participated in a collaborative exhibit with the Todd Art Gallery. The idea of the exhibit was to look at the ways that political parties use artistic influences … Continue reading

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Congress Week 2016: Jim Cooper Papers

The Jim Cooper Papers include manuscripts and photographs documenting Congressman Cooper’s service as a member of the United States House Representative from Tennessee’s Fourth Congressional District from 1982 to 1994. They are currently largely unprocessed, but a box-level inventory is … Continue reading

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The Lasting Importance of the First Amendment

Middle Tennessee State University is fortunate to be the home of the John Seigenthaler Chair of Excellence in First Amendment Studies in the College of Media and Entertainment. The Chair was instituted in 1986 to honor Seigenthaler’s lifelong commitment to … Continue reading

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Travel Grants for Study or Meeting Attendence from Association of the Centers for the Study of Congress

The Albert Gore Research Center is an institutional member of the Association of the Centers for the Study of Congress (ACSC), an organization that promotes the preservation and use of materials related to both houses of Congress, as a body, … Continue reading

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Debate Moderator Harwood Has Gordon Campaign History

CNBC Chief Washington Correspondent John Harwood will be one of the moderators in tonight’s Republican Presidential Debate in Colorado.  As a Wall Street Journal reporter in 1994, Harwood spent two days with Congressman Bart Gordon covering his tough reelection campaign.  … Continue reading

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