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Jun 25, 2016 3:09pm EDT
and fly who was appointed chair of the federal communication's commission. in 1943 a george congressman eugene cox to investigate the fcc accusing fly and the agency of, quote, gestapo tactics to control the media and other un-american activities, cox's investigators scrutinize bessie and fly's travel voucher to cover honeymoon trips and interrogated bessie's house keepers and landlords. congressman sam and lyndon johnson interceded. rayburn reported told cox, and i quote, there ain't going to be no sex in this investigation. there's two damn many of us that are vulnerable on that score, enquote. [laughter] >> although cox obliged bessie's romance kept resurfacing. although they uncovered no evidence of disloyalty, fbi agents learned that bessie had been fly's mistress. .. the fbi sent a memo to the white house simmering a prior investigation concluding these illicit love affairs from two decades earlier. there are at least three lessons bessie margolin should have learned from her romance with fly. don't get involved with a direct report, be discreet and don't get involved
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Jul 24, 2016 5:30pm EDT
at george washington university and also for about ten years served as an arbitrator in labor cases, so she came close to aspiration. thank you so much for your attention. [applause] >> to ask members of congress what they are reading this summer. >> it's hard to say what the list will be because i am a spontaneous book reader and usually i have a couple of them going at one time and i will run across an article and say i've got to take a look at that point so it's really never planned but a been reading a book now that i haven't read since i was in college back when i was studying the art of motorcycle maintenance which i was drawn to because i'm a passionate motorcyclist. i plan to do a whole lot of that if i can this summer. the book is and is really about motorcycles it is a philosophical book and i love philosophy and think to have a masters in philosophy and it is an interest of mine. i remember being taken by that book in the late 1970s, so it's time to pick it up and read it again about a man's journey across the country but then gets in depth in thin-depth in the rh technol
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Aug 13, 2016 1:30pm EDT
george washington university and she also for about 10 years served as an arbitrator and labor cases, so she came close to those two aspirations. is that ed, kendra? are we could on time? thank you so much for your attention. [applause]. [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] >> book tv recently visited capitol hill trust members of congress with their reading this summer. >> have a great reading list for the summer when of the things i'm starting with is the constitution and so many of my constituents are reading through the constitution and the declaration. they are doing that with their kids this summer and is so we are going to have some fun with that, do some things, working towards constitution day in the fall and i think that's exciting that so many families are going back and looking at those first principles in founding documents, so in tennessee seven, that is the top of the list. other things also, there is a daniels book i want to read bringing out the best in people and i think eve
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Aug 30, 2016 10:01pm EDT
she was a member of the home. the two women spent time together while she attended college and george washington university law school and started her legal career. a formal special assistance to the attorney general she enforced laws regarding tobacco, alcohol and internet safety and twice earned exceptional service awards. she has received funding from the national endowment of humanities, american jewish archives and a literary award from the supreme court historical society. please join me in welcoming our guest. >> thank you. it is an honor to be here. it wasn't even a twinkle in my eye when researching here that i would be back to talk about the book. bessie margolin made her mark on the biggest issues of the day serving on the team that defended the constitutionality of the authority and drafted rules for the war crime trials and championed the fair labor standards act ultimately including the equal pay act and was a founder of the national organization for women known as n.o.w. margolin presented 24 arguments at the supreme court one of only three women in the 21st century to
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Sep 5, 2016 11:20pm EDT
time together while they attended college and george washington university law school and started her legal career. a former special assistant to the attorney general in the consumer protection laws governing tobacco, alcohol and internet safety adviser and exceptional service awards. for her writing she received funding for the national endowment for the humanities, the american jewish archives and a literary award from the supreme court to go society. please join me in welcoming marlene trestman. [applause] >> thank you. it is an honor to be here at the library. it wasn't even a twinkle in my eye. i'm grateful and very honored to be here. the biggest issues of her day she served on the brilliant legal team that defended the constitutionality of fdr's new deal tennessee valley authority. she drafted rules for the war crimes trials, and for more than three decades she championed the fair labor standards act ultimately including the equal pay act and was a founder of the national organization for women. entrusted with the labor department's litigation, she presented 24 arguments at
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