Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Due to a special event taking place in the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, areas regularly included in the tour of the Capitol, such as the Rotunda and National Statuary Hall, will not be available for tours until the conclusion of the event at approximately 12:30 p.m. The Capitol Visitor Center will remain open throughout the day, and guide-led opportunities in the Capitol Visitor Center will be available during the event.

Fact or Fiction Fridays: “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington”

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Friday, March 9 – 1:30 p.m. “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington”
Is the filibuster staged in the 1939 movie classic “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” reality or myth? Join Kate Scott, Associate Historian for the United States Senate, as she contrasts and compares a clip from the movie to real life stories about the filibuster. Meet in the Senate Theater in Exhibition Hall. 30 minutes.