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Making History

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Meet by the POW/MIA Chair of Honor
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Friday, May 24, 2019 at 1 p.m.
On this day in 1844, Samuel Morse sent the first official telegraph from the Capitol. Hear a recording of that message and learn how Congress has supported innovation in communication technology. Meet by the POW/MIA Chair of Honor. Limited to first 15 participants.