COVID-19 (coronavirus) Update

The Capitol Visitor Center remains closed. We are not taking tour reservations at this time. Please check out our video tours and other online resources.

 

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Seen on Screen

Date:
Time:
Location:
Meet at the entrance to Exhibition Hall
Details:

Fridays – 1:30 p.m.
Presented in conjunction with Congress and the World Wars on display in Exhibition Hall. 30 minutes.

  • “We’re in the Army Now”
    Fridays, August 4, 18, 25
    Discover how the U.S. Army used motion picture techniques to recruit women for the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps during World War II.
  • “Winston Churchill’s Address to a Joint Session of Congress”
    Friday, August 11
    Special guest Mary Jo Binker, editor of the Eleanor Roosevelt Papers Project, discusses this historical address, delivered December 26, 1941.
    Presented in partnership with the United States Capitol Historical Society.