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U.S. House of Representatives Floor Coverage of Swearing-In Ceremony for Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill.

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Michel, Robert H., 1923-



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U.S. House of Representatives floor coverage of the swearing-in of Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill. Includes remarks by Minority Leader Robert H. Michel prior to his presentation of O'Neill as Speaker; remarks of O'Neill; Jamie L. Whitten as Dean of the House swears in O'Neill as Speaker of the House; presentation of gavel to Michel; Majority Leader Jim Wright objects to swearing in of Rick McIntyre of Indiana; objection to swearing in of Stallings of Iowa; swearing in of all other members. Whitten submits H.R. 6 on swearing in of Tip O'Neill.

Subject Headings (Library of Congress)

United States. Congress. House -- Speakers; O'Neill, Tip

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Jamie L. Whitten Collection (MUM00732), Archives and Special Collections, University of Mississippi Libraries


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case label: Jan. 3, 1985, Mr. Whitten swearing in the Speaker and making resolution (also Speaker's & Michel's Speech)

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