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Obey and Staff

Date: 1980 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin (center) and his staff. The conference table is covered with papers and pencils. Framed maps are on the walls.

Date: 1981-05-28 

Description: Journalist Robert Novak, a tape recorder to his right, interviews George Herbert Walker Bush. Bush inscribed the portrait, "pleasant memories."

Date: 1980 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin checking on House floor activity on television. A table set with place settings appears behind him.

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Capitol Train

Date: 1980-03-03 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin riding on the underground train that connects the Capitol with the legislative office buildings. A man in work cloth...

Date: 1986-02 

Description: Secretary of State George Schultz during the Reagan Administration (first on the right) testifying before the Foreign Operations Subcommittee. Questioning...

Date: 1985-02-07 

Description: David R. Obey of Wisconsin, chair of the Joint Economic Committee. Opposite him, (in the foreground) is Secretary of Agriculture John R. Block, testifying...

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Capital Offenses

Date: 1986 

Description: Photograph taken to illustrate the jacket of a recording issued by the Capital Offenses, the blue grass band headed by Congressman David R. Obey of Wiscons...

Date: 1983 

Description: Press conference called by Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (center) to introduce his bill to reform political campaign contributions by political actio...

Date: 1989-03-14 

Description: Secretary of State James Baker testifying before the Foreign Operations Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee. Wisconsin Congressman David R....

Date: 1987-11-28 

Description: Robert Novak (right) and Richard Lesher of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on the set of the chamber's news program, It's Your Business.

Date: 1983-12-14 

Description: U.S. Representative David Obey, his wife Joan and their son Douglas pose with Connie G. Hicks (with guitar) and U.S. Representative Tom Petri. Between Doug...

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A Farmer Speaks

Date: 1985-09-19 

Description: Bryce Luchterhand, a Unity, Wisconsin, farmer, with Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey, chairman of the Joint Economic Committee at a committee hearing. O...

Photograph

Obey and Staff

Date: 1980 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey, chair of the Foreign Operations Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee, discussing foreign policy issues with his st...

Date: 1983-03-23 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (right) speaking on behalf of Wisconsin dairy interests to the Dairy Subcommittee of the House Agriculture Committee al...

Date: 1986 

Description: At a press conference Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin announces the Save the Family Farm Act introduced with 27 other farm state legislators. Among...

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Bellafonte and Obey

Date: 1987-04 

Description: Singer Harry Bellafonte, then the ambassador for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) testified on behalf of the fund before the House Appropriation...

Date: 1983 

Description: Elevated view of crowd gathered in front of the U.S. Capitol for the lighting of the Capitol Christmas Tree. The tree was cut in the Chequamegon National F...

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Facing the Russians

Date: 1985-03 

Description: Arms control talks between visiting Soviets and American legislators. Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey sat in on the talks with Congressman Tom Downey,...

Date: 1980 ca.

Description: Jimmy Carter, the 39th President of the United States, enjoys a moment with his mother, "Miss Lillian" Carter at the White House.

Date: 1986-03-06 

Description: Secretary of State George Schultz during the Reagan Administration (second from the left) testifying before the Foreign Operations Subcommittee. Leaning fo...

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