We the People: The American People & Congress
Lee Hamilton is Director and President of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC.
Lee Hamilton spent 34 years in the U.S. Congress. He left feeling that this was an American institution poorly understood by its constituents. In this conversation, he outlines the many ways in which Congress is important to Americans on a daily basis and concludes with a plea for full civic participation in the political process.