New Senators' Orientation Program
Richard A. Baker: Senate Historian
Former Senate Historian Richard Baker discusses the development of the formal orientation program for newly elected senators, which includes the Senate historian giving a talk in the historic Old Senate Chamber.
Richard A. Arenberg: Staff to Senators Paul Tsongas, George Mitchell and Carl Levin
Richard Arenberg describes the differences between setting up a new senator’s office and setting up a new representative’s office.
Floyd M. Riddick: Senate Parliamentarian
Interviewed in November, 1978, Senate Parliamentarian Floyd Riddick describes the early Senate orientation programs and how new senators can best learn Senate procedure.