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Congressional Hearings Digital Collection: Searching Hearings

Search by Witness Name

witness fielded search

 

Users can Search for Witnesses by their name.

From the Advanced Search Screen select Witness from the drop-down menu.  Enter the first and last name of the witness.

Search by Witness Affiliation

witness affiliation search

 

Users can also search by Witness Affiliations. 

From the Advanced Search Screen select Witness Affiliation from the drop-down menu.  Enter the affiliation such as company name, educational institution or association.

Search the Full Text

 

Some witnesses may not be listed as a witness by first name, last name because they were not the witness officially invited to the hearing, they do not have a standard name or they are a fictional character. 

From the Advanced Search Screen select All fields including full text from the drop-down menu.  Enter the name of the witness.  Users can then select Hearings in the Limit To: section.

This is the way to search for Lamb Chop, Elmo and Fred Rogers (AKA Mr. Rogers).