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Stories from Capitol Hill

Posted on Friday, May 19th, 2006.


Melvin Watt is one of a number of Representatives to Congress that decided to visit our StoryBooth. He talked to his cousin Geneva Melissa Williamson about his childhood and his trajectory from schoolboy to attorney to politician. The two cousins also talked extensively about their family’s traditional reunions where relatives have been swapping stories for generations and oral history is eagerly embraced by the youngest family members.

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