Video recording

Object number
2021.001.001
Creator
Newport Historical Society
Date
February 16 2021
Description
Video recording, created using Zoom, showing an interview between Newport Historical Society Executive Director Ruth Taylor and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, to collect his experiences at the US Capitol on January 6th 2021 for the archives.

This video is a part of the NHS' 'History in the Making' initiative to document present-day developments and tensions as a way of connecting the future the past. 

During this 23-minute interview, Senator Whitehouse, who has served in the United State Senate since 2007, recounts his day in its entirety—from arriving at the Capitol, to his time during the attacks and the importance of completing the day’s objective to certify the results of the 2020 presidential election.

The video was originally made available on YouTube.com on March 4, 2021. 
Object Type
video recordings (physical artifacts)