Newspaper article Roll Call

Take Five

Newspaper article Roll Call

Take Five

Article excerpt

Tuesday is here again, and that means it's time for HOH to catch up with another Member of Congress. Today, it's Rep. Gwen Moore (D- Wis.), who talks about her introduction to beer and gives advice for student council presidents.

Q: In high school you were student council president. What advice would you give to those in that position?

A: Really take it seriously because your peers are looking to you. ... When I was student council president, we got a new school because we had inadequate facilities. We got black history books, giving a more true and deep story about African-American history.

Q: If you could live in any time period, which would it be?

A: I loved growing up in the historical period I'm in because I think there was lot of consciousness-raising about civil rights [and] human rights. And it really helped shape and develop me into the person that I am. …

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