About the Program
Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, recalls his thirty-five years in the U.S. House of Representatives. Rep. Waxman presents his thoughts on several pieces of legislation that he has worked on, including the Clean Air Act and more stringent tobacco regulations. Rep. Henry Waxman discusses his book and takes national phone calls on C-SPAN's The Washington Journal. Henry Waxman announced he will retire from Congress at the end of 2014, after 20-terms in Congress.