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    Memorial Day Observance

    President Obama participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns and then spoke during a Memorial Day observance program at Arlington National Cemetery. In his…

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    1995 White House Correspondents' Dinner

    Several awards were presented for outstanding coverage of the White House. Mr. Walsh talked about the organization’s activities during the past year and Mr. Leubsdorf,…

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    September 11 Memorial Ceremony at the World Trade Center

    On the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the National September 11 Memorial was dedicated. It pays tribute to the nearly 3,000 people killed in the…

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    Democracy Service Medal Presentation to the Dalai Lama

    The National Endowment for Democracy presented the Dalai Lama with the Democracy Service Medal in recognition of the Tibetan spiritual leader’s commitment to advancing the principles…

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    Medal of Freedom Ceremony

    President Obama spoke at the Medal of Freedom ceremony. In his comments about the posthumous award to Nazi resistance fighter Jan Karski the president referred to “Polish death…

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    Dorothy Height Funeral Service

    Funeral service honoring the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Dorothy I. Height was held. Dr. Height, who was chair and president emerita of the National Council of…

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    Broccoli Presentation

    First Lady Barbara Bush received a delivery of broccoli from California growers as part of a larger donation to Washington, DC food banks. The presentation was made after President…

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    Senate Ceremonial Swearing-in

    Vice President Biden held a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with newly-elected and re-elected senators. The event happens at the start of each Congress in the Old Senate…

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    Vietnam Veterans Memorial Ceremony

    The annual Veterans Day observance was held at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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    President George W. Bush Portrait Unveiling

    In their first appearance at the White House since the George W. Bush presidency, Former President and First Lady Laura Bush attended the official unveiling of their portraits to be hung in…

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    Arrival of Gorbachev at White House

    President Reagan welcomed General Secretary Gorbachev during an official ceremony on the White House South Lawn prior to the U.S.-Soviet summit. President Reagan and General Secretary…

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    Ronald Reagan Funeral Service

    In a religious funeral service for President Reagan current and former world leaders and U.S. presidents gathered to pay their respects. Eulogies were given by former President George…

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    Rosa Parks Funeral Service

    Past and present elected officials, Congressional Black Caucus members, civil rights leaders, noted clergy, and other dignitaries attended the funeral of Rosa Parks, who died October 24,…

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    Medal of Honor Ceremony

    U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta was awarded the Medal of Honor for putting himself in the line of fire to save two comrades. He is the first living veteran of the wars in…

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    Women Airforce Service Pilots Gold Medal Ceremony

    Members of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) received the Congressional Gold Medal for their service in World War II. The corps of female pilots was created in 1942 to fly…

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    Princess Diana Funeral

    The British Broadcasting Corporation provided live coverage of the funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales, who died in an automobile accident in Paris one week ago. Following a procession…

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    United Flight 93 National Memorial Dedication Ceremony

    Vice President Joe Biden, former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, and other government officials praised the passengers and crew of Flight 93, which was one of four planes…

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    Martin Luther King Memorial Dedication

    At the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial on the national mall, participants spoke about the legacy of the Reverend King and the civil rights movement.
    This…

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    Coretta Scott King Funeral

    President Bush and three former presidents, national politicians, as well as civil rights and religious leaders paid tribute to the life and memory of Coretta Scott King at a funeral…

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    Memorial Service for Nelson Mandela

    A memorial service was held in Johannesburg for former South African President Nelson Mandela, who died on December 5, 2013, at the age of 95. Speakers included President Obama, South…

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