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    Attorney General Lynch Investiture Ceremony

    A formal investiture ceremony was held for Attorney General Loretta Lynch at the Warner Theater in Washington, D.C. Staff members representing components of the Justice Department…

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    Beau Biden Lying in Honor

    Dignitaries spoke at a ceremony to honor Beau Biden, who died of brain cancer on May 30, 2015, at the age of 46. As a former state attorney general, he lay in honor in the Senate Chamber of…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for Doolittle Tokyo Raiders

    House and Senate leaders held a ceremony to award the Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders, a volunteer unit that conducted the first air raid on Japan during…

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    Naval Academy Commencement Ceremony

    Vice President Biden gave the commencement address to the 2015 graduating class at the U.S. Naval Academy and shook the hands with the graduates as they were given their diplomas. He…

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    U.S. Coast Guard Academy Commencement Pre-Ceremony

    Before the 134th commencement exercises of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Captain Sean Gill talked about the Coast Guard, the ceremony, and the graduates. The U.S. Coast Guard Band also…

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    Funeral Service for Former House Speaker Jim Wright

    A funeral service was held at First United Methodist Church in Fort Worth, Texas, for former House Speaker and Representative Jim Wright (D-TX). Representative Wright died on May 6, 2015,…

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    World War II Victory in Europe 70th Anniversary Ceremony

    Dignitaries and veterans commemorated the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe at a ceremony at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. Speakers included…

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    Liberty University Commencement Ceremony

    Former Governor Jeb Bush (R-FL) gave the commencement address to the 2015 graduating class of Liberty University in Williams Stadium. The address only is available in program 325811-1.

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    German Memorial Ceremony for the End of World War II

    The German Bundestag hosted a memorial ceremony on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe. May 8, 1945, marked the formal acceptance by the Allied forces of…

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    Attorney General Swearing-In Ceremony

    Loretta Lynch officially became the first African-American woman to be U.S. attorney general. She was sworn in by Vice President Biden in a ceremony at the Justice Department. In…

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    Farewell Ceremony for Attorney General Eric Holder

    Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder delivered remarks to Justice Department employees in a ceremony to mark his six years of service. He talked about the accomplishments of his…

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    Annual Constitutional Awards

    Senators Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Rand Paul (R-KY) were presented Constitutional Champion Awards by the Constitution Project during the group’s 2015 Constitutional Champions Gala in…

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    Ford's Theatre Lincoln Death 150th Anniversary

    Ford’s Theatre hosted a wreath laying ceremony on the steps of the Petersen House commemorating the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s death on April 15, 1865. The exact…

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    Congressional Medicare Payments Bill Signing

    House and Senate leaders spoke at a ceremony House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) held to sign bipartisan Medicare “doc fix” legislation, H.R. 2, that permanently replaces the…

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    Ford's Theatre Lincoln Assassination 150th Anniversary

    Ford’s Theatre hosted a commemorative ceremony on the 150th anniversary of the day of President Lincoln’s assassination. Ford’s Theatre recreated the overnight vigil…

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    Surrender at Appomattox 150th Anniversary

    American History TV was LIVE from Appomattox Court House National Historical Park for a ceremony marking the exact time on April 9, 1865, that Generals Grant and Lee met at the McLean House…

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    2014 Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History

    The 2014 Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History, worth $50,000, was awarded on March 23, 2015, in New York City. Finalists for the prize read selections from their books prior to…

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    Edward M. Kennedy Institute Senate Chamber Dedication Ceremony

    Vice President Joe Biden hosted a dedication ceremony in a replica of the Senate chamber at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate. Senate Chaplain Admiral Barry…

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    Montgomery Voting Rights Rally 50th Anniversary

    Bernice King spoke at a commemorative ceremony for the 50th anniversary of the March 25, 1965, voting rights rally in Montgomery, Alabama.

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for Jack Nicklaus

    House and Senate leaders held a ceremony to award the Congressional Gold Medal to professional golfer Jack Nicklaus in recognition of his many contributions to the game of golf and his…

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