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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 23

    Oliver North was sworn in by Senator Inouye. 

    Oliver North testified that he had authority and approval from his
    superiors for all his activities. North maintained that he…

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    Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Address to Joint Meeting of Congress

    Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint meeting of Congress. In his remarks he outlined his vision of a settlement with the Palestinians, saying he was prepared to…

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    South African President Speech

    President Mandela told the joint meeting of Congress that the United States and other wealthy nations must resist the lure of isolationism and dedicate themselves to improving the lot of…

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    British Prime Minister Address

    British Prime Minister Gordon Brown addressed a joint meeting of Congress. He spoke about challenges posed by the global financial crisis. He also urged U.S. lawmakers to resist…

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    South Korean President Address

    Addressing the joint meeting, President Kim discussed his perilous past and thanked the citizens of the United States for twice saving his life. He then went on to remember the 33,000…

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    Mexico President Calderon Address to Joint Meeting of Congress

    Mexican President Felipe Calderon spoke to a joint meeting of Congress. In his remarks he talked about relations between the U.S. and Mexico and addressed a number of issues including…

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    British Prime Minister Address

    Prime Minister Blair addressed a joint meeting of Congress. In his remarks he talked about efforts to combat terrorism, war with Iraq, America’s role in the world, and his…

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    South Korean President Address to Joint Meeting of Congress

    South Korean President Park Geun-hye spoke to a joint meeting of Congress about U.S. and South Korean relations. In her remarks she proposed an international park on the border with…

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    Czechoslovakian President Address

    The House and Senate met jointly to receive an address by His Excellency Vaclav Havel, president of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic. President Havel’s speech was…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 18 Part 2

    Oliver North’s secretary at the National Security Council testifies concerning documents she changed, destroyed, or removed at North’s request.

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    Israel Prime Minister Speech

    Prime Minister Netanyahu was escorted into the Joint Session by a delegation of members of Congress. He praised the role of the U.S. in world peace and spoke of his commitment to peace…

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    Queen Elizabeth II Address to Congress

    Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain addressed a joint meeting of
    Congress during her 13-day visit to the United States, her first trip
    to the U.S. since 1976. In her remarks, she discussed…

    4,446 views
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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 25

    North reads his opening statement, which he had not been able to read on his first day of testimony because the statement had not been made available to the committee 48 hours in…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 28 Part 1

    North is questioned further by committee members, including Rep.
    Boland on the Boland amendment. The committee chairs then direct
    summary statements to North. Rep. Hamilton…

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    Nelson Mandela Address

    In his address to a joint meeting of Congress, Mr. Mandela appealed for support of the struggle for a multi-racial democracy in South Africa. He is only the third private citizen…

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    Australia Prime Minister Gillard Address to Joint Meeting of Congress

    Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard addressed a joint meeting of Congress. She spoke about the ANZUS treaty, signed in 1951 solidifying the alliance between the U.S. and…

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    South Korean President Address to Joint Meeting of Congress

    South Korean President Lee spoke to a joint meeting of Congress. He thanked members for ratifying a free trade agreement, which he called another milestone in relations between two…

    2,778 views
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    German Chancellor Address to Joint Meeting of Congress

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke to a joint meeting of Congress. In her remarks she spoke about the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Germany since reunification, and he…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 24

    North answers questions concerning money handling and decision making in the “enterprise,” the network of private companies used to sell arms to Iran and supply the…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 1

    The proceedings begin with opening statements from Senate and House committee members, including chairmen Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-HI) and Rep. Lee Hamilton (D-IN). After two hours,…

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