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    Memorial Service for Dorothy Height

    Celebration of Life Service for Dr. Dorothy Height’s life story was told through stories, videos, photos and readings shared by her many friends and colleagues. 

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    Fort Sumter 150th Anniversary Ceremony

    A ceremony wss held to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the first shots of the Civil War fired at Fort Sumter on April 12, 1861. The ceremony included the Citadel Color Guard and…

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    Homestead Act of 1862 and Immigration Laws

    Blake Bell, a historian at the Homestead National Monument of America, talks about immigration law in the United States and the debate surrounding the Homestead Act of 1862. The law…

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    Vietnam Women's Memorial Dedication Ceremony

    Vice President Gore, joined with several military representatives, spoke concerning the importance of women in Vietnam and throughout U.S. military history. This was the dedication…

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    Stewart Udall Memorial Service

    A memorial service was held for Stewart Udall, who served as interior secretary in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. He was a key proponent of environmental laws such as the…

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    African Americans and the Civil War

    The Association for the Study of African American Life and History held a panel discussion on strategies to involve blacks in commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil…

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    Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Participants talked about the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the importance of the civil rights movement, race relations, and non-violent opposition movements.

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    First Women's Rights Convention Anniversary

    Mrs. Clinton addressed a gathering to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first women’s rights convention, held in Seneca Falls, NY. She talked about the history of the…

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    Oklahoma City National Memorial Dedication

    On the fifth anniversary of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, President Clinton and other officials dedicated a national memorial to the…

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    Building Renaming Ceremony

    The Interior Department building was renamed in honor of former Interior Secretary Stewart Lee Udall. He served from 1961 to 1969 during the Kennedy and Johnson…

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    Women's Military Memorial Dedication

    The Women’s Military Memorial was dedicated at Arlington National Cemetery. It is the nation’s first memorial to women, who have served in great numbers over the period of…

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    White House 200th Anniversary Ceremony

    President Clinton and others commemorated the 200th anniversary of the White House and talked about the history of the White House.

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    Martin Luther King Memorial Dedication

    The site for the future Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial was dedicated. Many dignitaries spoke about Dr. King’s legacy and the significance of the memorial’s…

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    White House in 1800: A Residence for the Public

    Following opening remarks, historians talked about the early history of the White House and the presidency. Among the topics they addressed were the election of 1800 and it relevance…

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    Memorial Day Observance

    President Clinton spoke during a Memorial Day ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC. Following the remarks of several veterans and relatives of soldiers killed in…

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    Vietnam Veterans Memorial Service

    Military officials, Vietnam veterans and their families and others gathered at the Vietnam Memorial Wall to honor all veterans of the Vietnam War. Phan Thi Kim Phuc, who appeared naked…

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    Brown v. Board of Education Site Dedication

    Participants marked the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education by dedicating a museum in the Topeka, Kansas school in which the case…

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    Martin Luther King Tribute

    The participants paid tribute to the late Martin Luther King, Jr. His birthday, January 16, is the federal holiday honoring the civil rights leader who was assassinated in Memphis on…

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    African-American Civil War Memorial Ceremony

    Ms. Bunyan served as moderator of the ceremony dedicating the African-American Civil War Memorial. Mr. Johnson read a letter from President Clinton commending the…

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    National Prisoner of War Museum Dedication

    Over 3,000 members of prisoner of war associations and others gathered to celebrate the opening of the National Prisoner of War Museum in Andersonville, GA, the site of a prison camp for…

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