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    Space Shuttle Discovery Transfer Ceremony

    After 39 missions, the NASA Space Shuttle Discovery was transferred to the Smithsonian and placed on permanent display. The National Air and Space Museum hosted a “Welcome…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring Distinguished Astronauts

    Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives held an event honoring former astronauts John Glenn, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin with the Congressional Gold…

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    40th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Flight

    NASA commemorated the forty-year anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to send the first human being to the moon with the 3 astronauts of the Apollo 11. Crew members Neil Armstrong, Michael…

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    Redefining Workplace Rules

    Witnesses testified before the committee about the impact of older Americans that remain active in the workforce. They noted that the number of older Americans in the workforce has…

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    Democratic National Convention, Day 3 Afternoon

    Democratic Party leaders spoke about party platform issues and Senator John Kerry’s candidacy for president. Proceedings also included entertainment and short videos highlighting…

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    Kerry Campaign Event

    Sen. Kerry spoke to supporters at a campaign rally in Ohio. He discussed his plans for improving the economy, creating better access to health care, and building a coalition in…

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    Kerry Campaign Rally

    Senators Kerry and Edwards addressed supporters at a rally in Cleveland, Ohio. They spoke about their vision for America, in particular health care, education, and middle-class tax…

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    Life of Senator Mike Mansfield

    As part of the Leaders of Capitol Hill series, former Senator John Glenn and others remembered the life and career of the late Senator Mike Mansfield (D-MT), including his 24 years in the…

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    Centennial of Flight

    Participants spoke about the importance of aviation and recognized pioneers of aviation at a ceremony to launce a national celebration marking the centennial of flight. Mr. Daily…

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    Mercury Astronauts

    Former astronauts talked about the formation and development of the Mercury Space Program, the transformation of the space program since its inception, their personal experiences as space…

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    First Orbital Flight Anniversary

    John Glenn became the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth on February 20, 1962. On the 40th anniversary of his Mercury flight former Senator Glenn talked about his space flight and…

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    Education Issues

    Following a meeting with President bush about education, current and former legislators spoke to reporters about education reform.

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    Math and Science at Public Schools

    Commission members presented a final report on methods to improve mathematics and science teaching in all American schools. The report focused on improving teacher skills and…

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    The New Economy and the Future of Technology

    Vice President Gore spoke about the role of technology in the new economy and the challenges of narrowing the digital divide. Among the issues he addressed were training, access to…

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    50th Anniversary of the Korean War Ceremony

    President Clinton attended a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the start of the Korean War. Speakers noted the accomplishments of American and South Korean troops in repelling…

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    Armed Forces Day Ceremony

    President Clinton and others marked the fiftieth anniversary of Armed Forces Day. They celebrated the greatness of the United States and the effectiveness and courage of the U.S.…

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    Book Discussion on John Glenn: A Memoir

    Scenes were shown of the former senator signing his autobiography, John Glenn: A Memoir, published by Bantam Doubleday Dell. The book examined Glenn’s childhood in Ohio, his…

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    Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty

    President Clinton and others talked about the need to ratify the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty. They said that ratification would make it more difficult for countries like Russia,…

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    Case Western Reserve Commencement

    Senator Glenn reflected on his recent mission on the space shuttle and the accomplishments of the past century.

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    National Prayer Breakfast

    President Clinton and others spoke at the annual National Prayer Breakfast. He asked that people pray for peace and religious freedom in the world and commented on several volatile…

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