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    Senate Session

    This is the first U.S. Senate session aired by C-SPAN.

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    Defense Authorization

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    Restrictions on Women in Combat

    The subcommittee examined rules which restrict women from serving in military combat. Currently a 1948 law prohibits women from serving in combat positions. The Navy, Marine Corps…

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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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    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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    Campaign Finance Investigation Day 20

    Committee members continued the investigation into campaign fund-raising abuses in the past election. Mr. Tamraz testified about his donations to the Democratic National Committee…

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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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    U.S.S. Iowa Investigation

    The committee received testimony from the General Accounting Office and the Sandia Laboratory and reviewed the Navy investigation into the gun turret explosion aboard the USS Iowa. On…

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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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    Senate Session

    In the twelfth of fourteen speeches opposing the line-item veto, Senator Byrd continued to trace the Roman Republic’s decline in the first century B.C. He reviewed Caesar’s rise…

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    Democratic Convention Afternoon Session

    Congressional, senatorial and gubernatorial candidates spoke to delegates.

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    Alan Shepard Memorial Service

    A video tribute to astronaut Alan Shepard was shown at his memorial
    service. Former NASA astronauts and others paid tribute to the accomplishments of Alan Shepard.

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    Senate Session

    Daily Digest ------------------------------------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------------------------------------ HIGHLIGHTS Senate passed…

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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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    Senate Session

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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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    Senate Session

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    Robert F. Kennedy Commemoration

    Friends and family of the late Senator Robert F. Kennedy gathered to remember and reminiscence about his influence in politics and impact on their lives. The occasion was the 25th…

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    Senate Session

    In the tenth of fourteen speeches opposing the line-item veto, Senator Byrd continued to trace the downfall of the Roman Republic and Senate through a series of civil wars. Sulla,…

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    Senate Session

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