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    Presidential Candidates Debate

    Vice President George Bush and Governor Michael Dukakis met in the second of the two debates in the 1988 campaign. It was best-remembered for the first question, about the death…

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    State of the Union Address

    President Reagan delivered his State of the Union Address to a Joint Session of Congress. He talked about the values of work, family, religion and freedom. He set out several…

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    Vice Presidential Candidates Debate

    Representative Ferraro, running mate of Democratic candidate Walter Mondale, and Vice President Bush, running mate of incumbent President Ronald Reagan, debated a variety of issues…

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    Dan Rather Interview of George Bush

    In this excerpt from the CBS Evening News, Dan Rather questions Vice President Bush about his role in the Iran-Contra scandal and how much information the vice-president knew. A heated…

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    President Reagan 1981 Inauguration

    Highlights of the 1981 inauguration of Ronald Reagan were shown courtesy of NBC. This was the first inauguration held at the Capitol’s West Front.

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    Alfred E. Smith Memorial Dinner

    Michael Dukakis and George H. W. Bush spoke at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Dinner. The annual charity event was the last scheduled appearance of the presidential candidates on the…

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    Announcement of Quayle as V.P. Choice

    Mr. Bush announced Sen. Dan Quayle as his vice presidential candidate for the 1988 presidential election.

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    Bush Acceptance Speech

    At the 1988 Republican National Convention, Vice President Bush delivered his
    acceptance speech as the Republican presidential candidate.

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    Presidential Candidates Debate

    The 1988 Presidential Debate from Wake Forest University.

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    President Reagan 1985 Inauguration

    C-SPAN showed the second inauguration of Ronald Reagan in 1985, which took place in the Capitol Rotunda on January 21, 1985. A private swearing-in was held the previous day at the White…

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    Presidential Candidates Debate

    NBC hosted a debate in which all twelve major candidates for the 1988 presidential race participated. The six Democratic candidates and the six Republican candidates had to debate…

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    George H. W. Bush Victory Speech

    Vice President George H.W. Bush gives a speech after learning of his victory in the 1988 presidential election.

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    Republican Candidates Debate

    Candidates for the Republican nomination for president in 1988 gathered at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire for a debate on the primary issues of the election cycle. Candidates…

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    1984 Vice Presidential Acceptance Speech

    Vice President Bush accepted the nomination to be the 1984 Republican candidate for vice president of the United States.

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    Rose Garden Welcoming Ceremony

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    Republican Candidates Forum

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    Senate Session

    One Hundred First Congress convened; Senators were administered the oath of office by the Vice President.

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    Tribute to Rep. Jack Kemp

    The Heritage Foundation sponsored a farewell dinner for Rep. Jack Kemp who is retiring. He was praised by Vice President Bush and other dignitaries. Mr. Buckley served…

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    Freedom Rally for Soviet Jews

    This rally was held in Washington D.C. during the summit between President Ronald Reagan and General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev in support of the Soviet Jews who had experienced…

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    Republican Candidates Debate

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