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    Christmas Ceremony for White House Staff

    President Bush spoke briefly to thank Dana Carvey, a presidential impersonator and comedian, for appearing at the White House staff’s Christmas ceremony, and to wish the staff a happy…

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    Alaskan Oil Spill News Conference

    President George H. W. Bush talked to reporters about the Exxon-Valdez oil spill. Topics included the ecological and economic damage caused by the oil spill, federal assistance in both…

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    George H. W. Bush Address to Jr. High School Students

    President Bush addressed the nation’s schoolchildren in an address to students at Alice Deal Junior High School in Washington, DC, which was videotaped for broadcast to students…

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    African Leader Arrival

    Mandela met with President Bush today at the White House as part of his private visit to the United States. Both men made comments prior to their meeting.

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    President Nixon Funeral

    Former presidents, congressional leaders, family and friends gathered
    to honor the 37th president. Those eulogizing the former president
    included former Secretary of State Henry…

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    Ronald Reagan Funeral Service

    In a religious funeral service for President Reagan current and former world leaders and U.S. presidents gathered to pay their respects. Eulogies were given by former President George…

    10,478 views
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    George W. Bush Presidential Library Dedication Ceremony

    Four former presidents and President Obama participated in the dedication of the George W. Bush Library and Museum on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas,…

    8,568 views
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    Presidential Candidates Debate

    The presidential candidates for the 1992 election debated each other in the the second of three scheduled presidential debates. The participants were President George Bush, Governor…

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    Coretta Scott King Funeral

    President Bush and three former presidents, national politicians, as well as civil rights and religious leaders paid tribute to the life and memory of Coretta Scott King at a funeral…

    7,225 views
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    Presidential Address on Persian Gulf

    President Bush addressed a Joint Session of Congress on issues in the
    Persian Gulf and the status of budget negotiations. President Bush
    called on the American people to conserve fuel…

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    Bush Acceptance Speech

    President Bush accepted his party’s nomination for the presidency on the final evening of the Republican National Convention in Houston, Texas. In his remarks, President Bush…

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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…

    3,879 views
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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 George H. W. Bush 1989 Inauguration

    George Bush was sworn in as the nation’s 41st president at 12:00 noon on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol. Justice Sandra Day O’Connor administered the vice-presidential…

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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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    Texas A&M University Commencement Speech

    President George W. Bush delivered a commencement address to the graduating students of Texas A and M University in Reed Arena. He was introduced by his mother and father. He…

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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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    King Hussein Funeral Service

    British broadcast footage of King Hussein’s funeral was shown. Several world leaders and dignitaries attended, including four U.S. presidents.

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