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    General Davis Promotion

    President Clinton promoted General Davis for his efforts as commander
    of the Tuskegee airmen. In his remarks the president reviewed
    General Davis' career and noted his efforts provided…

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    After Words with Bill and Janet Cohen

    In summer 2008, the Cohens conducted a forum on race relations in America with a long list of participants. That forumis encapsulated in their book, which they discussed with civil…

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    Race and Reconciliation in America, Part 3

    Douglas Blackmon talked about his book, Slavery by Another Name, which details the age of “neo-slavery” that he asserts took place between the end of the Civil War and the…

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    After Words with Hugh Shelton

    The fourteenth chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff shares the story of his military career and life in the administrations of two presidents of different parties. He discussed his…

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    Race and Reconciliation in America, Part 1

    Former U.S. Senator and Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen and his wife, playwright Janet Langhart Cohen, hosted a conference at the National Press Club on “Race and Reconciliation…

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    Memorial Service for Former Senator Warren Rudman

    Current and former congressional leaders paid tribute to former New Hampshire Senator Warren B. Rudman who died November 19, 2012, at the age of 82. Senator Rudman was best remembered as a…

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    News and Documentary Emmy Awards

    The 26th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards were presented by the National Television Academy at a black-tie ceremony at the Marriott Marquis hotel in New York City. Newsmakers…

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    USS Cole Crew Memorial Service

    Officials, relatives, and injured shipmates of 17 sailors killed in a terrorist attack on the USS Cole in Yemen gathered on pier 12 at the Norfolk Naval Station for a memorial…

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    East Asian Financial Crisis Part 1

    Committee members heard testimony from Chairman Greenspan, Secretary Cohen and Secretary Rubin regarding the current economic crisis confronting East Asia. They assessed the situation…

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    U.S. Military Farewell to President Clinton

    Following speeches honoring his service as commander-in-chief over the past eight years, President Clinton was honored by a full military review.

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    U.S.-Arab Defense Cooperation

    Participants spoke about U.S. military efforts and multilateral cooperation with Arab countries.

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    September 11 Commission: Defense

    Former and current defense secretaries testified about September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S. Among the issues they addressed were intelligence information on terror groups and…

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    National World War II Memorial Ground Breaking

    President Clinton and others participated in a ground-breaking ceremony for a monument to World War II veterans. They talked about the valor and sacrifices of World War II veterans and…

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    Senate Session

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    Aircraft Carrier USS Truman Commissioning

    President Clinton and others spoke at the commissioning of the Aircraft Carrier Harry S. Truman. The president talked about the legacy of President Truman and his role in ending World…

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    Memorial Day Service

    President Clinton praised those who had given their lives for the country and commented on current military actions in Yugoslavia. Recognizing that many Americans were opposed to the…

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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…

    194 views
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    Russian Submarine Sinking

    Secretary Cohen is expected to brief reporters on the latest efforts to rescue Russian sailors aboard the sunken submarine Kursk.

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    Senate Session

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    Memorial Service for Embassy Bombing Victims

    President Clinton and others honored those that died in the Embassy bombings in Africa. Participants focused on the commitment and duty that the deceased displayed for their country.

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