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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for Aung San Suu Kyi

    Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in honor of her leadership and steadfast commitment to human rights and for promoting freedom, peace and democracy in her home…

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    Reagan State Funeral Ceremony

    At an official state funeral members of Congress gathered to pay tribute to the life and career of Former President Ronald Reagan. Eulogies honoring President Reagan were given by The…

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    Formal Funeral Procession to U.S. Capitol

    The official funeral cortege down Constitution Avenue to the Capitol for Former President Reagan was shown. The casket was carried on a horse-drawn caisson followed by a riderless…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

    During World War II members of the Navajo Indian tribe worked as radio operators and used their native language to create unbreakable codes for the military. The Navajo “code…

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    Senator Daniel Inouye Casket Arrival Ceremony

    Scenes were shown of Senator Daniel Inouye’s (D-HI) casket arriving at the U.S Capitol building prior to being left to lie in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. The service…

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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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    Congressional Celebration of Lincoln's 200th Birthday

    President Obama and congressional leaders gathered in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda for a ceremony marking the 200th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. in his…

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    Ronald Reagan Statue Unveiling

    The Ronald Reagan statue was unveiled as part of the National Statuary Hall Collection, which is comprised of statues donated by individual states to honor notable women and men from each…

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    Rosa Parks Capitol Arrival

    Scenes were shown of Ms. Parks' remains arriving at the U.S Capitol building prior to being left to lie in repose in the U.S. Capitol rotunda. She was the 29th person to be given…

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    President Ford Lying-in-State

    Members of the public paid tribute to former President Gerald Ford as his body was lying in state in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol. The Ford family also paid their respects, sitting…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for Edward William Brooke

    Former Senator Edward William Brooke was honored as the first African American to be elected by popular vote to the United States Senate, where he represented Massachusetts as a Republican…

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    60th Anniversary of the Integration of the Armed Forces

    Following the invocation and the Presentation of the Colors, Congressional leaders and dignitaries commemorated President Truman’s executive order 60 years ago that marked the…

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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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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

    President Bush participated in a Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring the Tuskegee Airmen and their service to the United States. The ceremony, held in the Capitol Rotunda,…

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    Dedication of Gerald Ford Statue

    Members of Congress gathered in the Capitol Rotunda to dedicate a statue of former President Gerald Ford as one of Michigan’s statues. Two of the former president’s…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

    Mrs. Reagan accepted the Congressional Gold Medal on behalf of the former president and herself.

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

    Congressional leaders and President Bush paid tribute to the Dalai Lama, praised his message of non-violence and compassion, and presented him with the Congressional Gold…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

    Congress honored Rosa Parks for her courage when she defied authority by refusing to relinquish her seat on a bus to a white man in 1955 and her advocacy of civil rights since…

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    Lying in State

    Citizens paid tribute to Former President Reagan as he lay in state in the Capitol Rotunda. 

    Footage also shows official military protocols for state funerals including changing of…

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    Rosa Parks Lying in Honor

    For a second day, Ms. Parks was honored as mourners passed by her remains lying in repose in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. Among those in attendance were government officials,…

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