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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for Raoul Wallenberg

    Congress posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg for saving tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust. He was detained by…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring Shimon Peres

    House and Senate leaders awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to outgoing Israeli President Shimon Peres at a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda. It is the highest civilian honor bestowed…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

    House and Senate leaders posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to Martin Luther King, Jr., and Coretta Scott King at a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights…

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    Senator Daniel Inouye Lying in State

    Senator Daniel Inouye’s (D-HI) casket was shown lying in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. Senator Inouye, who died at the age of 88 on December 17, 2012, was a Medal of Honor…

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    Senator Daniel Inouye Lying in State

    Senator Daniel Inouye’s (D-HI) casket was shown lying in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. Senator Inouye, who died at the age of 88 on December 17, 2012, was a Medal of Honor…

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    Helen Keller Statue Unveiling

    A statue of Helen Keller was unveiled in the Capitol Rotunda. Participants in the ceremony talked about her life and legacy, praising her as a trailblazer and an inspiration for those…

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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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    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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    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

    Michael DeBakey was presented with the Congressional Gold Medal in the Capitol Rotunda.  Dr. DeBakey was an international medical statesman, innovator and educator best known…

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    Iraq War Congressional Remembrance Ceremony

    Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, House Republican Leader John Boehner, and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell joined together to honor the five years of…

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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

    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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    President Ford Funeral Events

    Officials and dignitaries paid their respects to former President Gerald R. Ford while his body rested in state in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol. Those shown in this portion of the…

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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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