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    Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

    Members of Congress gathered for the annual Capitol Christmas tree lighting ceremony. The 2013 tree, an 88-foot Engelmann Spruce, came from Colville National Forest in Washington state.

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    2013 Presidential Inaugural Activities Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments as live scenes were shown of the Commander-in-Chief’s Ball at the Washington Convention Center.

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    2013 Presidential Inaugural Activities

    Following the public inaugural ceremony at the U.S. Capitol, telephone lines were open for comments on the event. Footage of several other related events was also shown including a…

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    Presidential Inauguration Swearing-In Rehearsal

    Members of the military stood in for the principals during a rehearsal of the swearing-in ceremony for the 57th presidential inauguration.

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    Presidential Inauguration Swearing-In Rehearsal

    Members of the military stood in for the principals during a rehearsal of the swearing-in ceremony for the 57th presidential inauguration.

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    Presidential Inauguration Swearing-In Rehearsal

    Members of the military stood in for the principals during a rehearsal of the swearing-in ceremony for the 57th presidential inauguration.

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    Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

    The lighting of the Capitol Christmas tree and the opening holiday ceremonies.

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    2009 Inaugural Ceremony Arrivals

    Dignitaries, officials and invited guests arrived and took their places on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol prior to the inauguration of Barack Obama.

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    President Obama 2009 Inaugural Address

    President Obama delivered his inaugural address, focusing on themes of sacrifice and renewal.  The address is a portion of the inaugural ceremony available on program 283479-1 and on…

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    President Obama Signing Event

    As his first official act, President Obama signed cabinet secretary nomination certificates.

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    President Obama 2009 Inaugural Ceremony

    President Obama addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the presidential inauguration ceremony. In his address he spoke about the themes of sacrifice and renewal, calling…

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    President Clinton 1993 Inaugural Ceremony

    President Clinton addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the presidential inauguration ceremony. In his remarks, the president called for Americans to assume greater…

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    Congressional September 11 Remembrance Ceremony

    Members gathered on the west House steps of the Capitol for words of remembrance and a moment of silence to mark the seventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. The…

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    Republican Energy Protest

    Republican members of Congress met on the west steps of the Capitol to talk about the historic post-adjournment meetings they had been holding on the House Floor to continue talking about…

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    Dalai Lama Welcome Remarks

    Following the formal award ceremony inside the Capitol Rotunda for the Congressional Gold Medal, the Dalai Lama spoke to those gathered outside the West Front of the Capitol.

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    Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

    Mr. Hantman, Representative Dennis Hastert, and eight-year old Micah Joe participated in the annual lighting of the Capitol Christmas Tree on the grounds of the Capitol…

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    Republican Rally

    Republican leaders spoke to reporters on the steps of the U.S. Capitol about their legislative agenda and progress made prior to their St. Patrick’s recess.

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    Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

    Senators Pete Domenici and Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico participated in lighting the Capitol Christmas Tree. It was an 80-foot-tall Engelmann Spruce from the Santa Fe National Forest in…

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    Presidential Inaugural Address

    President Bush delivered his second inaugural speech from the West Front of the Capitol. In his remarks he talked about America’s role in the world, promoting freedom and…

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    Inaugural Balls

    Portions of several Inaugural Balls, including the Freedom Ball at Union Station, the Texas/Wyoming Ball at the Convention Center, and the Commander-in-Chief Ball at the National Building…

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