Human Rights Day

President Clinton presented the Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Award on the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Universal Declaration of… read more

President Clinton presented the Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Award

on the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Universal Declaration

of Human Rights. President Clinton praised the work that Mrs.

Clinton had done to further the cause of human rights particularly on

behalf of women around the world. He also reflected on the passage

of the declaration and the problems that still face the world. The awards were presented to Robert Bernstein, Betty Bao Lord, Dorothy Thomas, and Rep. John Lewis. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
116226-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Statement
Location:
Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 10, 1998
Last Aired:
Dec 11, 1998

Airing Details

  • Dec 10, 1998 | 10:25am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 10, 1998 | 7:58pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 11, 1998 | 6:56am EST | C-SPAN 2
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