Lieutenant Flipper Pardoning Ceremony

President Clinton posthumously pardoned Lieutenant Henry Flipper, the first African-American graduate of the U.S. Military Academy who had… read more

President Clinton posthumously pardoned Lieutenant Henry Flipper, the first African-American graduate of the U.S. Military Academy who had been court-martialed in 1881 on charges of embezzling commissary funds. He was acquitted of the charge but found guilty of conduct unbecoming an officer. close

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Lieutenant Flipper Pardoning Ceremony

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Program ID:
120503-1
Category:
White House Event
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Statement
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 19, 1999
Last Aired:
Feb 21, 1999

Airing Details

  • Feb 19, 1999 | 6:33pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 20, 1999 | 7:09am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 20, 1999 | 10:35pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 21, 1999 | 6:42pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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