District of Columbia Anniversary

As part of the Distinguished Speakers Series, Mr. Graham discussed the 200th anniversary of the federal government moving to… read more

As part of the Distinguished Speakers Series, Mr. Graham discussed the 200th anniversary of the federal government moving to Washington, D.C. He discussed how the founders intended the capital to be a business and social center, but it took many years for that to develop. He attributed this slow development to the lack of voting representation in Congress and the lack of representation for companies. After his prepared remarks he answered questions from the audience. close

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District of Columbia Anniversary

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Program ID:
121837-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 17, 1999

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  • Mar 17, 1999 | 3:17am EST | C-SPAN 2
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