Jobs for America's Graduates

President Bush spoke on “empowerment,” the administration’s term for allowing parents to choose their children’s… read more

President Bush spoke on “empowerment,” the administration’s term for allowing parents to choose their children’s school, which was to be an element of the White House’s education policy. This speech follows two recent developments which tarnished Bush’s image as the "education president": Education Secretary Cavazos resigned December 13, under pressure from the White House for not being more forceful in implementing Bush’s policies, and the announcement of the cancellation of college scholarship programs for minorities. close

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

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Program ID:
15337-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 12, 1990
Last Aired:
Dec 16, 1990

Airing Details

  • Dec 12, 1990 | 12:22pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 12, 1990 | 11:20pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 13, 1990 | 4:43am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 16, 1990 | 6:10am EST | C-SPAN 2
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