Senator Helms Announcement

North Carolina Republican Senator Jesse Helms announced his plans to retire and not seek reelection in 2002. The announcement was carried… read more

North Carolina Republican Senator Jesse Helms announced his plans to retire and not seek reelection in 2002. The announcement was carried live by WRAL-TV on the 6:00 p.m. news, followed by a video biography of the senator and interviews with Governor James Hunt and others on the impact of the decision. Political analysts talked about possible candidates for the empty seat in 2002. close

Javascript must be enabled in order to access C-SPAN videos.

People in this video

Hosting Organization

More Videos From

Senator Helms Announcement

More information about

Senator Helms Announcement

81 Views
Program ID:
165737-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Broadcast
Location:
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Aug 22, 2001
Last Aired:
Aug 27, 2001

Airing Details

  • Aug 22, 2001 | 5:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 26, 2001 | 6:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 26, 2001 | 9:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 27, 2001 | 12:34am EDT | C-SPAN 1