Memorial Service

A memorial service was held in Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol for
Rep. Silvio O. Conte who died on Feb. 8, 1991. The speakers
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A memorial service was held in Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol for

Rep. Silvio O. Conte who died on Feb. 8, 1991. The speakers

remembered Conte and told stories about the colorful representative.

Rep. Conte, who had served in Congress since 1958, was the only Republican

from Massachusetts and was the ranking minority member of the House

Appropriations Committee. He was known for his speeches on the floor

that often mixed humor and verse and attacks on pork barrel

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Program ID:
16794-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 27, 1991
Last Aired:
Mar 3, 1991

Airing Details

  • Feb 27, 1991 | 11:59am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 28, 1991 | 2:35am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 28, 1991 | 8:25am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 03, 1991 | 4:35pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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