Agriculture Secretary Confirmation Hearing

The committee heard testimony on the confirmation of Edward Madigan to the position of Secretary of the Department of… read more

The committee heard testimony on the confirmation of Edward Madigan to the position of Secretary of the Department of Agriculture. Rep. Madigan, formerly a Republican House member and ranking member of the House Agriculture committee, was nominated to replace Clayton Yeutter resigned to take the chair of the national Republican committee. Senators Simon, Symms and Dixon and Reps. de la Garza and Coleman spoke in favor of Rep. Madigan’s confirmation. Rep. Madigan stated his priorities and concerns in agriculture policies, and responded to questions from the committee on his record as ranking member of the House Agriculture committee. On Thursday, March 7, 1991, the Senate voted 99 to 0 to confirm Rep. Madigan as Secretary of Agriculture. close

People in this video

More People

Hosting Organization

More information about

Agriculture Secretary Confirmation Hearing

56 Views
Program ID:
16935-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 5, 1991
Last Aired:
Mar 10, 1991

Airing Details

  • Mar 05, 1991 | 9:33am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 06, 1991 | 1:37am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 09, 1991 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 10, 1991 | 2:25am EST | C-SPAN 2
Purchase a DVD or Download

Agriculture Secretary Confirmation Hearing

  • DVD
    Length:
    02:07:00
    Price:
    $29.95
    Add to Cart
  • MP4 video - Standard
    Length:
    02:07:00
    Price:
    $6.99
    Add to Cart
  • MP4 video - Low
    Request Download
  • MP3 audio
    Length:
    02:07:00
    Price:
    $0.99
    Add to Cart