Rock the Vote Awards

The annual Rock the Vote awards dinner honored former President Bill Clinton with its first Lifetime Achievement award, which he accepted… read more

The annual Rock the Vote awards dinner honored former President Bill Clinton with its first Lifetime Achievement award, which he accepted via videotape. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) were honored with the Rock the Nation awards. The musical group Black Eyed Peas received an award for promoting voter registration during their concerts. The dinner’s co-chairs were former Republican vice presidential candidate Jack Kemp and former DNC chairman Terry McAuliffe. The Urban Nation Hip-hop Choir and others provided music. This event took place at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C.

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Rock the Vote Awards

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Program ID:
187098-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Public Affairs Event
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 9, 2005
Last Aired:
Jul 2, 2005

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  • Jun 09, 2005 | 1:05am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 02, 2005 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 02, 2005 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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