Harkin Campaign Appearances

Mr. Harkin, Iowa’s junior senator, was born in 1939 in Cumming, Iowa. He received his undergraduate degree from Iowa State… read more

Mr. Harkin, Iowa’s junior senator, was born in 1939 in Cumming, Iowa. He received his undergraduate degree from Iowa State University in 1962 and began service in the armed forces. He graduated from the Catholic University School of Law in 1972. During the trip back to his home state, Mr. Harkin toured the Golden Circle Business Center. He spoke first with the founders of the Laramy-K Optics Corporation, who explained to him the importance of the center in helping to start small business projects like their own in the state of Iowa. Mr. Harkin also visited the production facility for the creation of pasta chips and walked through the process of making homemade pasta. As a part of his tour, Senator Harkin met with business owners for an informal luncheon. He discussed the importance of “work days"--his plans to shadow workers in various occupations to learn more about their careers and. Senator Harkin has participated in a "work day” every month for the past seventeen years. "This gives me an insight into how people live their lives," he stated about the unique program. He gave his opinion of the strength of small business and asked and answered questions from members of the audience regarding government’s proper role in trying to stimulate and promote the development of small business in the United States. close

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Harkin Campaign Appearances

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Program ID:
18768-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Appearance
Location:
Des Moines, Iowa, United States
First Aired:
Jul 5, 1991
Last Aired:
Jul 8, 1991

Airing Details

  • Jul 05, 1991 | 5:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 07, 1991 | 6:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 07, 1991 | 9:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 08, 1991 | 12:35am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 08, 1991 | 4:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 08, 1991 | 8:12am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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