Texas Book Festival Keynote Address

Former President Bill Clinton gave the keynote address at the opening of the Texas Book Festival in the House Chamber of the Texas… read more

Former President Bill Clinton gave the keynote address at the opening of the Texas Book Festival in the House Chamber of the Texas Capitol. He spoke about the role of the president, American politics, and the writing of his memoir My Life. He said the three most important things to happen since the end of the cold war were that more than half of the world population lived under democracy, the rise of the Internet as an instrument of political power, and the rise of the nongovernmental organization. Following his speech, President Clinton responded to questions and comments from members of the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Texas Book Festival Keynote Address

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Program ID:
189619-3
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Austin, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Oct 29, 2005
Last Aired:
Nov 26, 2005

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  • Oct 29, 2005 | 12:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 30, 2005 | 6:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 26, 2005 | 12:45pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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