Martin Luther King Day Celebration

President Bush spoke at a program honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. titled “Let Freedom Ring,” which was held in… read more

President Bush spoke at a program honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. titled “Let Freedom Ring,” which was held in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. He spoke about the work of the civil rights leader and the late Ms. Rosa Parks, who was honored with the John Thompson Jr. Legacy of the Dream Award.

The program included gospel music from the Let Freedom Ring Celebration Choir, which includes members of the Metropolitan Music Ministry of the Metropolitan Baptist Church, the Capitol Hill Seventh-Day Adventist Church, and Georgetown University students. Georgetown University student Neal Fisher, Jr. joined the program as the first-ever recipient of the Legacy of a Dream Scholarship, sponsored by Target. close

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Martin Luther King Day Celebration

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Program ID:
190731-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 16, 2006
Last Aired:
Jan 17, 2006

Airing Details

  • Jan 16, 2006 | 2:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 16, 2006 | 3:09pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 16, 2006 | 9:10pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 17, 2006 | 2:05am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 17, 2006 | 5:31am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 17, 2006 | 5:20pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 17, 2006 | 8:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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