Salute to Congress Dinner

The Washington Press Club Foundation held is annual Salute to Congress dinner with speeches by Senator Specter, Rep. Hoyer, and… read more

The Washington Press Club Foundation held is annual Salute to Congress dinner with speeches by Senator Specter, Rep. Hoyer, and journalist Andrea Mitchell who presented the awards. A lifetime achievement award was presented to Washington Post Capitol Hill correspondent Helen Dewar. A short video was shown in honor of Ms. Dewar containing words of praise from Senators Edward Kennedy and John McCain, and others. 

Ms. Dewar was ill and unable to attend the dinner. close

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

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  • Rebecca Carr President Washington Press Club Foundation
  • Adam Clymer Editor (Former) New York Times->Washington Bureau
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Salute to Congress Dinner

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Program ID:
191113-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 9, 2006
Last Aired:
Feb 12, 2006

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  • Feb 09, 2006 | 5:47am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 11, 2006 | 9:58pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 12, 2006 | 1:11am EST | C-SPAN 1
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