Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

President Bush participated in a Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring the Tuskegee Airmen and their service to the United… read more

President Bush participated in a Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring the Tuskegee Airmen and their service to the United States. The ceremony, held in the Capitol Rotunda, featured speeches by congressional leaders, members of the Tuskegee Airmen, and others, as well as a musical tribute by Walter Sigler and Jeff Majors. 

Approximately 350 Tuskegee Airmen and their widows were collectively awarded the Medal, which will go on display at the Smithsonian Institution. Individual honorees will receive bronze replicas. close

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  • Archer, Lee Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) U.S. Air Force->Tuskegee Airman
  • Black, Barry C. Chief (Former) U.S. Navy->Chaplain Corps
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Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

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Program ID:
197394-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Statement
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 29, 2007
Last Aired:
May 28, 2007

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  • Mar 29, 2007 | 6:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 28, 2007 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 28, 2007 | 4:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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