Memorial Convocation

President Bush spoke at a memorial convocation to mourn the deaths of 33 people killed by a gunman on the Virginia Tech campus the previous… read more

President Bush spoke at a memorial convocation to mourn the deaths of 33 people killed by a gunman on the Virginia Tech campus the previous day. University officials and others spoke about the tragedy, the sense of loss experienced by the community, and the need to both remember and move forward. The audience consisted mostly of university students wearing orange and maroon school colors. close

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

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  • Tom Brown Director Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ.->Student Life
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  • Bill King Minister Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ.
  • Susan Kurtz Professor Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ.
  • Jacob Lutz Rector Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ.
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  • Charles W. Steger President Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ.
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Program ID:
197642-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Statement
Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 17, 2007
Last Aired:
Apr 17, 2008

Airing Details

  • Apr 17, 2007 | 2:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 17, 2007 | 7:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 18, 2007 | 12:06am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 18, 2007 | 5:50am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 16, 2008 | 8:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 17, 2008 | 2:14am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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