Women's History Month

President Bush and the first lady welcomed an audience of women dignitaries to celebrate Women’s History Month and International… read more

President Bush and the first lady welcomed an audience of women dignitaries to celebrate Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day. The president talked about women in history who have made a difference, and about U.S. programs in Africa and elsewhere that aid women and promote women’s rights. He also spoke about the accomplishments of women such as Madawi Hassoun of Saudi Arabia, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia, and others.

President Bush signed the Women’s History Month proclamation with the first lady, Secretaries Chao and Peters, and female members of Congress standing behind him. close

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

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Women's History Month

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204360-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
East Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 11, 2008
Last Aired:
Mar 18, 2008

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  • Mar 11, 2008 | 2:09am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 18, 2008 | 8:37am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 18, 2008 | 12:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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