Senator Jesse Helms Funeral

A funeral service was held at Hayes Barton Baptist Church for former United States Senator Jesse Helms, who died on Friday, July 4, 2008 in… read more

A funeral service was held at Hayes Barton Baptist Church for former United States Senator Jesse Helms, who died on Friday, July 4, 2008 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Eulogies were given by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senator Helms’s former Chief of Staff Jimmy Broughton, and Jennifer Knox and Mike Stewart, two of Senator Helms' grandchildren. Senator McConnell told of Senator Helms' kindness and said, “He put duty above all else - duty to God, to country, to family...the simple duty of treating other people well.” Senator Helms began his career in radio, television, and newspapers, and served in the Senate from 1973-2003, chairing the Senate Foreign Relations Committee from 1995-2001. close

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Senator Jesse Helms Funeral

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Program ID:
206305-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Jul 8, 2008
Last Aired:
Jul 13, 2008

Airing Details

  • Jul 08, 2008 | 2:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 08, 2008 | 9:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 09, 2008 | 4:45am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 12, 2008 | 9:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 13, 2008 | 1:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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