Ambassador to Soviet Union Swearing-In

President Bush delivered remarks concerning the ongoing coup in the Soviet Union following a ceremonial swearing-in of Robert Strauss as… read more

President Bush delivered remarks concerning the ongoing coup in the Soviet Union following a ceremonial swearing-in of Robert Strauss as U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union. He said Mr. Strauss would immediately travel to the Soviet Union as a special envoy, but would not officially recognize the leaders of the coup. The president said the U.S. would refuse to establish normal relations with the coup leaders. President Bush also responded to questions on the crisis in the Soviet Union, and repeated his statement that “sometimes coups fail.” close

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Ambassador to Soviet Union Swearing-In

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Program ID:
20741-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Rose Garden, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 20, 1991
Last Aired:
Aug 16, 2006

Airing Details

  • Aug 20, 1991 | 10:30am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 20, 1991 | 5:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 20, 1991 | 8:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 21, 1991 | 2:08am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 21, 1991 | 4:26am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 21, 1991 | 7:24am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 24, 1991 | 1:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 25, 1991 | 10:25am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 14, 2006 | 10:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 15, 2006 | 2:23am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 15, 2006 | 7:20am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 16, 2006 | 10:22am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 16, 2006 | 2:23pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 16, 2006 | 7:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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