The U.S. Refugee Program

The U.S. State Department hosted a day-long program commemorating “Refugee Day.” A featured speaker at the event was General… read more

The U.S. State Department hosted a day-long program commemorating “Refugee Day.” A featured speaker at the event was General Colin Powell. He and two other staff members of the Joint Chiefs spoke with the audience about recent U.S. efforts to bring relief to refugees, such as during the Persian Gulf War, and after the flooding in Bangladesh. The ceremonies included a mass swearing-in of former refugees to become American citizens, and recognition of the contributions of individual refugees to American society. close

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Program ID:
22427-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 31, 1991
Last Aired:
Nov 3, 1991

Airing Details

  • Oct 31, 1991 | 12:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 03, 1991 | 1:48am EST | C-SPAN 2
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