Freedom Award Presentations

Norman Ornstein presented the award to Richard Baker, who became the first Senate historian in 1975. An advocate for the openness of… read more

Norman Ornstein presented the award to Richard Baker, who became the first Senate historian in 1975. An advocate for the openness of government, he drafted the Senate’s first rules for access to its records at that National Archives. Mr. Baker spoke about the history of preserving government records. 

Frank Mankiewicz presented the award to Ambassador George McGovern. During 22 years in the U.S. Congress he was instrumental in creating programs to alleviate hunger, including Food for Peace, the school lunch program, and food stamps. After his 1972 presidential campaign as the Democratic nominee, he continued his leadership in the battle against world hunger. Former Senator McGovern spoke about his current work on the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program and his recent book Abraham Lincoln (Times Books; December 23, 2008). close

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Program ID:
289374-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 25, 2009
Last Aired:
Oct 21, 2012

Airing Details

  • Oct 25, 2009 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 25, 2009 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 26, 2009 | 1:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 26, 2009 | 7:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 20, 2009 | 1:07pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 20, 2009 | 7:06pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 21, 2009 | 1:06am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 21, 2009 | 7:06am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 21, 2012 | 10:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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