Dorothy Height Funeral Service

Funeral service honoring the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Dorothy I. Height was held. Dr. Height, who was… read more

Funeral service honoring the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Dorothy I. Height was held. Dr. Height, who was chair and president emerita of the National Council of Negro Women, died at the age of 98 on Tuesday, April 20, 2010.

President Obama delivered the eulogy.

The television signal was lost briefly near the end of the program after the funeral had concluded. Coverage continued as the coffin was moved to a hearse.  close

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

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Program ID:
293240-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 29, 2010
Last Aired:
Apr 30, 2010

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  • Apr 29, 2010 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 29, 2010 | 7:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 29, 2010 | 11:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 30, 2010 | 1:13am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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