Senator Byrd Memorial Service

A “celebration of life” memorial service was held for Senator Robert Byrd at the West Virginia State Capitol. Presidents… read more

A “celebration of life” memorial service was held for Senator Robert Byrd at the West Virginia State Capitol. Presidents Obama, Clinton and Vice President Biden, along with dignitaries, spoke at the service. During the eulogy, President Obama noted, “He was my friend, that is how I will remember him.” The service included blue grass music, a singalong to John Denver’s “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” patriotic tunes performed by a military band, and a bagpipe rendition of “Amazing Grace.” close

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Senator Byrd Memorial Service

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Program ID:
294355-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Charleston, West Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 2, 2010
Last Aired:
Jan 1, 2011

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  • Jul 02, 2010 | 11:26am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 02, 2010 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 02, 2010 | 11:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 03, 2010 | 4:44am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 04, 2010 | 5:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 31, 2010 | 1:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 01, 2011 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
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