20th Anniversary of the Persian Gulf War

Former President George H.W. Bush commemorated the 20th anniversary of the initiation of military operations to liberate Kuwait from Iraq… read more

Former President George H.W. Bush commemorated the 20th anniversary of the initiation of military operations to liberate Kuwait from Iraq by inviting Desert Storm veterans to a discussion among members of his foreign policy team and military advisers at that time and Kuwaiti officials. A video history of the Gulf War was shown which former President Bush narrated. Former Ambassador Ryan Crocker moderated.

The program opened with the colors and national anthem and closed with Lee Greenwood singing “Proud to Be an American.”

"20th Anniversary Commemoration of the Beginning of Military Operations to Liberate Kuwait" was a Lenore and Francis Humphrys International Speakers Program event in Texas A&M University’s Reed Arena co-sponsored by the Bush School of Government and Public Service and The Shell Oil Company. close

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

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20th Anniversary of the Persian Gulf War

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Program ID:
297623-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
College Station, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Feb 20, 2011
Last Aired:
Feb 27, 2011

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  • Feb 20, 2011 | 8:33am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 20, 2011 | 7:34pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 20, 2011 | 10:35pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 26, 2011 | 3:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 27, 2011 | 2:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
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