Vietnam Veterans Memorial Ceremony

The annual Memorial Day observance held at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. included a proclamation to begin the national… read more

The annual Memorial Day observance held at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. included a proclamation to begin the national commemoration of the Vietnam War’s 50th anniversary. President Obama and other dignitaries made remarks. The ceremony, co-hosted by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund and the National Park Service, included wreath-layings by patriotic organizations, presentation and retirement of the colors, and music by the U.S. Marine Band and Army Chorus. The invocation included a message from the Reverend Billy Graham. The presidential proclamation was read by Medal of Honor recipient Brian Thacker. Tom Selleck was the master of ceremony.

This ceremony marked the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the Vietnam War and the start of 13 years of commemoration of those who served in that war. close

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

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial Ceremony

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Program ID:
306239-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 28, 2012
Last Aired:
May 29, 2012

Airing Details

  • May 28, 2012 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • May 28, 2012 | 1:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 28, 2012 | 1:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 28, 2012 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 28, 2012 | 8:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 28, 2012 | 8:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 29, 2012 | 1:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 29, 2012 | 1:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 29, 2012 | 1:33am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 29, 2012 | 4:41am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 29, 2012 | 5:10am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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