Celebration for Representative John Dingell

Congressional leaders held a celebration recognizing Representative John Dingell (D-MI) as the longest-serving member of the U.S.… read more

Congressional leaders held a celebration recognizing Representative John Dingell (D-MI) as the longest-serving member of the U.S. Congress.*Elected in 1955, Congressman Dingell had served in Congress for over 57 years and on June 7, 2013, passed the record of the late Senator Robert Byrd. It was announced that a committee room would be named after Representative Dingell, and a copy of the portrait hanging in that room was presented to him. 

Mary Wilson, from The Supremes, led Representatives Pelosi and Edwards, Secretary Sebelius, and Mrs. Dingell in singing and dancing to “Stop! In the Name of Love.” She also sang two other songs and the U.S. Army Band Chorus performed the national anthem. close

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313325-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 13, 2013
Last Aired:
Jul 4, 2013

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  • Jun 13, 2013 | 3:30pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Jun 13, 2013 | 7:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 15, 2013 | 8:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 16, 2013 | 12:15am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 16, 2013 | 11:30am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jul 04, 2013 | 4:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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