Veterans' Adjustment to Civilian Life, Keynote Speeches

Former President George W. Bush, Jill Biden, and others spoke at an event on helping veterans transition from military to civilian… read more

Former President George W. Bush, Jill Biden, and others spoke at an event on helping veterans transition from military to civilian life. Topics included unemployment, addiction, and the stigma surrounding mental illnesses such as post-traumatic stress disorder. President Bush talked about challenges for veterans, including post-traumatic stress disorder and unemployment. He also shared stories of veterans who successfully re-entered civilian life and efforts to empower them. Jill Biden spoke about her son’s deployment to Iraq and her work with veterans. The event also included a panel discussion on employing veterans and the value they could bring to the private sector.

This event was part of the George W. Bush Institute’s Military Service Initiative Summit, “Empowering Our Nation’s Warriors,” held at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas. close

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Program ID:
317887-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Dallas, Texas, United States
First Aired:
May 24, 2014
Last Aired:
Jun 30, 2014

Airing Details

  • May 24, 2014 | 1:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 25, 2014 | 10:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 26, 2014 | 1:57am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 26, 2014 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • May 26, 2014 | 12:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 27, 2014 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • May 27, 2014 | 5:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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  • Jun 27, 2014 | 10:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 30, 2014 | 8:34am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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