George Washington's Farewell Address

Senator Kempthorne, honoring a Senate tradition, repeated President George Washington’s farewell address on the floor of the Senate… read more

Senator Kempthorne, honoring a Senate tradition, repeated President George Washington’s farewell address on the floor of the Senate to commemorate President Washington’s birthday. In the address, President Washington urged the young country not to get involved in foreign conflicts, setting forth a foreign policy perspective that would last into the 19th century. close

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

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George Washington's Farewell Address

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Program ID:
38229-1
Category:
Senate Highlight
Format:
Senate Highlight
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 25, 1993
Last Aired:
Feb 27, 1993

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  • Feb 25, 1993 | 2:39am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 27, 1993 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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