Citadel Commencement Address

President Reagan delivered the commencement address to the 150th graduating class at Citadel Military Academy. In his often humorous… read more

President Reagan delivered the commencement address to the 150th

graduating class at Citadel Military Academy. In his often humorous

speech, the president praised the members of the U.S. military,

reflected on the performance of the U.S. military during his

presidency, and condemned his critics who argued against his buildup

of the military during the 1980s. Following his remarks, the former

president was presented with a scale model of the academy’s landmark

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

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Citadel Commencement Address

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Program ID:
40754-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 16, 1993
Last Aired:
Jun 19, 2000

Airing Details

  • May 16, 1993 | 11:57am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 17, 1993 | 2:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 17, 1993 | 1:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 18, 2000 | 12:23pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 19, 2000 | 4:52am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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