NEH Chairman Nomination

In an excerpt from the session of the U.S. Senate, senators debated the nomination of former University of Pennsylvania President Sheldon… read more

In an excerpt from the session of the U.S. Senate, senators debated the nomination of former University of Pennsylvania President Sheldon Hackney to head the National Endowment for the Humanities. Opponents of his nomination cited several incidents concerning racial issues on the University of Pennsylvania campus in which they claimed Mr. Hackney had not adequately defended students' right to free speech. Mr. Hackney’s nomination was confirmed by the Senate the previous day. close

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NEH Chairman Nomination

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Program ID:
47450-1
Category:
Senate Highlight
Format:
Senate Highlight
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 3, 1993

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  • Aug 03, 1993 | 12:34am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 03, 1993 | 4:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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