Statue of Freedom Replacement

As a prelude to the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the U.S. Capitol Building, the 130-year-old Statue of Freedom was returned to… read more

As a prelude to the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the U.S. Capitol Building, the 130-year-old Statue of Freedom was returned to the top of the Capitol dome after a 5-month restoration process costing $750,000. Mr. Brown and Representative Mica discussed the architecture of the Capitol Building and the decorative painting under the cast-iron dome. Ms. Merk-Gould discussed the restoration process and Mr. Ramage discussed the moving of the statue. Music was played periodically and President Clinton and other dignitaries were seen gathering for the ceremony. close

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Statue of Freedom Replacement

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Program ID:
51789-1
Category:
White House Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 23, 1993
Last Aired:
Oct 25, 1993

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  • Oct 23, 1993 | 9:33am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 24, 1993 | 3:50am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 24, 1993 | 8:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 25, 1993 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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