Lying in Repose

An estimated 30,000 people viewed the casket of former President Richard Milhous Nixon during the evening before and morning of the former… read more

An estimated 30,000 people viewed the casket of former President

Richard Milhous Nixon during the evening before and morning of the

former president’s funeral. Former President Nixon died Friday,

April 22, 1994 only days after a major stroke.

The live program was interrupted briefly with video clips of Reps. Bill Emerson (R-MO), Don Young (R-AK), Robert Michel (R-IL), and Senators Robert Bennett (R-UT), Alfonse D’Amato (R-NY), and John Chafee (R-RI) reminiscing about President Nixon.

Also live coverage was shown during the program of President Clinton departing the White House and then of Air Force One departing Andrews Air Force Base for the funeral. close

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

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Lying in Repose

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Program ID:
56427-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Yorba Linda, California, United States
First Aired:
Apr 27, 1994

Airing Details

  • Apr 27, 1994 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 27, 1994 | 10:21am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 27, 1994 | 12:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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