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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- Richard "Dick" M. Nixon U.S. President (Former) [R] United States
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