Tribute to America's First Ladies Six of the seven living first ladies attended a gala celebrating their efforts to create a new outdoor garden at the United States Botanic… read more

Tribute to America's First Ladies Six of the seven living first ladies attended a gala celebrating their efforts to create a new outdoor garden at the United States Botanic Garden. The garden would be a living tribute to the accomplishments of the nation’s first ladies. The event was hosted by Mr. Griffin and Ms. George, and Representative Michel sang the National Anthem. Following addresses by the first lady and the president, Johnny Mathis entertained the audience with several songs.

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was unable to attend the event due to her ongoing battle with cancer. The former first lady died eight days later. close

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Program ID:
56713-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 29, 1994
Last Aired:
May 30, 1994

Airing Details

  • May 29, 1994 | 9:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 30, 1994 | 12:35am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 30, 1994 | 9:57am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 30, 1994 | 1:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 30, 1994 | 6:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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