Tribute to America's First Ladies

Six of the seven living first ladies participated in the opening of the Washington Botanical Gardens. The gardens will be a living… read more

Six of the seven living first ladies participated in the opening of the Washington Botanical Gardens. The gardens will be a living tribute to the accomplishments of the nation’s first ladies. The event was hosted by Mr. Griffin and Ms. George, and Rep. Michel sang the National Anthem.

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

Following the address by the first lady and the president, Johnny Mathis entertained the audience with several songs. close

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

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Program ID:
56713-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Statement
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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