Croatia Crash Victims' Ceremony

President Clinton, Vice President Gore, Alma Brown and large crowd of relatives and friends were at Dover Air Force Base to receive the… read more

President Clinton, Vice President Gore, Alma Brown and large crowd of relatives and friends were at Dover Air Force Base to receive the remains of Commerce Secretary Ron Brown and other Americans killed Wednesday in a plane crash in Croatia. The flag-draped coffins were carried from a military transport plane by military pallbearers from the various armed services. Each coffin was placed in a separate hearse while hymns were played by a military band. Then President Clinton spoke of the mission of the Commerce Department officials and private businessmen to Eastern Europe and of their dedication and patriotism. Cabinet secretaries, other administration officials and members of Congress were in the audience. close

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Croatia Crash Victims' Ceremony

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Program ID:
71098-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Dover, Delaware, United States
First Aired:
Apr 6, 1996
Last Aired:
Apr 7, 1996

Airing Details

  • Apr 06, 1996 | 5:49pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 06, 1996 | 10:06pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 07, 1996 | 3:11am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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