Independence Day Ceremony

At a ceremony at Independence Hall, people gathered to celebrate Independence Day with music by the Marty Portnoy Orchestra and the… read more

At a ceremony at Independence Hall, people gathered to celebrate Independence Day with music by the Marty Portnoy Orchestra and the Philadelphia Boys Choir. Participants heard patriotic songs and portions of the Declaration of Independence. The Philadelphia Liberty Medal was presented in absentia to King Hussein and to Shimon Peres. In their remarks, the Jordanian ambassador and Mr. Peres paid tribute to each other and to the U.S. for the struggle to create a lasting peace in the Middle East. The ceremony concluded with Muslim and Hebrew prayers. close

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  • Aikens, Martha Special Assistant White House->National Security
  • Clarke, Richard A. Assistant Secretary (Former) Department of State->Political Military Affairs
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Independence Day Ceremony

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Program ID:
73338-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Jul 4, 1996

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  • Jul 04, 1996 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 04, 1996 | 5:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 04, 1996 | 8:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 04, 1996 | 11:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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