State Opening of Parliament

Queen Elizabeth II opened the British Parliament in this annual ceremony at the House of Lords. She proceeded into the House of Lords… read more

Queen Elizabeth II opened the British Parliament in this annual ceremony at the House of Lords. She proceeded into the House of Lords and then sent the Gentleman of the Black Rod to invite the assembled Commons' members in to hear her remarks. In her remarks, she outlined the agenda of the governing administration. Preliminary activities and processions were shown with voiceover commentary by Vivian White and an interview with Professor Bogdanor. The voice of Edward Jones, Gentleman of the Black Rod, was also heard explaining his duties. close

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State Opening of Parliament

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Program ID:
76047-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Oct 23, 1996
Last Aired:
Oct 28, 1996

Airing Details

  • Oct 23, 1996 | 5:44am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 24, 1996 | 2:28am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 27, 1996 | 9:02pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 28, 1996 | 12:03am EST | C-SPAN 1

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