Medal of Honor Presentation

President Clinton presented seven African-American World War II veterans, six posthumously, with the Congressional Medal of… read more

President Clinton presented seven African-American World War II veterans, six posthumously, with the Congressional Medal of Honor. Seventy-seven-year-old Vernon Baker was the only honoree still alive. They are the first African-Americans from that war to receive the highest U.S. military commendation. In his remarks, the president highlighted the commitment of such African-American soldiers to die for a nation which still did not treat them equally. close

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Medal of Honor Presentation

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Program ID:
77874-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Statement
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 13, 1997
Last Aired:
Jul 4, 2003

Airing Details

  • Jan 13, 1997 | 1:08pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 13, 1997 | 4:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 13, 1997 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 14, 1997 | 1:11am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 04, 2003 | 4:06am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 04, 2003 | 4:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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