Jack Swigert Statue Unveiling

Participants celebrated the unveiling of a statue of Jack Swigert, the former Apollo astronaut who was also elected to Congress in 1982 in… read more

Participants celebrated the unveiling of a statue of Jack Swigert, the former Apollo astronaut who was also elected to Congress in 1982 in Colorado but died before taking office. Friends and former colleagues spoke about Mr. Swigert and Speaker Gingrich reminded the audience that each state is represented by two statues in Statuary Hall in the Capitol which he called the "heart of freedom". Mr. Swigert died of cancer just before taking the oath of office in the House. close

Javascript must be enabled in order to access C-SPAN videos.

People in this video

More People

Hosting Organization

Series

More information about

Jack Swigert Statue Unveiling

199 Views
Program ID:
81502-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 23, 1997

Airing Details

  • May 23, 1997 | 1:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Purchase a DVD or Download

Jack Swigert Statue Unveiling

  • DVD
    Length:
    00:49:00
    Price:
    $29.95
    Add to Cart
  • MP3 audio
    Length:
    00:49:00
    Price:
    $0.99
    Add to Cart

Clips from This Video