Congressional Gold Medal

Members of Congress presented Mother Teresa with a Congressional Gold Medal for her years of humanitarian work in developing… read more

Members of Congress presented Mother Teresa with a Congressional Gold Medal for her years of humanitarian work in developing countries. The D.C. Boys Choir performed at the ceremony as did Mr. Phipps. Rep. Hyde spoke of Mother Teresa’s compassion and quoted Camus to illustrate the work of Mother Teresa and her missionaries. Sen. Lott said the ceremony was done for the sake of Mother Teresa’s work not for selfish reasons and her following in the footsteps of Jesus Christ. Mother Teresa spoke and thanked Congress for its generosity and urged others to help those less fortunate than they. close

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Congressional Gold Medal

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Program ID:
86430-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 5, 1997
Last Aired:
Aug 28, 2004

Airing Details

  • Jun 05, 1997 | 4:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 05, 1997 | 9:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 06, 1997 | 1:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 06, 1997 | 8:20am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 08, 1997 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 05, 1997 | 3:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 05, 1997 | 9:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 26, 2004 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 26, 2004 | 8:33am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 28, 2004 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 28, 2004 | 8:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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