Ronald Reagan National Airport Debate

Beginning at about 2:05 p.m., senators discussed a proposal to rename the Washington National Airport in suburban Washington, DC, to the… read more

Beginning at about 2:05 p.m., senators discussed a proposal to rename the Washington National Airport in suburban Washington, DC, to the Ronald Reagan National Airport in honor of the former president. Supporters of the bill, S. 1295, said it was appropriate to honor the president in this manner and opponents said local government and citizens did not want the name change. Supporters of the bill wanted the bill to become law in time for President Reagan’s birthday, February 7. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Ronald Reagan National Airport Debate

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Program ID:
99734-1
Category:
Senate Highlight
Format:
Senate Highlight
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 30, 1998
Last Aired:
Feb 2, 1998

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  • Jan 30, 1998 | 5:29pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 31, 1998 | 4:31am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 02, 1998 | 6:47am EST | C-SPAN 2
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