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  • Democratic Presidential Candidates Debate at the 1987 Iowa State Fair
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    Democratic Presidential Candidates Debate at the 1987 Iowa State Fair

    Democratic candidates participated in a debate at the 1987 Iowa State Fair for the Democratic presidential nomination for the 1988 campaign.

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  • Democratic Convention Evening Session
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    Democratic Convention Evening Session

    In the second day of the Democratic Convention, Jesse Jackson criticized Republicans and Colin Powell. Former Governor Mario Cuomo (NY) scolded President Clinton for signing welfare reform legislation. House Minority…

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  • Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony
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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

    Congress honored Rosa Parks for her courage when she defied authority by refusing to relinquish her seat on a bus to a white man in 1955 and her advocacy of civil rights since then. Ms. Parks…

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  • Democratic Presidential Candidates Forum
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    Democratic Presidential Candidates Forum

    Following introductory remarks by moderator Reverend Jackson, each candidate gave two minutes of opening remarks. Their remarks were followed by a series of questions from members of the…

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  • Town Hall Meeting
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    Town Hall Meeting

    Participants talked about the global economy and poverty, health and environmental issues, homeland security, and their impact on the African-American community. Following some introductory…

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  • Enron Bankruptcy
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    Enron Bankruptcy

    Democratic leaders met with former Enron employees and spoke to reporters about the financial well-being of the former employees and about potential federal aid for those hurt by the Enron…

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  • Congressional Black Caucus SwearingIn
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    Congressional Black Caucus Swearing-In

    The ceremony opened with a prayer by Reverend Jackson and the singing of “The National Anthem” and “The Negro National Anthem” by Tonya Lewis and “A Family Choir.” Other musical numbers…

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  • AntiImpeachment Rally
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    Anti-Impeachment Rally

    Participants gathered to urge the House of Representatives not to pass articles of impeachment against President Clinton. They argued that the process had been partisan and unfair,…

    599 views
  • Unity Luncheon Speeches
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    Unity Luncheon Speeches

    Rev. Jackson and Rep. Gephardt addressed the League of United Latin American Citizens in subsequent speeches. Rev. Jackson talked about the opportunities at hand to address the problems of…

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  • Child Nutrition Programs
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    Child Nutrition Programs

    The participants spoke at a rally focusing on the effects of legislation on child nutrition programs. The Republican legislation specifically affects funding for school lunches, WIC and…

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  • Richard Gephardt Roast
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    Richard Gephardt Roast

    Friends and peers cajoled Representative Gephardt during a celebrity roast.

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  • Open Phones Democratic Convention Coverage
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    Open Phones: Democratic Convention Coverage

    Phone lines were opened for callers with questions or comments concerning the National Democratic Convention and the upcoming election. Vignettes of Representative Gephardt, the Convention, an…

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  • Economic Policy and Working Americans
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    Economic Policy and Working Americans

    National Rainbow Coalition (NRC) convened a panel entitled, “Working People’s Economic Panel: Watering the Roots,” as part of their national conference “Empowerment '92: A Call to Action,” in…

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  • Keynote Address
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    Keynote Address

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  • Democratic Candidates Debate
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    Democratic Candidates Debate

    The seven primary candidates for the Democratic nomination for president gathered in a debate at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, New Hampshire. The debate was hosted by the…

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  • Democratic Presidential Candidates Forum
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    Democratic Presidential Candidates Forum

    The six candidates for the Democratic nomination for President spoke to the New Hampshire State Democratic Party Convention as a part of their campaigns for the nomination. Each candidate…

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  • Democratic Debate on Social Policy
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    Democratic Debate on Social Policy

    The Democratic Leadership Council sponsored a debate on the issue of social policy for the candidates for the Democratic nomination for president at Tulane University in New Orleans,…

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  • Democratic Candidates Debate
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    Democratic Candidates Debate

    Democratic presidential candidates debated national issues. The major focus of the debate was the domestic issues such as education and housing.

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  • Candidates Debate National Security
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    Candidates Debate: National Security

    Democratic presidential candidates debated the issue of National Security. There were several issues discussed over the course of the debate but the primary interests were Central America…

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  • Independent Action Roast
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    Independent Action Roast

    Guests roasted Senator Bill Bradley.

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