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  • 1988 State of the Union Address
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    1988 State of the Union Address

    President Ronald Reagan delivered his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. He talked about the values of work, family, religion and freedom. He set out several objectives: take…

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  • Preliminary Speech
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    Preliminary Speech

    Senator Edward Kennedy’s speech included the reasons why the Democratic party must and will win the 1988 presidential election.

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  • Keynote Address by Ann Richards
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    Keynote Address by Ann Richards

    Ann Richards of Texas delivered the keynote address to delegates at the Democratic National Convention.

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  • Tribute to Lady Bird Johnson
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    Tribute to Lady Bird Johnson

    In a special ceremony Speaker Wright and members of Congress praised former first lady, Lady Bird Johnson for her public service, especially for improving the quality of life in the U.S.…

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  • State of the Union Response
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    State of the Union Response

    The Senate majority leader Robert Byrd of West Virginia and the speaker of the U.S. House, James Wright of Texas, delivered the Democratic Party’s responses to President Reagan’s just…

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  • Keep Hope Alive Vigil
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    Keep Hope Alive Vigil

    Vice Presidential candidate Lloyd Bentsen spoke at a campaign rally along with Speaker of the House James Wright and the Reverend Jesse Jackson. The Keep Hope Alive vigil was directed at…

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  • Demonstration for Dukakis  Closing
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    Demonstration for Dukakis & Closing

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  • Georgetown Univ Bicentennial Convocation
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    Georgetown Univ. Bicentennial Convocation

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  • Preliminary Remarks
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    Preliminary Remarks

    The Democratic National Convention continued with preliminary remarks by party officials.

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  • House Session
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    House Session

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  • Bob Strauss Roast
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    Bob Strauss Roast

    The former chairman of the Democratic National Committee was roasted by fellow congressmen and other guests at a fund-raising event for congressional candidates. Speakers included…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    CR pp. H88-H240. The House, by a vote of 211 ayes to 219 noes failed to pass H.J. Res. 444, denying the President’s effort to continue military aid to the Nicaraguan Democratic Resistance…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House agreed to H.Res. 499 impeaching Alcee L. Hastings, Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, for high crimes and misdemeanors. The House disagreed to…

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  • Introductions Prior to Carter Speech
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    Introductions Prior to Carter Speech

    The Democratic National Convention continued with further introductions and the presentation of a video tribute to former President Jimmy Carter, who spoke next.

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  • Democratic Issues Conference
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    Democratic Issues Conference

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  • Reports  Election of Officials
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    Reports & Election of Officials

    The Democratic National Convention continued with reports from party officials and the election of officers.

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  • Introductory Speeches
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    Introductory Speeches

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    CR, pp.H1-H24. The second session of the 100th Congress convened. Representative-elect Clement of Tennessee was administered the oath of office. At 9:00 p.m. the House will meet jointly with the…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House failed to suspend the rules and pass H.R. 4646, amended, to require the Federal Savings and Loan Corporation to revoke the charter of the Federal Asset Disposition Association and…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    CR, pp. H3505-3594. By a vote of 308 to 113 the House voted to override the president’s veto of H.R. 3, the Omnibus Trade Bill, to enhance the competitiveness of American industry.

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