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    Surgeon General Nomination

    Following the failure of the Senate to obtain the 60 votes necessary to consider his nomination to be surgeon general, Dr. Henry Foster and Democratic senators spoke with reporters.

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    Surgeon General Nomination

    Following the Senate’s failure to bring the nomination of Dr. Henry Foster for surgeon general to a vote, President Bill Clinton and Dr. Foster expressed their disappointment to the press.

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    Surgeon General Nomination

    President Bill Clinton and Dr. Henry Foster talked with reporters following the vote by the Senate Labor Committee. The president also took questions about NATO air strikes in Bosnia and…

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    Hampton University Commencement

    Hampton University Commencement Speech was given by Surgeon General Nominee Dr. Henry Foster. Dr. Foster was introduced by William Harvey, President of Hampton University. Mr. Harvey lauded Dr.…

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    Surgeon General Day 2

    Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee held a conformation hearing for Surgeon General. During the second day of confirmation hearings, surgeon general nominee Dr. Henry Foster answered…

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    Surgeon General Day 1 Part 3

    The Senate Labor & Resources Committee began hearings with the Surgeon General.

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    Surgeon General Day 1 Part 2

    This was Day 1, Part 2 of the confirmation hearing of Henry Foster for the Surgeon General position. He continued his testimony before the Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee.

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    Surgeon General Day 1 Part 1

    Committee Chair Senator Kassebaum and ranking member Senator Kennedy made opening statements at the Surgeon General Confirmation hearing. The first panel consisted of Representative Stokes, chair…

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    Surgeon General Confirmation

    President Bill Clinton and Surgeon General Nominee Henry Foster, along with members of the “I Have a Future” teen pregnancy prevention program, addressed an audience gathered at the White House.…

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    Freedom's Journal Anniversary

    Dr. Henry Foster, Surgeon General Nominee, spoke at the luncheon in commemoration of the 168th anniversary of the founding of the nation’s first black-oriented newspaper Freedom’s Journal. Dr. Foster…

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    Henry Foster Remarks to NAACP

    Surgeon General Nominee Dr. Foster spoke briefly about his goals of reducing teen pregnancy if he becomes Surgeon General. He spoke briefly about his potential I Have a Future project, an…

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    Surgeon General Nomination

    Henry Foster met with Senators Kassebaum, Kennedy and Mikulski. It is customary for nominees to make calls on members of Congress prior to their confirmation hearing.

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    I Have a Future Program

    Vice President Al Gore and Dr. Henry Foster, U.S. Surgeon General Nominee, spoke to participants of Dr. Foster’s “I Have a Future” program for young people. The program aims to fight teen…

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    Surgeon General Nomination

    Surgeon General Nominee Dr. Henry Foster met with Senator Patty Murray (D-WA). It is customary for nominees to make calls on members of Congress prior to their confirmation hearing.

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    Teen Pregnancy

    Surgeon General Nominee Dr. Henry Foster talked about his efforts in the struggle against teen pregnancy and other sexual issues. He emphasized that the news media has distorted his career…

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    Surgeon General Nomination

    President Clinton announced his next nominee for surgeon general, Dr. Henry Foster, the dean of the school of medicine and acting president of Meharry Medical School in Nashville, TN. The…

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    U.S. Education Policy

    Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders spoke about the state of education in the U.S. She talked about the administration’s goals in the area of education and the need for safe schools.

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