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  • Surgeon General Nomination
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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. Foster and Democratic senators spoke with reporters.

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  • Surgeon General Nomination
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    Surgeon General Nomination

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

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  • Surgeon General Nomination
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    Surgeon General Nomination

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

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  • Hampton University Commencement
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    Hampton University Commencement

    Dr. Foster spoke about the fulfillment of learning and public service.

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  • Surgeon General Day 2
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    Surgeon General Day 2

    During the second day of confirmation hearings, surgeon general nominee Dr. Foster answered questions from committee members on his medical career and again on the abortions he has…

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  • Surgeon General Day 1 Part 3
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    Surgeon General Day 1 Part 3

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  • Surgeon General Day 1 Part 2
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    Surgeon General Day 1 Part 2

    Dr. Foster continued his testimony before the committee.

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  • Surgeon General Day 1 Part 1
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    Surgeon General Day 1 Part 1

    As the surgeon general confirmation hearings began, committee chair Kassebaum and ranking member Senator Kennedy made opening statements. The first panel, consisting of Rep. Stokes, chair of the…

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  • Surgeon General Confirmation
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    Surgeon General Confirmation

    After their meeting, President Clinton and Dr. Foster talked about his qualifications and agenda for the office of surgeon general.

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  • emFreedoms Journalem Anniversary
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    Freedom's Journal Anniversary

    Dr. Foster 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 is President Clinton’s…

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  • Henry Foster Remarks to NAACP
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    Henry Foster Remarks to NAACP

    Dr. Foster spoke briefly about his goals of reducing teen pregnancy if he becomes Surgeon General.

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  • Surgeon General Nomination
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    Surgeon General Nomination

    Mr. 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
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    I Have a Future Program

    Vice President Gore and Dr. Foster spoke to participants of Dr. Foster’s “I Have a Future” program for young people. The program aims to fight teen pregnancy in public housing.

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  • Surgeon General Nomination
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    Surgeon General Nomination

    Dr. Forster met with Senator Murray. It is customary for nominees to make calls on members of Congress prior to their confirmation hearing.

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  • Teen Pregnancy
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    Teen Pregnancy

    Dr. 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, and that he wants to enable…

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  • Surgeon General Nomination
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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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  • US Education Policy
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    U.S. Education Policy

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

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