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    Last Speeches of Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr.

    A discussion on Lincoln’s second inaugural address and MLK’s “Mountaintop” speech was held at the National Cathedral. President Lincoln delivered his second inaugural address at the U.S. Capitol March 4, 1865, a…

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    Funeral Service for Former Senator Edward Brooke

    A funeral service was held in Washington National Cathedral for former Senator Edward Brooke (R-MA), the first African American to be popularly elected to the U.S. Senate. He died January 3, 2015, at his…

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    Funeral Service for Ben Bradlee

    A funeral service was held for former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee. Mr. Bradlee led the paper during the Watergate scandal and the paper’s publishing of the “Pentagon Papers.” The…

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    Vernon Jordan at Memorial Service for Robert S. Strauss

    A memorial service was held for former presidential adviser and Ambassador Robert S. Strauss, who died on March 19, 2014. In this portion Vernon Jordan delivered a eulogy.

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    James Baker at Memorial Service for Robert S. Strauss

    A memorial service was held for former presidential adviser and Ambassador Robert S. Strauss, who died on March 19, 2014. In this portion former Secretary of State James Baker delivered a…

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    Letter from Birmingham Jail Reflection

    Panelists talked about the historical, cultural, theological, literary and political significance Martin Luther King Jr.'s “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” as well as how far we have come as…

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    Inaugural Prayer Service

    President and Michelle Obama and Vice President and Jill Biden attended the National Prayer where ministers representing various religious traditions offered prayers for the country and the…

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    Memorial Service for Senator Daniel Inouye

    President Obama, Vice President Biden, former President Bill Clinton and others attended a memorial service for the late Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI) at the Washington National Cathedral.…

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    Memorial Service for Neil Armstrong

    A memorial service was held for astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first person to walk on the Moon, who died August 25, 2012. Astronauts Michael Collins and Eugene Cernan, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, and…

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    Presidential Remarks at September 11 Memorial Concert

    President Obama spoke at a memorial service at the Kennedy Center to remember the victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. “A Concert for Hope” was originally scheduled to be…

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    September 11 Memorial Concert

    A memorial service at the Kennedy Center to remember the victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks was shown. “A Concert for Hope” was originally scheduled to be held at the…

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    September 11 Memorial Concert, Alan Jackson

    A memorial service at the Kennedy Center to remember the victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks was shown. “A Concert for Hope” was originally scheduled to be held at the…

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    Role of American Values and Diplomacy

    Former Secretaries of State Madeline Albright, James Baker and Colin Powell talked about the role of American values and diplomacy. Topics included U.S. national interests and engagements…

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    Rosa Parks Enshrined at the National Cathedral

    Sculptor Chas Fagan and National Cathedral stone carver Sean Callahan talked about working together on a sculpture of civil rights figure Rosa Parks for the cathedral’s Human Rights Porch.

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    Governing Across Party Lines

    David Axelrod and Josh Bolten talked about partisanship in national politics and how civility and cooperation might return to political discourse. Also participating were Senator Susan Collins (R-ME),…

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    National Prayer Service

    President Bush, several former presidents, and other dignitaries gathered in recognition of a National Day of Prayer and Remembrance for victims, family members and rescue workers of New…

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    Faith, Civil Rights, and the Legacy of Dr. King

    Representative John Lewis (D-GA) talked about faith, civil rights, and the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He was Dean Samuel Lloyd’s guest for The Sunday Forum, a public conversation held in the…

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    Dorothy Height Funeral Service

    Funeral service honoring the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Dorothy I. Height was held. Dr. Height, who was chair and president emerita of the National Council of Negro Women,…

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    Gathering Prior to Dorothy Height Funeral

    Guests and dignitaries gathered in the National Cathedral for the funeral service of civil rights leader Dorothy Height.

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    Funeral for Former Senator Charles Mathias

    The family of former Maryland Senator Charles Mathias held a memorial service for him at the National Cathedral. Speakers included Vice President Joe Biden, former Mathias staffer and Washington…

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