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  • Ronald Reagan Funeral Service
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    Ronald Reagan Funeral Service

    In a religious funeral service for President Reagan current and former world leaders and U.S. presidents gathered to pay their respects. Eulogies were given by former President George H.W. Bush,…

  • Sudan the United States and the United Nations
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    Sudan, the United States and the United Nations

    Ambassador Danforth talked to students and faculty about U.S. foreign policy and relations with Africa. He focused on violence and genocide in Sudan and the international reaction to the…

  • Multilateralism and the United Nations
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    Multilateralism and the United Nations

    Ambassador Danforth talked about the role of the United Nations, his experiences as U.S. ambassador at the U.N., and challenges to U.S. foreign policy. He also talked about building…

  • News Media Stakeout
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    News Media Stakeout

    Delegates to the United Nations spoke to reporters about the recent U.N. resolution condemning the genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan. The representatives also responded to questions…

  • Security Council Meeting
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    Security Council Meeting

    Council members debated a proposed resolution placing sanctions on the government of Sudan in Khartoum if it does not cooperate with international efforts to bring stability to the region…

  • Resolution on Sudan
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    Resolution on Sudan

    Mr. Danforth and Mr. Erwa spoke about recent United Nations debate on the situation in Sudan. They responded to questions from the press.

  • Vice President Quayle 1992 Acceptance Speech
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    Vice President Quayle 1992 Acceptance Speech

    Dan Quayle accepted his party’s nomination for vice president on the final night of the 1992 Republican National Convention. A short video introduction before his remarks described his life…

  • Resolution on Sudan
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    Resolution on Sudan

    Ambassadors debated a resolution threatening further actions on sanctions against the country if the spread of violence and the prosecution of Arab militias responsible for unrest and…

  • Humanitarian Situation in Sudan
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    Humanitarian Situation in Sudan

    Undersecretary-General Egeland and other ambassadors answered reporters' questions about the situation in the Darfur Region of Sudan. Topics included pledges by countries to help with the…

  • Ambassador to UN SwearingIn Ceremony
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    Ambassador to U.N. Swearing-In Ceremony

    President Bush praised former Senator Danforth, enumerating his qualifications and describing the mandate he will take to the United Nations. Then the former senator was sworn in as U.S.…

  • Special Envoy News Conference
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    Special Envoy News Conference

    Former Senator Danforth briefed reporters on his recent trip to Sudan and about his efforts to build peace in the region. Following his remarks he answered questions from the reporters.

  • Senator Danforth Retirement
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    Senator Danforth Retirement

    Senator Danforth discussed his decision to retire and his 18 year- career in the Senate.

  • Support for Judge Thomas Confirmation
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    Support for Judge Thomas Confirmation

    Sen. Danforth, chief Senate sponsor and former boss of Supreme Court Nominee Clarence Thomas, held a news conference in the U.S. Capitol to distribute material supporting Judge Thomas and…

  • Life and Career of John Danforth
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    Life and Career of John Danforth

    Senator Danforth (R-MO) was interviewed and talked about the atmosphere of the Senate and his early interest in politics. Senator Danforth attended Yale Law and Divinity Schools at the same…

  • United Nations Ambassador Nomination
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    United Nations Ambassador Nomination

    Witnesses and committee members spoke about the nomination of former senator John Danforth to serve as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Committee members, many of whom were former…

  • President Reagans 83rd Birthday Celebration
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    President Reagan's 83rd Birthday Celebration

    During a birthday celebration for former President Reagan, former Prime Minister Thatcher, former Senator Baker, Senator Dole, and others spoke about the accomplishments of the Reagan…