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    Peace and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland

    The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate hosted a program on the late Senator’s efforts to encourage peace in Northern Ireland. Former U.S. Special Envoy for Northern Ireland…

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    Brady Bill Signing Ceremony

    President Clinton, joined by Jim and Sarah Brady and a number of congressional leaders, signed the long-debated Brady Bill. The Brady Bill creates a five-day waiting period for a background check on…

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    Book Discussion on The Negotiator

    Former Senator George Mitchell (D-ME) talked about his memoir, The Negotiator, about his life, political career, and post-Senate service as a diplomat, investigator, and chair of the Walt…

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    Senator Dole and Senator Mitchell on the Berlin Wall

    This was a clip from the Senate floor as the majority and minority leaders react to news of the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989.

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    Congress Celebrates 200th Anniversary

    The House and Senate met jointly to commemorate the two hundredth anniversary of the U.S. Congress. Remarks by leaders are followed by the unveiling of commemorative stamps.

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    Memorial Service for Former Senator Warren Rudman

    Current and former congressional leaders paid tribute to former New Hampshire Senator Warren B. Rudman who died November 19, 2012, at the age of 82. Senator Rudman was best remembered as a…

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    George Mitchell Interview

    Former Maine Senator George Mitchell, who was the majority leader from 1989-1995, talked about his career. He also talked about his political and personal relationship with his colleague,…

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    George Mitchell on Middle East Peace

    Former U.S. Special Envoy for Middle East Peace George Mitchell spoke about the current developments and challenges in the Middle East. In his speech, he talked about the Israel-Palestinian…

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    Israel-Palestine Conflict

    Former Senator and U.S. Special Envoy to the Middle East George Mitchell spoke about his experiences as Obama’s special envoy, as well as current developments and challenges in the region.…

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    State Department Personnel Announcement

    President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton spoke to State Department personnel about their mission and U.S. diplomatic policy. They also introduced envoys for missions in the Middle and…

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    U.S. Foreign Policy in the Modern World

    Former Senator Mitchell poke about foreign policy challenges and the U.S. role in international affairs. Among the issues he addressed were the future of the Middle East, terrorism,…

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    Address to Both Houses of Congress

    Former Soviet President Gorbachev addressed both houses of Congress in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol to discuss the new global political scene following the Cold War. He called for new…

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    Robert F. Kennedy Commemoration

    Friends and family of the late Senator Robert F. Kennedy gathered to remember and reminiscence about his influence in politics and impact on their lives. The occasion was the 25th…

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    Senate Session

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    CIA Director Confirmation Day 1, Part 1

    The committee heard testimony in the first day of confirmation hearings for Deputy National Security Adviser Robert Gates, nominated to become Director of Central Intelligence. Mr. Gates…

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    Senator Bob Dole Portrait Unveiling

    A ceremony was held in the Old Senate Chamber to unveil the official portrait of former Republican Kansas Senator and Senate Majority Leader Robert Dole.

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    Senate Bicentennial Session

    Senators commemorated the 200th Anniversary of the Constitution, and by extension the Senate. Members convened in the Old Senate Chamber before moving to the current Chamber. The…

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    Senate Session

    S.J.Res. 2, S.Res. 11, and S.Res. 12 were introduced. S.Res. 11, to commend the Secretary General of the United Nations was passed, as well as S.Res. 12, calling upon President Gorbachev to…

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    George Mitchell Portrait Unveiling

    Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist and Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid unveiled a portrait of former Senator George Mitchell. Former Senator Dole and Senators Stevens and Dodd also spoke…

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    Democratic Radio Address

    Former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell delivered the weekly Democratic radio address. He talked about the “nuclear option” for ending Senate debate on judicial nominees.

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