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    President Clinton at D-Day 50th Anniversary

    President Clinton spoke at the 50th anniversary of D-Day and visited the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial above Omaha Beach in Colleville-sur-Mer, France. The president paid tribute to the Americans who served in…

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    Vice Presidential Candidates Debate

    Senators Dan Quayle (R) and Llyod Bentsen (D) met in the 1988 Vice Presidential debate from Omaha, Nebraska. The debate is moderated by PBS’s Judy Woodruff.

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    Senator Lloyd Bentsen 1988 Acceptance Speech

    Senator Lloyd Bentsen (D-TX) accepted his party’s nomination to be the 1988 Democratic candidate for vice president.

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    Medal of Freedom Presentations

    President Clinton Awarded the Medal of Freedom to former President Ford and others for their various acts of service to America.

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    Administration Economic Record

    Former Treasury Secretary Bentsen described the state of the U.S. economy and praised President Clinton for a growing domestic economy and a decreasing international trade deficit.

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    Workers' Pension Plans

    Joined by several administration officials, President Clinton announced several new initiatives to help small businesses increase the availability of pension plans to their employees and to…

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    Whitewater Investigation Part 1

    Committee members heard further testimony concerning the investigations into Madison Guaranty Savings and Loan. Mr. Bentsen defended his decision to share transcripts of witnesses'…

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    Waco Investigation Day 3 Part 2

    In continuing testimony about 1993 raids on the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas, federal officials testified about the decision-making process involved in both raids on the…

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    Waco Investigation Day 3 Part 1

    The joint subcommittees are investigating the failed February 28, 1993 Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Bureau raid on the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas in which four ATF agents…

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    Health Care Reform

    The participants spoke about various health care topics, including health care reform and Congress.

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    Middle Class Tax Cuts Proposals

    Cabinet members talked with reporters about last night’spresidential address proposing a Middle Class Bill of Rights. Panetta said the proposed plan, which includes tax, education,and training…

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    Treasury Secretary Resignation

    President Clinton announced the retirement this month of Treasury Secretary Bentsen, thanking him for his contributions to the administration. The president said, “I’m really going to miss…

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    Summit of the Americas Briefing

    Several administration officials briefed reporters on the upcoming Summit of the Americas, which will begin on Friday and will be attended by leaders of 34 countries. The summit will focus on…

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    Summit of the Americas Preview

    Secretary Bentsen talked about the upcoming Summit of the Americas in Miami. He talked about U.S. support for free trade and democracy that has spurred such developments in Latin America and the…

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    White House News Conference

    Treasury Secretary Bentsen briefed reporters on the secret service’s investigation into the shooting that took place Saturday at the White House. The man accused of doing the shooting is…

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    Republican Campaign Commercials Reaction

    Secretary Bentsen and former Social Security administrator Ball briefed reporters on economic and Social Security issues. They also answered questions about a new round of Republican…

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    Earned Income Tax Credit

    White House officials addressed reporters on the Earned Income Tax Credit and attempts to prevent errors and fraud cases resulting in overpayment of refunds from the tax credit. Following…

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    U.S.-Russia Relations

    Presidents Clinton and Yeltsin walked together into the Roosevelt Room and sat beside each other at a table to sign two agreements, one on strategic arms stability and the other on joint…

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    Clinton-Yeltsin Summit Preview

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    Community Development Legislation

    Secretary Bentsen briefed reporters on the Community Development Financial Institutions Act, which President Clinton signed earlier that day. It allocates funds to banks in order to aid…

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