Senator Thurmond Tribute

Senator Thurmond was honored at a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of his commissioning as a 2nd Lieutenant in the US Army Reserve. The ceremony… read more

Senator Thurmond was honored at a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of his commissioning as a 2nd Lieutenant in the US Army Reserve. The ceremony included a review of troops from the 3rd US Infantry, “The Old Guard,” martial music, and remarks from senior army officers. They praised Senator Thurmond’s service in the Senate and in the US Army. Senator Thurmond is a veteran of the D-Day airborne assault, and saw extensive service in Europe and the Pacific in World War II. He would eventually rise to the rank of Major General in the US Army Reserve. close

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Senator Thurmond Tribute

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Program ID:
123747-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 27, 1999 | 4:16am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jun 26, 2008 | 4:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • May 27, 1999 | 4:16am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 25, 2008 | 11:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 26, 2008 | 4:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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