Lighting of the Capitol Christmas Tree

Mr. Hantman acted as master of ceremonies and introduced the speakers. Deputy Secretary Rominger spoke on behalf of Agriculture Secretary… read more

Mr. Hantman acted as master of ceremonies and introduced the speakers. Deputy Secretary Rominger spoke on behalf of Agriculture Secretary Glickman. Governor Thompson spoke, saying that the 60-foot white spruce used as the Capitol Christmas tree was from Wisconsin. The U.S. Army Band, the Congressional Choir and the Milwaukee YMCA Boys Choir provided music. House Speaker Hastert, accompanied by eleven children from Wisconsin, threw the switch to light the tree. close

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Lighting of the Capitol Christmas Tree

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Program ID:
154092-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 09, 1999 | 5:04pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Dec 24, 1999 | 3:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Dec 09, 1999 | 5:04pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 12, 1999 | 5:42pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 24, 1999 | 3:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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