Veterans Affairs Secretary Announcement

President Bush announced the nomination of Dr. James Peake to direct the Department of Veterans Affairs, which was strained by the influx… read more

President Bush announced the nomination of Dr. James Peake to direct the Department of Veterans Affairs, which was strained by the influx of wounded troops returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan. Retired Lt. Gen. Peake, 63, the son of a medical services officer and Army nurse, had spent 40 years in military medicine. He retired from the Army in 2004 after being lead commander in several medical posts, including four years as the U.S. Army surgeon general. close

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Announcement

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Program ID:
201935-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 30, 2007 | 1:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Oct 31, 2007 | 12:56am EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Oct 30, 2007 | 1:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 30, 2007 | 9:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 31, 2007 | 12:56am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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