Funeral Service for Former Senator Edward Brooke

A funeral service was held in Washington National Cathedral for former Senator Edward Brooke (R-MA), the first African American to be popularly elected to… read more

Funeral Service for Former Senator Edward Brooke A funeral service was held in Washington National Cathedral for former Senator Edward Brooke (R-MA), the first African American to be popularly elected to the U.S. Senate. He died January 3, 2015, at his home in Coral Gables, Florida, at the age of 95. Secretary of State John Kerry talked about Senator Brooke’s political career and interactions with him in the Senate. Washington, D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) talked about Senator Brooke’s roots in a segregated Washington, D.C., and his place in history. Other speakers delivering tributes included civil rights leader Milton Davis and Senator Brooke’s son Edward Brooke IV. close

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Program ID:
324750-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 10, 2015 | 10:56am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Mar 15, 2015 | 7:10pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO

Airing Details

  • Mar 10, 2015 | 10:56am EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Mar 10, 2015 | 12:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 10, 2015 | 7:20pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Mar 10, 2015 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 11, 2015 | 1:40am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 14, 2015 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Mar 14, 2015 | 8:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 15, 2015 | 12:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 15, 2015 | 7:10pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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