Funeral Service for Former House Speaker Jim Wright

A funeral service was held at First United Methodist Church in Fort Worth, Texas, for former House Speaker and Representative Jim Wright… read more

A funeral service was held at First United Methodist Church in Fort Worth, Texas, for former House Speaker and Representative Jim Wright (D-TX). Representative Wright died on May 6, 2015, at the age of 92. Representative Wright served 34 years in congress from 1955 to 1989. He was majority leader from 1977 to 1987, at which point he was elected Speaker of the House. He resigned the Speakership and his seat in 1989 amid an ethics investigation. close

Report Video Issue

People in this video

  • Bill Alexander U.S. Representative (Former) [D] Arkansas
  • Paul Driskell Special Assistant (Former) U.S. House of Representatives->Wright, J. (D-TX)
More People

Hosting Organization

More information about

Funeral Service for Former House Speaker Jim Wright

418 Views
Program ID:
325985-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Fort Worth, Texas, United States
First Aired:
May 15, 2015 | 1:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
May 19, 2015 | 6:54am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • May 15, 2015 | 1:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 15, 2015 | 7:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 16, 2015 | 6:05am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 19, 2015 | 1:08am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 19, 2015 | 6:54am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Purchase a Download

Funeral Service for Former House Speaker Jim Wright

  • MP3 audio - Standard
    Price:
    $0.99

User Created Clips from This Video