Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for 1965 Voting Rights Marches Foot Soldiers 2015 marked the 50th anniversary of the 1965 Civil Rights Selma marches that motivated the Voting Rights Act of 1965. In commemoration of the… read more

Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for 1965 Voting Rights Marches Foot Soldiers 2015 marked the 50th anniversary of the 1965 Civil Rights Selma marches that motivated the Voting Rights Act of 1965. In commemoration of the protestors, or “foot soldiers,” the Office of the Speaker of the House of Representatives held a Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony to congratulate Civil Rights Activist Frederick D. Reese. The Congressional Gold Medal is the highest honor for civilians. close

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405070-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Ceremony
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 24, 2016 | 3:03pm EST | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Mar 23, 2016 | 1:27am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Feb 24, 2016 | 3:03pm EST | C-SPAN.org
  • Mar 12, 2016 | 3:50pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 12, 2016 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 20, 2016 | 3:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 20, 2016 | 12:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 22, 2016 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 23, 2016 | 1:27am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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