Hubert H. Humphrey Civil Rights Awards Dinner

Current and former members of Congress introduced three recipients who are honored for their work to further civil rights in an awards dinner. Justine… read more

Current and former members of Congress introduced three recipients who are honored for their work to further civil rights in an awards dinner. Justine Dart, Dorothy Height, and Raul Yzaguirre spoke following their introductions to acknowledge the honors and briefly discuss their backgrounds in the civil rights movement. Following the speakers' remarks, the speakers on the dais and banquet attendees arose to sing, “We Shall Overcome.” The awards ceremony followed speeches on the current status of civil rights in America by Ralph Neas and Benjamin Hooks. close

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Hubert H. Humphrey Civil Rights Awards Dinner

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Program ID:
40601-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 12, 1993 | 9:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
May 16, 1993 | 9:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • May 12, 1993 | 9:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 13, 1993 | 2:49am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 16, 1993 | 9:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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