Surgeon General Day 1 Part 1

As the surgeon general confirmation hearings began, committee chair Kassebaum and ranking member Senator Kennedy made opening statements. The… read more

As the surgeon general confirmation hearings began, committee chair Kassebaum and ranking member Senator Kennedy made opening statements. The first panel, consisting of Rep. Stokes, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, Rep. Lowey, chair of the Congressional Caucus on Women’s Issues, and Rep. Coburn, an obstetrician, supported the candidate. Dr. Foster was introduced by Senators Murray and Clement. In his opening statement, Dr. Foster tried to neutralize months of criticism about his ethical and medical qualifications and the number of abortions he has performed during his career. Dr. Foster answered questions before the committee for six hours. close

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Surgeon General Day 1 Part 1

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Program ID:
64853-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 02, 1995 | 9:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
May 06, 1995 | 2:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • May 02, 1995 | 9:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 02, 1995 | 10:19am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 02, 1995 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 03, 1995 | 5:15am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 06, 1995 | 2:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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