National Christmas Tree Lighting

In the annual Pageant of Peace, President Clinton pressed the button to light the national Christmas tree, dedicating it to peace, love and the young people… read more

In the annual Pageant of Peace, President Clinton pressed the button to light the national Christmas tree, dedicating it to peace, love and the young people of the world. He said, “Let us rejoice that our nation is at peace.” Ms. LaBelle, the Children’s Choir from Roanoke, Virginia, the Mannheim Steamroller band and young dancers from the Washington Ballet performed seasonal numbers. Willard Scott celebrated his 25th year as Santa Claus for the pageant. close

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National Christmas Tree Lighting

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Program ID:
77183-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Statement
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 05, 1996 | 5:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Dec 09, 1996 | 3:16am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Dec 05, 1996 | 5:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 06, 1996 | 11:02am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 07, 1996 | 10:53pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 08, 1996 | 1:51am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 09, 1996 | 3:16am EST | C-SPAN 2
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