Medal of Freedom Presentation

After an introduction by Vice President Gore, General Woerner unveiled the design for a World War II memorial will be built on the national… read more

After an introduction by Vice President Gore, General Woerner unveiled the design for a World War II memorial will be built on the national Mall. President Clinton thanked the Battle Memorial Commission and described the heroism of World War II members of the military. He then presented former Senator Dole with the Medal of Freedom, the highest U.S. civilian honor, for his work as a leader of Congress. Senator Dole is also a decorated veteran of World War II. He thanked the president and spoke about his career. close

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Medal of Freedom Presentation

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Program ID:
78062-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Statement
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 17, 1997 | 10:17am EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jan 19, 1997 | 3:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jan 17, 1997 | 10:17am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 17, 1997 | 6:28pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 17, 1997 | 8:43pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 18, 1997 | 6:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 18, 1997 | 10:42pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 19, 1997 | 3:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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