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Washington Scholarship Fund Commencement

Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich (R-Georgia) and Washingotn DC Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-Washington DC) spoke at a graduation… read more

Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich (R-Georgia) and Washingotn DC Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-Washington DC) spoke at a graduation ceremony for Washington, DC eighth graders who are involved in the Washington Scholarship Fund. The fund was established by business and community leaders in 1993 to provide scholarships for needy students. Delegate Norton congratulated the graduates and asked them to promise to finish high school. Speaker Gingrich said the Washington Scholarship Fund brings opportunity to the young people in Washington, DC and pledged that he would help to solicit additional funds to assist even more students. close

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Washington Scholarship Fund Commencement

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Program ID:
86398-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 03, 1997 | 10:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jun 07, 1997 | 2:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Jun 03, 1997 | 10:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 04, 1997 | 1:49am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 04, 1997 | 6:16am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 07, 1997 | 2:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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