Luncheon Tribute to Strom Thurmond

The Senate leadership held a luncheon in honor of Sen. Thurmond who on May 25th became the longest serving senator in U.S. history at 42… read more

The Senate leadership held a luncheon in honor of Sen. Thurmond who

on May 25th became the longest serving senator in U.S. history at 42

years and 10 months. Sen. Thurmond also holds the record for the

longest speech on the Senate floor and holds the distinction of being

the only senator ever to be elected by a write-in vote. Sen. Lott

and Sen. Daschle made remarks and presented Sen. Thurmond with a

gift from the Senate. Sen. Thurmond thanked his fellow senators as

well as his staff for their tributes and for their help and their friendship over the years. close

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Program ID:
86450-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Public Affairs Event
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 06, 1997 | 12:33am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jun 07, 1997 | 4:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Jun 06, 1997 | 12:33am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 07, 1997 | 4:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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