Joint Chiefs of Staff Nomination

Before leaving for Pittsburgh to speak to the NAACP, President Clinton announced his nomination to succeed General Shalikashvili as Chairman of… read more

Before leaving for Pittsburgh to speak to the NAACP, President Clinton announced his nomination to succeed General Shalikashvili as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Hugh Shelton. The president reviewed Gen. Shelton’s distinguished military career and said he had the experience and intelligence to serve the United States in this new capacity should he be confirmed by the Senate. Following his remarks, the president answered questions from the press. close

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Joint Chiefs of Staff Nomination

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Program ID:
87932-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Statement
Location:
Rose Garden, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 17, 1997 | 8:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jul 20, 1997 | 6:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Jul 17, 1997 | 8:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 18, 1997 | 5:53am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 20, 1997 | 6:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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