Winter Meeting Opening Plenary

The U.S. Conference of Mayors Winter meeting began with a video about the desegregation of Little Rock High School in 1954, African Development Foundation… read more

The U.S. Conference of Mayors Winter meeting began with a video about the desegregation of Little Rock High School in 1954, African Development Foundation Chairman, Ernest Green, one of the “Little Rock Nine,” talked about his experiences and about the continuing struggle for black equality. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Andrew Cuomo spoke about the administration’s agenda for urban issues for the next year. Defense Secretary William Cohen talked about the modern U.S. military. Commerce Secretary William Daley discussed international trade and its effect on cities. He also talked about the upcoming census in 2000. Representative Sherwood Boehlert (R-NY) talked about environmental legislation in Congress. close

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Winter Meeting Opening Plenary

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Program ID:
99690-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Meeting
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 29, 1998 | 9:37pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jan 31, 1998 | 6:15am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jan 29, 1998 | 9:37pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 30, 1998 | 12:30am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 30, 1998 | 2:29am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 31, 1998 | 6:15am EST | C-SPAN 2
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