500Apr 19, 2012
Space Shuttle Discovery Transfer Ceremony
After 39 missions, the NASA Space Shuttle Discovery was transferred to the Smithsonian and placed on permanent display. The National Air and Space Museum hosted a “Welcome ...
511Nov 16, 2011
Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring Distinguished Astronauts
Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives held an event honoring former astronauts John Glenn, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin with the Congressional Gold Medal, the ...
762Jul 19, 2009
40th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Flight
NASA commemorated the forty-year anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to send the first human being to the moon with the 3 astronauts of the Apollo 11. Crew members Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, ...
61Sep 20, 2004
Redefining Workplace Rules
Witnesses testified before the committee about the impact of older Americans that remain active in the workforce. They noted that the number of older Americans in the workforce has grown in ...
364Jul 28, 2004
Democratic National Convention, Day 3 Afternoon
Democratic Party leaders spoke about party platform issues and Senator John Kerry’s candidacy for president. Proceedings also included entertainment and short videos highlighting issues.
53Jul 25, 2004
Kerry Campaign Event
Sen. Kerry spoke to supporters at a campaign rally in Ohio. He discussed his plans for improving the economy, creating better access to health care, and building a coalition in ...
111Jul 7, 2004
Kerry Campaign Rally
Senators Kerry and Edwards addressed supporters at a rally in Cleveland, Ohio. They spoke about their vision for America, in particular health care, education, and middle-class tax relief.
77Nov 13, 2003
Life of Senator Mike Mansfield
As part of the Leaders of Capitol Hill series, former Senator John Glenn and others remembered the life and career of the late Senator Mike Mansfield (D-MT), including his 24 years in the U.S. ...
61Dec 17, 2002
Centennial of Flight
Participants spoke about the importance of aviation and recognized pioneers of aviation at a ceremony to launce a national celebration marking the centennial of flight.
Mr. Daily ...
296May 9, 2002
Former astronauts talked about the formation and development of the Mercury Space Program, the transformation of the space program since its inception, their personal experiences as space pioneers, ...
234Feb 20, 2002
First Orbital Flight Anniversary
John Glenn became the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth on February 20, 1962. On the 40th anniversary of his Mercury flight former Senator Glenn talked about his space flight and the ...
11Jan 22, 2001
Following a meeting with President bush about education, current and former legislators spoke to reporters about education reform.
16Sep 27, 2000
Math and Science at Public Schools
Commission members presented a final report on methods to improve mathematics and science teaching in all American schools. The report focused on improving teacher skills and knowledge, ...
26Sep 5, 2000
The New Economy and the Future of Technology
Vice President Gore spoke about the role of technology in the new economy and the challenges of narrowing the digital divide. Among the issues he addressed were training, access to technology, ...
83Jun 25, 2000
50th Anniversary of the Korean War Ceremony
President Clinton attended a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the start of the
Korean War. Speakers noted the accomplishments of American and South Korean troops in
48May 19, 2000
Armed Forces Day Ceremony
President Clinton and others marked the fiftieth anniversary of Armed Forces Day. They
celebrated the greatness of the United States and the effectiveness and courage of the
44Nov 6, 1999
Book Discussion on John Glenn: A Memoir
Scenes were shown of the former senator signing his autobiography, John Glenn: A Memoir, published by Bantam Doubleday Dell. The book examined Glenn’s childhood in Ohio, his pilot ...
19Oct 6, 1999
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty
President Clinton and others talked about the need to ratify the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty. They said that ratification would make it more difficult for countries like Russia, China, India ...
16May 16, 1999
Case Western Reserve Commencement
Senator Glenn reflected on his recent mission on the space shuttle and the accomplishments of the past century.
80Feb 4, 1999
National Prayer Breakfast
President Clinton and others spoke at the annual National Prayer Breakfast. He asked that people pray for peace and religious freedom in the world and commented on several volatile regions of ...
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