104Jun 10, 1998
Women and Pay Equity
President Clinton commemorated the 35th Anniversary of President Kennedy’s signing of the Equal Pay Act. He and other speakers urged passage of legislation to strengthen the laws that ...
20Apr 22, 1998
Second Annual Sister-to-Sister Fly-In
Ms. Smith and Ms. Height addressed the second annual Sister-to-Sister Fly-In. Rep. McKinney is hosting the two day event which focuses on various issues that effect minority ...
144Feb 5, 1998
National Prayer Breakfast
Participants gathered to hear from political and religious leaders at the 46th annual prayer breakfast. Senator Akaka served as the master of ceremonies for the event. Ms. Height ...
108Dec 8, 1997
National Council of Negro Women Convention
Friends and colleagues from the fields of business and politics gathered to pay tribute to Ms. Height. She recently announced she is stepping down from her post as leader of the National ...
119Nov 8, 1997
Human Rights Campaign Dinner
The Human Rights Campaign held its annual national dinner. President Clinton gave the keynote address and it was the first time a sitting president participated in the gay and lesbian ...
7Jul 31, 1997
Women's Leadership Awards
At its first annual meeting, the organization presented awards to several women leaders. In her keynote speech, Secretary Herman spoke about her five goals for the Labor Department, including ...
22Apr 24, 1997
Employment Non-Discrimination Act
After meeting with the president, Senator Kennedy and several other supporters others talked to reporters about the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. The law would expressly forbid ...
18Feb 21, 1997
Secretary of Labor Confirmation
After meeting with Erskine Bowles, representatives of women’s, labor and other groups talked to reporters. They stressed their support for President Clinton’s Secretary of Labor ...
17Oct 27, 1996
Washington Journal: Sunday
Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and ...
113Sep 15, 1996
African-American Women's Leadership Awards
The NPCBW gave awards to six African-American women who have shown leadership in government or community service. Honorees such as Energy Secretary O’Leary addressed African-American ...
15Feb 13, 1996
NGA Welfare Reform Plan
Participants briefed reporters on their opposition to various aspects of the National Governors' Association’s recent proposal on welfare reform. They talked about how these proposals ...
274Feb 1, 1996
National Prayer Breakfast
In the annual prayer breakfast, the president and vice president, legislators and others gathered to share stories of religious inspiration. Rep. Geren and Senator Simpson reported on the ...
26Jan 26, 1996
African-American Issues in 1996 and Beyond
Rep. Payne, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, moderated a panel discussion on campaign strategies for 1996. The focus was on the differences in issues since the 1992 election with an ...
4,064Oct 16, 1995
Million Man March
Coverage of the Million Man March included open phones segments, live crowd shots, interviews with rally participants on the Mall, and speeches by African-American men from all walks of life, ending ...
9Sep 21, 1995
Ms. Height and Mr. Wiesel received Freedom Awards after delivering remarks.
13Mar 28, 1995
State of America's Children
The participants released the Children’s Defense Fund’s annual yearbook on the state of America’s children. They also answered questions from the press.
17Jan 16, 1995
Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration
Ms. Height spoke at the 22nd Annual "Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration". She has been involved in civil rights since the mid 1930's, and worked closely with Dr. King.
211Aug 8, 1994
Presidential Medal of Freedom Awards
During an afternoon ceremony in the White House East Room, President Clinton presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom--the highest honor given to a civilian--to the following individuals: ...
73Jan 6, 1994
Violence Against Women
Participants discussed the issue of violence toward women as portrayed in media. They specifically addressed violence toward minority women and focused on recommendations to cure the problem.
340Aug 28, 1993
30th Anniversary March on Washington
Civil rights activists spoke from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the 30th Anniversary March on Washington entitled, “Jobs, Justice and Peace.” The march, whose participants ...
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