284Oct 13, 2009
Book Discussion on Heart of a Patriot
Former U.S. Senator Max Cleland talked about his memoir, Heart of a Patriot: How I Found the Courage to Survive Vietnam, Walter Reed and Karl Rove (Simon & Schuster; October 6, 2009), ...
306Sep 24, 2009
Veterans' Burials and National Cemetery Policy
Witnesses testified at a hearing titled “Honoring the Fallen: How Can We Better Serve America’s Veterans and Their Families?” The hearing focused on the current Veteran’s ...
218Oct 26, 2007
U.S. Role in the World
Karl Rove and former Governor Jeb Bush debated General McCaffrey and former Senator Max Cleland on the question, “Should America Bring Democracy to the World?” Charlie Rose ...
10Aug 25, 2007
Democratic Radio Address
Former Senator Max Cleland delivered the weekly Democratic radio address.
He criticized the war in Iraq, comparing it to the Vietnam War, and citing the toll in dead and wounded troops and the ...
41Feb 8, 2006
Congressional Campaigns by Veterans
Democratic congressional candidates who are also veterans spoke to reporters about their decisions to seek elected office and their support for Democratic Party principles. Former Senator Max ...
24Nov 3, 2005
Resolution to Withdraw Troops from Iraq
Former Senator Cleland and others described the bipartisan House Joint Resolution 55, the Homeward Bound Act, which is the latest effort to urge President Bush to undertake a plan for withdrawing ...
16Sep 15, 2005
The Future of Iraq
A Bipartisan informal hearing on exit strategies for Iraq was held. Representative Woolsey called for the discussions with a focus on how to withdraw American troops while fulfilling the ...
11Aug 20, 2005
Democratic Radio Address
Former Senator Cleland spoke in the weekly Democratic radio address about the situation in Iraq, calling for either a strategy to win or a strategy to get out.
72Mar 1, 2005
Tribute to Tom Daschle
Current and former Democratic leaders honored former Senate Democratic Leader Tom Daschle for his dedication to government and public service. Tom Daschle lost his re-election bid the previous ...
91Sep 30, 2004
Presidential Candidates Debate: Media Center
Following the first of three presidential debates sponsored by the Commission on Presidential Debates, campaign officials and surrogates spoke to the media about their impressions of the debate and ...
1,537Jul 29, 2004
Democratic National Convention, Day 4 Evening
In the final night of the Democratic National Convention in Boston, MA, party leaders, legislators and others talked about the Kerry presidential candidacy and his ability as a leader. Senator ...
24May 25, 2004
Daschle Senate Campaign Event
Senator Daschle talked with constituents at Southwest Middle School. Former Senator Cleland also spoke. The minority leader was scheduled to face Republican challenger John Thune in ...
13Oct 15, 2003
U.S. Policy Toward Iraq
Former Senator Cleland discussed U.S. policy towards Iraq and his role on the 9-11 Commission. He reported on the problem of coordinating intelligence information and the problem that no one ...
53Oct 14, 2003
Intelligence and the War on Terrorism
Witnesses testified about ways to improve the effectiveness of the U.S. intelligence community against terrorist threats. Among the issues addressed were the leadership, organization, ...
86Sep 2, 2003
With a backdrop of the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown, Senator Kerry officially announced his campaign for the presidency. In his remarks he criticized Bush administration policies as ...
41Jul 9, 2003
Origins and Impact of al-Qaida
Witnesses testified about the origins and operations of the al-Qaida terrorist network. Among the topics they addressed were the influence of Islamic and Middle Eastern culture, the teachings ...
45Jul 9, 2003
Terrorism and the Muslim World
Witnesses testified about the connections between Islam, jihad, and terrorism. Among the topics they addressed were Islamic culture and politics, the impact of U.S. policy in the Middle East, ...
161May 22, 2003
Terrorist Attack Commission: Congressional Views
Lawmakers testified before the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks on the United States about the commission’s mandates and objectives, as well as intelligence oversight investigations ...
97May 22, 2003
Terrorist Attack Commission Hearing: Civil Aviation
Officials testified about aviation security and changes in civil aviation policies and procedures following September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S.
55Mar 31, 2003
Hearing on Terrorist Attacks, Day 1 Part 3
Scholars testified about the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S.
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