854Jan 16, 2012
Martin Luther King Day Prayer Breakfast
The National Action Network held its annual prayer breakfast in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. The 2012 theme was “King, Don’t Just Celebrate, Emulate.” Featured speakers ...
568Aug 26, 2011
Women Civil Rights Leaders, Part 2
As part of the prelude to the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation hosted the Women Who Dare to Dream ...
74Aug 20, 2010
Democratic National Committee Summer Meeting
Governor Jay Nixon and Senator Claire McCaskill spoke to fellow Democrats about the party agenda and the 2010 midterm elections. Following their remarks a tribute video to Dorothy Height was ...
17,457Apr 29, 2010
Dorothy Height Funeral Service
Funeral service honoring the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Dorothy I. Height was held. Dr. Height, who was chair and president emerita of the National Council of Negro ...
4,208Apr 28, 2010
Memorial Service for Dorothy Height
Celebration of Life Service for Dr. Dorothy Height’s life story was told through stories, videos, photos and readings shared by her many friends and colleagues.
36Feb 12, 2005
Democratic National Committee Meeting
Democratic National Committee Winter Meeting’s General Session at the Washington Hilton Hotel will include remarks by outgoing chairman Terry McAuliffe and the election of a new chairman, ...
91Jun 18, 2004
Kerry Campaign Event
Following a speech by his wife, Teresa Heinz Kerry, Senator Kerry addressed several issues, including equal opportunity for women, privacy and abortion.
88Mar 24, 2004
Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony
President Bush and lawmakers paid tribute to Dorothy Height for work on behalf of civil rights. Ms. Height then spoke about her experiences as she accepted the Congressional Gold Medal.
60Dec 8, 2001
Ms. Rice was presented an award for her leadership and her presence as a role model in the African-American community. In her remarks she spoke about the importance of family and ...
33Feb 3, 2001
Democratic Winter Meeting
The new national chairman of the Democratic National Committee made a speech shortly after his election. The Democratic leaders of the House and Senate also spoke.
16Jan 19, 2001
Ms. Herman talked about headline news stories of the confirmation processes of the various agency departments. She also responded to audience phone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.
79Jan 16, 2001
Sweatshops and Child Labor
Clinton Administration officials talked about their efforts to stop abusive forms of child labor around the world. They talked about the creation of the Raise the Children Initiative campaign ...
16Jan 11, 2001
Labor Secretary Farewell
Secretary Herman talked about the accomplishments of the Clinton-Gore administration and bade farewell to department employees.
53Jan 10, 2001
Roosevelt Statue Dedication
President Clinton dedicated a new statue of President Franklin Roosevelt depicting him in a wheel chair. In his speech he reviewed several measures adopted during his administration which had ...
46Dec 13, 2000
Representative Dixon Funeral
Participants paid tribute to the late representative Dixon through their words and traditional religious music.
18Oct 27, 2000
African-American Community Issues
5Sep 28, 2000
11Aug 31, 2000
Annual Labor Day Report
Secretary Herman talked with reporters and others about the annual “State of the American Work Force” report. She talked about the place of U.S. workers in the growing economy, ...
9Aug 15, 2000
The Democratic National Convention
Secretary Herman, a Democratic Convention speaker, talked about the administration’s economic priorities and her support of Vice President Gore at the convention. She responded to ...
993Aug 14, 2000
Democratic National Convention Day 1 Evening
After official welcoming remarks, two panels talked about how a Gore-Lieberman ticket would improve their lives. Delegates then paid tribute to women serving in the Senate. President ...
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