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Inaugural Address: Bill Clinton
Inaugural Address: Bill ClintonVideo Clip (3:25)
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Excerts from Bill Clinton's first inaugural address on Wednseday, January 21, 1993.
Deconstructing History: White House
Deconstructing History: White HouseVideo Clip (1:35)
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It may not have been home to the president until 1800 or even called the White House until 1901, but it remains a symbol of freedom and democracy throughout the world.
Presidential Fun Facts
Presidential Fun FactsVideo Clip (1:21)
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The Oval Office has been filled with extraordinary presidents, but did you know about these not-so-famous firsts?
Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
Primaries, Caucuses, and ConventionsVideo Clip (4:15)
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Host David Eisenbach explains the history of the long election process a candidate must go through to become President of the United States.
Hillary Makes History
Hillary Makes HistoryVideo Clip (3:40)
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On Path to the Podium, we hear about Hillary Clinton's life. She was born in Chicago, Illinois and attended Wellesley College. While there she was an active Republican, but that changed after the Civil Rights Movement and the Vietnam War.
The Press Plane
The Press PlaneVideo Clip (0:52)
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Pat Buchanan, speech writer during Richard Nixon's 1968 campaign, tells the story of one of Nixons early executive decisions.
The Electoral College
The Electoral CollegeVideo Clip (4:00)
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Host David Eisenbach explains what the history and purpose of the Electoral College is and why it is so important to America's democratic process.
The InaugurationVideo Clip (4:15)
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Host David Eisenbach gives the historic significance of the process by which a newly elected candidate assumes the role of President of the United States of America.
Bill Clinton on Martin Luther King Jr.
Bill Clinton on Martin Luther King Jr.Video Clip (1:44)
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Bill Clinton speaks on his memories of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Speeches & Audio (14)
Clinton's First Inaugural Address
Clinton's First Inaugural AddressAudio Clip (1:20)
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After defeating incumbent President George H. W. Bush and ending 12 years of Republican leadership in the White House, President Bill Clinton emphasizes change and renewal in his inaugural address on January 20, 1993.
Clinton on the 1993 World Trade Center Bombing
Clinton on the 1993 World Trade Center BombingAudio Clip (1:40)
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On February 26, 1993, a truck bomb was detonated inside the parking garage of New York City's World Trade Center, killing six people. The next day, President Bill Clinton reacts to the event in a radio address to the nation.
Clinton Brokers Israeli-PLO Peace Accords
Clinton Brokers Israeli-PLO Peace AccordsAudio Clip (1:50)
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In a ceremony held at the White House on September 13, 1993, Israeli leader Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat, leader of the Palestine Liberation Organization, signed an agreement to help resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. President Bill Clinton pledges U.S. support in the work that lies ahead.
Clinton on Healthcare Reform
Clinton on Healthcare ReformAudio Clip (2:39)
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President Bill Clinton addresses Congress on September 22, 1993, to ask for their support in fixing America's broken healthcare system.
Clinton on U.S. Involvement in Somalia
Clinton on U.S. Involvement in SomaliaAudio Clip (2:10)
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After a humanitarian mission in Somalia turned violent and U.S. soldiers were killed and dragged through the streets by a Somali gang, President Bill Clinton addresses the nation on October 7, 1993, regarding U.S. military action.
Bill Clinton on the Death of Richard Nixon
Bill Clinton on the Death of Richard NixonAudio Clip (1:14)
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On April 22, 1994, former President Richard Nixon died in New York City of complications resulting from a stroke he suffered three days earlier. President Bill Clinton eulogizes the former U.S. president.
Clinton Sends Troops to Haiti
Clinton Sends Troops to HaitiAudio Clip (4:55)
Audio Clip (4:55)
On September 15, 1994, in an address to the nation, President Bill Clinton reviews the reasons behind his decision to launch a U.S.-led military mission to restore a democratic government to Haiti.
Clinton Responds to the Oklahoma City Bombing
Clinton Responds to the Oklahoma City BombingAudio Clip (1:51)
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On April 23, 1995, President Bill Clinton attends the Time of Healing prayer service held in Oklahoma in response to the act of terrorism that killed 168 people. President Clinton speaks at the event and expresses the nation's grief.
Clinton Remarks on the Dayton Peace Accords
Clinton Remarks on the Dayton Peace AccordsAudio Clip (2:02)
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On November 27, 1995, President Bill Clinton announces the end of years of ethnic warfare in Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia. The leaders of the three warring factions met in Dayton, Ohio, and signed an agreement known as the Dayton Peace Accords, which created two new sovereign states: Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Clinton's Second Inaugural Address
Clinton's Second Inaugural AddressAudio Clip (2:19)
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On January 20, 1997, as the 20th century approaches its end, President Bill Clinton speaks about a new government for a new era.
Clinton Delivers State of the Union
Clinton Delivers State of the UnionAudio Clip (2:41)
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On February 4, 1997, in his first State of the Union address since winning reelection over Bob Dole in 1996, President Bill Clinton focuses on his administration's domestic policy.
Clinton Denies Sexual Relationship
Clinton Denies Sexual RelationshipAudio Clip (0:57)
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In a public statement to the American people on January 26, 1998, President Bill Clinton denies allegations of having had an affair with White House intern Monica Lewinski.
The "Clinton Apology"
The "Clinton Apology"Audio Clip (1:49)
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On a March 25, 1998, visit to Rwanda, President Bill Clinton delivers what later became known as the Clinton apology, in which he acknowledges America's failure to respond to the Rwandan genocide.
Clinton Announces End of Kosovo War
Clinton Announces End of Kosovo WarAudio Clip (1:24)
Audio Clip (1:24)
On June 10, 1999, in an address to the nation, President Bill Clinton announces the withdrawal of Serbian forces from Kosovo. A settlement was reached between NATO and Serbian military commanders to cease hostilities and begin creating a framework for peace.
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