Bill Clinton / Oklahoma City Bombing Aftermath
Pol Light Moment #149 occurred on April 23, 1995, when Bill Clinton gave the eulogy for the victims of the Oklahoma City Bombing. Bill Clinton was the 42nd President of the United States and served from 1993-2001. He also served as the Governor of Arkansas from 1983-1992.
On April 19, 1995, a truck-bomb exploded at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 168 people died in the blast (History.com: Oklahoma City Bombing). A memorial service was held for the victims on April 23, 1995, and Bill Clinton gave the eulogy in his capacity as President at the time of the tragedy.
The entire text of the message is available on the American Rhetoric website. The following is a video from American Rhetoric featuring Bill Clinton delivering the eulogy for the Oklahoma City victims.
Quote Light: Bill Clinton has a page on the Quote Light blog.
Bill Clinton has been featured in other Pol Light moments and can be found by searching this blog with the Bill Clinton Label.
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The photo of Bill Clinton is in the Public Domain. Also, the photo of the Oklahoma City bombing aftermath is in the Public Domain.