Gephardt announces his Presidential candidacy (Feb. 19)
With Tina Turner's "Simply the Best" in the background Gephardt announces he will run for president against George W. Bush. His states he will repeal the President's tax cut, create a new health care plan, recruit teachers by offering college aid, expand pre- and after-school programs, and make pensions portable.
- RAG0345TP (photo) Congressional Photographs Box 23 f.5
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- RAGJH0419 (Presidential campaign commercial) Congressional Audio/Visual Collection
- RAGJH0433 (Presidential campaign commercial) Congressional Audio/Visual Collection
- RAGJH0393 (excerpt from announcement speech) Congressional Audio/Visual Collection