Tribute to Late Senator Warren Rudman's Legislative Career

Published Nov 29, 2012. In C-SPAN.

Current and former congressional leaders paid tribute to former New Hampshire Senator Warren Rudman. He died on November 19, 2012, at the age of 82. Senator Rudman was best remembered as a key player in the budget negotiations of the 1980's and for serving as the ranking Republican during the Iran-Contra hearings. He also helped orchestrate the appointment of retired Supreme Court Justice David Souter. PROGRAM: Welcome by NH Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and Sen. Kelly AyotteFormer Supreme Court Justice David Souter Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Sen. Daniel Inouye Former Senate Majority Leader Sen. George Mitchell Former Senate Majority Leader Sen. Howard Baker Former Senate Majority Leader Sen. Bob Dole Sen. Phil Gramm Former Commerce Secretary Pete Peterson - cofounder of Concord Coalition Former National Security Advisor Sandy Berger - Chair, Albright Stonebridge group Sen. John McCain Former Defense Secretary William Cohen Sen. Alan Simpson Vice President Joseph Biden