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January 29, 2009
Opening Ceremony for the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, December 2, 2008.

U.S. Capitol Visitor Center Opens to the Public Speaker Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Reid, Senate Minority Leader McConnell, House Minority Leader Boehner, and Acting Architect of the Capitol Stephen Ayers commemorated its opening on December 2, 2008, with a ceremony in Emancipation Hall. 

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Visitors to the U.S. Capitol can also now find expanded information about visiting the Capitol at the new Capitol Visitor Center web site at:   Visit the web site now to learn about booking tours, amenities at the Visitor Center, the Exhibition Hall and tips for visiting the Capitol.

Note:  The transcript portion of the CSPAN feed below will only work on the CSPAN web site.  To continue on to the CPAN web site to search through the transcript of the CVC Opening Ceremony Video coverage, click here.

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