Speeches of Attorney General Richard Lewis Thornburgh

1988 - 1989 - 1990 - 1991


1988

August 12, 1988

Remarks of Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Following His Taking the Oath of Office, The White House, Washington, D.C.

September 9, 1988, 8:00 P.M.

"Federalism And Law Enforcement," Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to The Second Annual Lawyers' Convention of the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies, The Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C.

September 29, 1988

"Reinvigorating Government," Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to Carnegie Mellon University, School of Urban and Public Affairs, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

September 30, 1988

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to The Philadelphia Bar Association, Washington, D.C.

October 7, 1988

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to The Department of Justice Employees, Department of Justice, The Great Hall, Washington, D.C.

October 8, 1988

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before the United States Attorneys' Conference, Omni Hotel, Charleston, South Carolina

October 17, 1988

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before the International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference, Portland Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon

October 18, 1988

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Appeal of Conscience Foundation, Pierre Hotel, New York City

October 25, 1988

Address of The Honorable Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before The Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces Conference, U.S. Grant Hotel, San Diego, California

October 31, 1988

Address of The Honorable Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before The Oceans '88 Conference, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland

November 16, 1988

Address of The Honorable Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, at the New England Council's 63rd Annual Dinner Meeting, Westin Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts

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1989

January 16, 1989

Address of The Honorable Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before The 20th Annual Ecumenical Service, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Atlanta, Georgia

February 3, 1989

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to West Virginia Bar Association's Mid-Winter Meeting, Charleston, West Virginia

February 9, 1989

Statement of Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General, Before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, Concerning Fraud in the Savings and Loan Association Area

February 22, 1989

Address by The Honorable Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to The Economic Club of New York, Grand Ballroom, New York Hilton, New York City, New York

February 28, 1989

Statement of Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General, Before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies, Concerning The Department of Justice Budget

March 13, 1989

Welcoming Remarks by The Honorable Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to the Washington Institute of the National Council of Jewish Women, Great Hall, United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

March 14, 1989

"Remarks by The Honorable Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, The White House

March 20, 1989

Remarks by The Honorable Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to the Annual Meeting of Special Agents in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation and Drug Enforcement Administration, Phoenix, Arizona

March 28, 1989

"Three Mile Island," Remarks of Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General, at The National Press Club, Washington, D.C.

April 11, 1989

Remarks by The Honorable Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before The Pittsburgh World Affairs Council

April 26, 1989

Remarks by The Honorable Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Seventh International Drug Enforcement Conference, Miami, Florida

May 2, 1989, 10:00 A.M.

Statement of The Honorable Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.

May 14, 1989

Commencement Address by The Honorable Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to the 1989 Graduating Class of the University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

May 19, 1989

Remarks by The Honorable Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before the American Law Institute, Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C.

May 21, 1989

Commencement Address by The Honorable Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to the 1989 Graduating Class, The National Law Center, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

June 13, 1989

Remarks by The Honorable Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Texas Police Association, Fort Worth, Texas

June 19, 1989

Statement of Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Caucus on International Narcotics Control, United States Senate, Concerning United States International Drug Control Policy, New York, New York

June 27, 1989

Remarks by The Honorable Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before Operation PUSH Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois

June 29, 1989

Summary of Remarks by Attorney General Dick Thornburgh to a Program on Ethics and Management in Government, Sponsored by The American Bar Association, United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

July 12, 1989

Remarks by The Honorable Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before the 71st Annual Department Convention, The American Legion, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

July 19, 1989

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before the National Association of District Attorneys, Portland, Maine

August 2, 1989

Statement of Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, Concerning The United Nations Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances

August 8, 1989

"Back To Fundamentals -- Meeting Expectations For Law Enforcement And The Administration Of Justice," Remarks by Attorney General Dick Thornburgh to The House of Delegates of The American Bar Association, Honolulu, Hawaii

August 14, 1989

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before the American Correctional Association, Baltimore, Maryland

September 12, 1989

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Department of Justice Securities Enforcement Conference, Washington, D.C.

September 22, 1989

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, at Ceremonies Commemorating the Bicentennial of the Office of The United States Attorney General

September 27, 1989

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Drug Free Business Initiative, San Antonio, Texas

October 18, 1989

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Moscow State University, Moscow, U.S.S.R.

December 13, 1989, 5:00 P.M. (Local Time)

"The Rule Of Law: How Democracy Happens," Address by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before Members of Parliament, House of Commons, United Kingdom

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1990

January 8, 1990

Address by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, at a Department of Justice Ceremony Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Washington, D.C.

January 19, 1990

"The Separation Of Powers: An Exemplar Of The Rule Of Law," Address by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before The Federalist Society, The Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C.

January 22, 1990, 1:00 P.M.

"Codification And The Rule Of Law," Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before The Conference on Criminal Code Reform: A Conference of the Society for the Reform of the Criminal Law, Washington, D.C.

January 29, 1990, 2:00 P.M.

Statement of Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General, and Donald B. Ayer, Deputy Attorney General, Concerning the 1991 Budget, The Department of Justice, The Great Hall

March 13, 1990

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Judicial Conference of the United States, Washington, D.C.

March 21, 1990

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States Before the Seattle Rotary Club, Seattle Washington

March 22, 1990

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Greater Spokane Substance Abuse Council Luncheon, Spokane, Washington

March 22, 1990

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Stanford Law Review, 1990 Annual Spring Banquet, San Francisco, California

March 23, 1990

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Commonwealth Club of California, San Francisco, California

April 3, 1990

"The Rule Of Law In The Soviet Union: How Democracy Might Work," The Louis Caplan Lecture by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

April 16, 1990

"The War On Drugs: A View To Virginia's Summit," Keynote Address by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, at the Virginia Summit on Drugs Banquet, Richmond, Virginia

April 19, 1990

Statement of the United States by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Chairman of the United States Delegation to the Organization of American States, Ministerial Conference on Illicit Drug Use and Production of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances, Ixtapa, Mexico

April 23, 1990

"White Collar Crime: The Nature Of The Threat," Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Dallas Friday Group Luncheon, Dallas, Texas

April 30, 1990

"Goals In The War On Drugs," Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, at a Luncheon of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee, Columbia, South Carolina

May 2, 1990

"Kids and Crime," Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, at the Annual Meeting of the New Mexico Council on Crime and Delinquency, Albuquerque, New Mexico

May 2, 1990

"Objectives In The War On Drugs," Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, at the Governor's Conference on Substance Abuse, Albuquerque, New Mexico

May 9, 1990

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, at the Department of Justice, Asian/Pacific American Heritage Program, Washington, DC, Courtyard, Main Justice Building

May 11, 1990

"Money Laundering," Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before the City Club Forum Luncheon, Cleveland, Ohio

May 14, 1990

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, at the 60th Anniversary of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Washington, DC

May 18, 1990

Commencement Address by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to the 1990 Graduating Class, Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania

May 26, 1990

Commencement Address, "The Rule Of Law And Your Life In The Law," by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to the 1990 Graduating Class, Catholic University of America Law School, Washington, D.C.

May 27, 1990

Commencement Address by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to the 1990 Graduating Class, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA

May 29, 1990

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, at the DEA Annual Memorial Day Observance, Washington, D.C.

May 30, 1990

Keynote Address by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, at the National Executive Institute, Major City Chiefs Conference, Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri

June 26, 1990

"Doing Our Duty, Pledging Our Values," An Address by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, at the National Sheriff's Association Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado

June 27, 1990

"White Collar Crime: The Nature Of The Threat," Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Annual Luncheon Meeting of The Merchants and Manufacturers Association, Los Angeles, California

June 27, 1990

"The Rule Of Law In The Soviet Union: How Democracy Might Work," Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before the San Diego World Affairs Council Dinner, San Diego, California

June 28, 1990

"The Reach Of The Law," Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before The Lincoln Club of Orange County Luncheon, Irvine, California

July 10, 1990

"The Rule Of Law In The Soviet Union: A Necessary Framework For Democratic Reform," Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Heritage Foundation, Washington, DC

July 20, 1990

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference, Kansas City, MO

August 2, 1990

Statement of Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, Washington, D.C.

September 14, 1990

"The Americans With Disabilities Act: What It Means To All Americans," Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, at the Emily Rose Peeke Lecture, N. Neal Pike Institute for the Handicapped, Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts

September 19, 1990

Opening Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, at the Department of Justice, National Hispanic Heritage Month Program, Washington, DC, Main Justice Building

October 2, 1990

"A 'Brandeis Brief' On 'Other People's Money': The 'Living Law' In The 1990s," An Address by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to the University of Louisville School of Law, Inaugural Louis D. Brandeis Lecture, Louisville, Kentucky

Friday, October 12, 1990, 9:30 A.M.

"White Collar Crime: The"The Americans With Disabilities Act: What It Means To All Americans," An Address by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to the Business Week Annual Symposium of Chief Executive Officers on the Americans With Disabilities Act, The Willard Hotel, Washington, D.C.

October 15, 1990

Proceedings in the Supreme Court of the United States In Memory Of Justice Goldberg, Remarks of the Attorney General of the United States

October 17, 1990

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, at The First International Conference on Literacy and Corrections, Ottawa, Canada

October 30, 1990, 2:00 P.M.

Closing Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, at the Department of Justice Ceremony In Honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, The Great Hall, Washington, D.C.

October 31, 1990

"Prosecutors And The Press In The Search For 'The Truth, The Whole Truth And Nothing But The Truth,'" Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to the Associated Press Managing Editors Association, Dallas, Texas

November 8, 1990

"Values: Our First Line Of Defense," Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to the Hillsborough County Bar Association, Tampa, Florida

November 8, 1990, 2:00 P.M.

"The Americans With Disabilities Act: Full Citizenship For Persons With Mental Retardation," Keynote Address by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to the Fortieth Anniversary Convention of the Association for Retarded Citizens of the United States, Tampa, Florida

November 9, 1990

"Kids And Crime," Keynote Speech by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, at the Annual Midby-Byron Distinguished Leadership Awards Dinner, University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, Nevada

November 30, 1990

"The Rule Of Law In Eastern Europe," Opening Address by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to the Fourth Annual Lawyers Convention of The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies, New Orleans, Louisiana

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1991

January 8, 1991

"Our Blue Planet: A Law Enforcement Challenge," Keynote Address by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to the 1991 Environmental Law Enforcement Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana

January 15, 1991

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, at the Department of Justice Ceremony In Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Washington, DC

February 4, 1991

"Law Enforcement In The 1990s: Dawn Of A New Decade," Keynote Address by Attorney General Dick Thornburgh to The California Police Chiefs Association, 1991 Annual Conference, Anaheim, California

March 4, 1991, 9:15 A.M.

"An Anti-Crime Coalition For America's Communities," Keynote Address by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to the Opening Assembly of The Attorney General's Summit on Law Enforcement Responses to Violent Crime: Public Safety in the Nineties, Washington, D.C.

March 5, 1991

1991 Summit on Crime, Closing Remarks of Attorney General Richard Thornburgh, Cotillion Ballroom, Sheraton Washington Hotel, Washington, D.C.

March 9, 1991

"Values And Law In A New World Order," An Address by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to the 54th Annual Supreme Court Day Banquet of Drake University School of Law, Des Moines, Iowa

March 12, 1991

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, Before the Opening Session of the Judicial Conference of the United States, Washington, D.C.

March 13, 1991

Statement of Attorney General Dick Thornburgh, at the Public Hearing on Americans With Disabilities Act Regulations, Washington, D.C.

March 15, 1991

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to the National Newspaper Association's 30th Annual Government Affairs Conference, Washington, DC

March 28, 1991

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, at the Bureau of Prisons' Conference on the History of Federal Corrections, Washington, D.C.

April 19, 1991

Opening Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, at the Department of Justice Tribute to Attorney General William French Smith, Washington, DC, Great Hall, Main Justice Building

April 23, 1991

"Cracking Down On Violent Crime," Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to the Fifth National Meeting on Crime and Drugs of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Washington, DC

May 1, 1991

"Cracking Down On Violent Crime," Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to the Law Enforcement Appreciation Day Luncheon of the Citizens Crime Commission of Delaware Valley, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

May 17, 1991

" 'Fast-Tracking' The Rule Of Law: Our Most Valuable Export," An Address by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to the Dean's Weekend Symposium on Challenges to Democracy at Home and Abroad at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, Massachusetts

May 31, 1991

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, at the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force National Conference, Wesley Chapel, Florida

June 4, 1991

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, at the Annual Memorial Service for Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agents, Washington, D.C.

June 6, 1991

"Cracking Down On Violent Crime: The President's Crime Bill," Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to the Annual Meeting of the Kansas Bar Association, Wichita, Kansas

June 11, 1991

"Crime Victims And The President's Crime Bill," Remarks by Attorney General Dick Thornburgh Before the Annual Conference of the Florida Network of Victim Witness Services, Daytona Beach Shores, Florida

June 18, 1991

"Working Together To Tackle The Drug Problem," Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to the Second National Conference on State and Local Drug Policy, Washington, DC

June 19, 1991

"Cooperation And Compassion In The Cause Of Justice," Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to the Sixth Annual LECC/Victim-Witness Coordinators' Training Conference, Atlanta, Georgia

June 20, 1991

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, at the National Conference on Improving the Quality of Criminal History Records, Washington, D.C.

July 15, 1991

"The President's Crime Bill: Making The Case For Victims Of Violent Crime," by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, to the 1991 Annual Summer Conference of the National District Attorneys Association, Tucson, Arizona

August 15, 1991

Remarks by Dick Thornburgh, Attorney General of the United States, at His Farewell Ceremony, The Great Hall, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

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