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Former President Bill Clinton to attend funeral for Rep. Slaughter

Former President Bill Clinton to attend funeral for Rep. Slaughter

March 22, 2018 01:18 PM

Former President Bill Clinton will be attending the funeral service for Rep. Louise Slaughter in Rochester on Friday, representatives from the late congresswoman's office confirmed.

Forty or more members of Congress are expected to attend the funeral service via military flights. The U.S. Air Force is in charge of the flights. 

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The 42nd president of the United States will be joined by his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, as well as House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Georgia Congressman John Lewis.

Hillary Clinton, Pelosi, and Lewis will be among the speakers at the funeral.

The service on Friday will be held at Kodak Hall at the Eastman Theatre in Rochester at 11 a.m. Doors are set to open at 10 a.m. and is open to the public. The public should enter the theatre on East Main Street. 

Street closures will be similar to those during the Jazz Festival. Closures include East Main Street between Chestnut Street and Scio Street. Swan Street and Gibbs Street will be closed starting late Thursday evening. Main Street will be closed by 7 a.m. Friday. For information on parking at Kodak Hall, click here.

The congresswoman's funeral will be live on News10NBC and streamed on WHEC.com.

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