VIDEOS: Senator Dianne Feinstein remembered at SF City Hall memorial service

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Thursday, October 5, 2023
Sen. Dianne Feinstein Memorial Service
World leaders, dignitaries, family and friends gathered in San Francisco, to say farewell to the late Senator Dianne Feinstein.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Senator Dianne Feinstein was remembered Thursday at a memorial service on the steps of San Francisco City Hall.

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The late senator and San Francisco's first woman mayor died last week at the age of 90 years old.

Mourners streamed into San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday to pay their respects to the late U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, honoring her as fearless, smart and the glue who kept the city together after two political assassinations that catapulted her into the mayor's office and the national spotlight.

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Thursday's memorial service for Sen. Feinstein was not open to the public, San Francisco officials said in a press release Wednesday. Only invited guests will have access to the service.

Following the service, the senator will be buried at a private, family-only ceremony.

Who spoke at the memorial?

San Francisco Mayor London Breed

San Francisco Mayor London Breed gives opening remarks at Senator Dianne Feinstein memorial Thursday afternoon.

President Joe Biden

President Joe Biden gave a recorded speech to honor Sen. Dianne Feinstein at her public memorial.

Vice President Kamala Harris

Vice President Kamala Harris spoke on the late Sen. Dianne's Feinstein legacy for women's empowerment at Thursday's memorial services.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer spoke of the late Sen. Dianne Feinstein's impact on women in politics at her Thursday memorial service.

Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi

Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi spoke of her decades-long friendship with Sen. Dianne Feinstein and of the former SF mayor's major political and societal accomplishments.

Eileen Mariano, granddaughter

Eileen Mariano, granddaughter of the late Sen. Dianne Feinstein, honored her grandmother in a warming speech at Thursday's memorial.

The Associated Press contributed to this article.

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