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How to Watch President George H.W. Bush's Funeral

What to know about Wednesday's funeral

Liam Mathews

President George H.W. Bush's funeral will take place Wednesday, Dec. 5, at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. at 11 a.m. ET. The funeral procession will move from the Capitol to the cathedral starting at 10 a.m., and the funeral will run for about an hour and a half. CNN has the full program.

After the state funeral, the President's remains will be returned to Texas, where a second memorial service will be held at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston on Thursday morning. He will be interred at the George Bush Presidential Library & Museum in College Station Thursday afternoon.

Streaming service CBSN has wall-to-wall coverage of the proceedings on its desktop player, the CBS News apps and on CBS All Access. Every news network and streaming platform will be covering the services, so all you'll have to do to watch is turn on your TV or go online and navigate to your preferred outlet. CNN will livestream Wednesday's funeral without requiring a cable log-in from 1o a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.

Former presidents Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama and sitting president Donald Trump will all attend, as will Prince Charles. George W. Bush will give a eulogy, along with H.W. Bush's biographer Jon Meacham, former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney and former senator Alan Simpson.

President Trump has declared Wednesday a national day of mourning, so no mail will be delivered.

George H.W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States, died Friday. He was 94, the longest-lived president in American history. His wife Barbara Bush died earlier this year.

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