1,593May 13, 1994
Life and Career of Godfrey Sperling
Mr. Sperling, the originator of “Sperling breakfasts” between public figures and journalists, spoke about some of his favorite memories from these breakfasts over the years.
1,200Nov 10, 2008
Life and Career of Condoleezza Rice
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice reflected on her tenure as the 66th U.S. secretary of state and the election of Senator Barack Obama as president. Among the topics she addressed were the ...
1,080Oct 9, 2013
Life and Career of Joe Manchin
Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) twas interviewed by C-SPAN about about his life and political career. Topics included his childhood in Farmington, West Virginia, his family’s political ...
839Sep 17, 2013
Life and Career of Cathy McMorris Rodgers
Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) spoke about her life and political career. She discussed her role among House Republican leadership, her reasons for going into politics, family ...
832Jan 14, 1988
Life and Career of Neil Postman
The author of Amusing Ourselves to Death discussed his experiences in teaching and research and his thesis that television has fundamentally altered the terms of discourse in our ...
777Jan 1, 1991
Life and Career of I. King Jordan
Mr. Jordan is the president of Gallaudet University in Washington, DC. The 124 year old university is the only liberal arts institution in the nation for deaf ...
748Apr 15, 1998
Life and Career of Kwame Ture
Mr. Ture, formerly known as Stokely Carmichael, talked about his life as a civil rights and Pan-African activist. He also talked about the effect of the Vietnam war on the civil rights ...
729Aug 7, 1988
Life and Career of Bill Clinton
Governor Clinton discussed his life and career. He also commented on his speech to the Democratic convention nominating Michael Dukakis. Television viewers and delegates to the convention ...
617Apr 15, 1994
Life and Career of Dick Cheney
Secretary Cheney spoke about his tenure as the single representative for the state of Wyoming. He also spoke about the decision-making process in which he presently finds himself concerning his ...
510Jun 18, 1991
Life and Career of Hugh Liedtke
Mr. Liedtke talked about his earlier years as a business partner with George Bush prior to Mr. Bush’s political career. He also discussed his thoughts about the United States ...
454Jan 11, 1990
Life and Career of Kimi Gray
Ms. Gray was interviewed as part of a series of “Washington Profiles”
featuring media, business and political leaders in the capital. She is chairperson of the ...
421Jun 11, 1991
Life and Career of George W. Bush
Mr. Bush, the oldest son of President Bush, talked about life as a member of the first family, his thoughts about running for Governor in 1994, and the parallels between baseball and ...
416Dec 15, 1987
Life and Career of Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Senator Daniel Moynihan of New York reminisced about his ten years in the U.S. Senate, and described his early life and his career in politics. This interview was part of the American ...
399May 4, 1994
Life and Career of Joseph Biden
Senator Biden described his life and his career in politics including his ability to positively affect the lives of the people of Delaware and others around the country. He talked about his ...
397May 10, 2006
Life and Career of Paul Clement
Mr. Clement talked about his life and his career that culminated in becoming U.S. Solicitor General in 2005. Topics included debating skills, arguing cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, and ...
393Nov 21, 2008
Life and Career of Pete Domenici
Senator Pete Domenici spoke about his career in the Senate and his future as a private citizen. He was interviewed in his office prior to his retirement in January 2009, after having served 36 ...
372Dec 13, 1988
Life and Career of Robert Byrd
Senate Democratic leader Senator Byrd talked about his career in politics and his life influences that led him into public service. He will be stepping down as majority leader with the new ...
364Jun 26, 1989
Life and Career of Eric Sevareid
The veteran broadcast journalist discussed his career. Sevareid
joined CBS in 1939 as an original member of Edward R. Murrow’s news
team. His work for CBS since then has ...
334Jul 28, 1994
Life and Career of Cornel West
Professor West, author of Race Matters, discussed his view of
racial problems in the U.S., the state of the civil rights movement, and his writings on the issues.
326Jun 15, 1991
Life and Career of John Connally
Governor Connally served as a three-term governor of the state of Texas. Born February 27, 1917, in Floresville, Texas, he received his education at the University of Texas and graduated in ...
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