87,154Dec 13, 1996
Clinton Administration Appointments
President Clinton announced three executive branch appointments: William Daley, a Chicago attorney and brother of Mayor Richard Daley, to be Secretary of Commerce, Rep. Richardson to be ...
69,748Apr 16, 2009
President Obama News Conference with President Calderon
President Obama and Mexico President Felipe Calderon held a joint news conference in Mexico City. In their remarks and answers to questions they focused on the need to crack down on smuggling ...
53,361Apr 30, 2011
2011 White House Correspondents' Dinner
Journalists, politicians and celebrities gathered for the White House Correspondents' Association Annual Dinner. President Obama gave humorous remarks focusing on the potential 2012 Republican ...
50,400May 1, 2010
2010 White House Correspondents' Dinner
Journalists, politicians and celebrities gathered for the White House Correspondents' Association Annual Dinner. Michelle Obama presented youth scholarships and Matt Winkler presented the White ...
35,687Apr 29, 2006
2006 White House Correspondents' Dinner
At the annual dinner, current White House Correspondents' Association president Mark Smith served as master of ceremonies. Ken Walsh presented youth scholarships and Ann Compton presented ...
28,489Jun 19, 2009
2009 Radio and Television Correspondents Dinner
President Obama delivered a humorous speech about the role of media in American society, commenting on his administration’s policies and foibles as well as the practice of journalism. At ...
24,434May 9, 2009
2009 White House Correspondents' Dinner
Journalists, politicians and celebrities gathered for the White House Correspondents' Association Annual Dinner. Michelle Obama presented youth scholarships and Brian Williams presented the ...
17,599Apr 2, 2012
North American Leaders Summit
President Obama held a joint news conference with Prime Minister Stephen Harper of Canada and President Felipe Calderon of Mexico as part of the North American Leaders' Summit. They discussed a ...
16,083Aug 22, 1996
Welfare Reform Bill Signing
Vice President Gore and President Clinton talked about the importance of reforming welfare in the proper manner. After being introduced by a former welfare recipient from Arkansas, President ...
13,695Jul 9, 2002
Medal of Freedom Award Ceremony
American Perspectives featured the Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony. President Bush presented the nation’s highest civilian honor to 12 recipients. Former South African ...
13,446Jun 25, 1990
African Leader Arrival
Mandela met with President Bush today at the White House as part of his private visit to the United States. Both men made comments prior to their meeting.
10,442Apr 26, 1997
1997 White House Correspondents' Dinner
Following the presentation of journalism awards, President Clinton
and others poked fun at politics and each other. The crowd of White
House journalists, Washington dignitaries, and ...
10,385Apr 27, 1994
President Nixon Funeral
Former presidents, congressional leaders, family and friends gathered
to honor the 37th president. Those eulogizing the former president
included former Secretary of State Henry ...
10,337Mar 28, 2007
2007 Radio and Television Correspondents Dinner
The Radio Television Correspondents Association presented awards to journalists for their contributions to the news industry. Following award presentations by President Bush gave a humorous ...
9,485Apr 26, 2008
2008 White House Correspondents' Dinner
At the annual dinner, the White House Correspondents' Association presented awards to journalists. President Bush made humorous after-dinner remarks in his last speech to the ...
8,038Feb 28, 1972
President Nixon in China
President Nixon was the first American president to visit China. During his historic trip to China in 1972, President Nixon met with Chou en-Lai and gave remarks in Beijing and other ...
7,758Oct 15, 1992
Presidential Candidates Debate
The presidential candidates for the 1992 election debated each other in the the second of three scheduled presidential debates. The participants were President George Bush, Governor Bill ...
7,400Jan 26, 1998
President Clinton outlined his latest child care initiative and the programs he intends to send to Congress for deliberation. The president also addressed the allegations against him that he ...
5,632May 19, 2010
President Calderon State Dinner Coverage
President and Mrs. Obama hosted their second state dinner in the East Room to honor Mexican President Felipe Calderon and his wife Margarita Zavala. Included in the coverage was a preview ...
5,528Jan 19, 2011
State Dinner for President Hu Jintao, Toasts
President Obama and President Hu offered the official toasts at a state dinner honoring President Hu. In their remarks they emphasized themes mutual respect and trust, cooperation, and a desire ...
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