648Nov 29, 2012
Memorial Service for Former Senator Warren Rudman
Current and former congressional leaders paid tribute to former New Hampshire Senator Warren B. Rudman who died November 19, 2012, at the age of 82. Senator Rudman was best remembered as a key ...
380Mar 21, 2012
Tribute to Former Senators Howard Baker and Bob Dole
The Bipartisan Policy Center paid tribute to “A Century of Service” by two of the center’s founders. From military service to careers in elected office, the combined public ...
1,084Jun 21, 2011
Memorial Service for Former Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger
Former Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger died June 2011 in Charlottesville, Virginia after suffering a short illness. He was the former secretary of state in the George H.W. Bush ...
539Mar 17, 2010
Bipartisanship and Political Discourse
Former President Jimmy Carter and former Tennessee Senator Howard Baker talked about bipartisanship in the current political climate. They focused on a variety of issues including the current ...
201Sep 25, 2007
Senator Byrd Portrait Unveiling
Senator Robert Byrd was honored as his portrait was unveiled in the Old Senate Chamber. He was praised by many present and former colleagues who shared reminiscences. Senator Byrd has ...
15Jul 23, 2007
U.S. Capitol Historical Society Dinner
Former Senate Majority Leader Baker gave the keynote speech at a diner honoring the role and contributions of the Majority and Minority Committee Staff Directors of the Senate. His remarks were ...
387May 7, 2007
Howard Baker, Jr. Oral History
Former Senator Howard Baker, Jr., talked about his career. He also talked about the career of former Senator Robert Dole (R-KS).
This never-before-aired interview with historian Richard ...
109Jan 20, 2007
Carter Administration and Environmental Policy
Michael Beschloss made the opening remarks for the second day of the conference, talking about the uniqueness of the Carter campaign and victory and about some of the accomplishments of the Carter ...
113Jan 20, 2007
Carter Administration and Middle East Policy
Moderated by Jon Meacham, former members of the Carter administration talked about the Middle East, defense policy, and intelligence. Topics included Carter administration peace efforts, former ...
88Mar 30, 2006
The Legacy of Churchill's Atlantic Alliance
The panelists talked about the legacy of Winston Churchill. The panel, moderated by Bill vanden Heuval, included the son of Winston Churchill and the granddaughter of Harry Hopkins, an adviser ...
105Oct 28, 2005
Politics and Humor
As part of a conference titled, “Votes and Jokes: Laughter and America’s Political Personality,” the participants examined both the humor used by politicians and the political ...
16Oct 10, 2005
Former Senator Thompson talked to students and faculty about public service in American life, his experiences in government, and the importance of civic engagement to the strength of the ...
24Apr 13, 2004
After an introduction by Ambassador Baker, Vice President Cheney made a speech at the Hotel Okura. He talked about the history and future of U.S.-Japan relations. Among the issues ...
13Sep 23, 2001
Japanese Ceremony for Terrorist Attack Victims
21Mar 5, 2001
Mr. and Mrs. Bakers, father and daughter, talked about headline news stories. They responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.
9Mar 1, 2001
Commission on Federal Election Reform
Election commission members spoke to reporters about the first meeting of the commission, the goals of the commission, and potential recommendations to improve the federal election ...
81Nov 16, 2000
White House Transition: Staff Viewpoint
As part of a symposium marking the 200th anniversary of the White House, current and former White House officials spoke about the daily workings of the White House. Among the topics they ...
38Jun 15, 2000
White House Organization and Reorganization
Former White House chiefs of staff spoke about the duties and responsibilities of the office during periods of transition in the middle of a president’s term. Among the issues they ...
12Apr 11, 2000
New Pandas for the National Zoo
Secretary Small and other officials announced that China had agreed to loan two giant pandas to the National Zoo for a ten year period in return for an annual gift of $1 million to a Chinese ...
85Dec 15, 1999
Olympic Site Selection Process
Witnesses testified about reforms undertaken by the International Olympic Committee to prevent corruption and ensure that cities bidding for the Olympic Games are given a fair chance. The ...
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