1,812Jan 22, 2013
Q&A with Mark Shields
Mark Shields, syndicated columnist and political analyst for PBS, talked about his early days in politics and shared stories of his role as a legislative assistant to Senator William Proxmire (D-WI) ...
434Dec 4, 2012
Comity and Contention in Congress
Former Republican and Democratic members of Congress talked about how personal relationships on Capitol Hill have changed in the past fifty years, and how important those relationships are to ...
3,357Sep 17, 2012
Peter Hart Focus Group with Virginia Voters
Peter Hart led a focus group with Virginia voters and talked with political reporters about the group’s comments. Telephone lines were open following the meeting for viewer comments and ...
656Feb 16, 2012
Shooting from the Lip: Book Party
A book party was held at the Jefferson Hotel for the publication of Shooting from the Lip: The Life of Senator Al Simpson, written by Donald Hardy. Senator Simpson was shown mingling ...
202Dec 1, 2011
Peter Hart Focus Group with Virginia Republican Voters, Part 2
Pollster Peter Hart and political reporters from the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, CNN, and NBC analyzed a Republican focus group in Virginia’s ...
370Apr 19, 2010
Building and Construction Trades Department National Conference
The Building and Construction Trades Department of the AFL-CIO held its annual national legislative conference. Speakers at the opening plenary session included Vice President Joe Biden, Energy ...
684Nov 30, 2009
Peter Hart Voter Focus Group
Eleven voters from the Philadelphia area participated in a Hart Research Associates focus group. Peter Hart moderated the discussion on a wide range of topics including the Obama ...
1,897Apr 15, 2009
News Review with Mark Shields
Mark Shields talked about recent political and economic news. He responded to telephone calls, electronic mail, and tweets.
271Nov 1, 2007
Hart Republican Focus Group Meeting
Peter Hart conducted a focus group among Virginia Republican primary voters on behalf of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania. This was the second of ...
58Jul 6, 2007
Mark Shields delivered the keynote luncheon address at the 50th anniversary convention. He talked about presidential politics and the differences in the 2008 campaigns. He also talked ...
175Oct 3, 2006
Spina Bifida Roast of Bob Schieffer
Mr. Shields moderated a roast of Bob Schieffer at the 18th annual dinner to benefit the Spina Bifida Association. Journalists and politicians made tongue-in-cheek remarks about his career ...
123Apr 1, 2006
William Proxmire Memorial Service
The family of former Senator William Proxmire (D-WI) held a memorial service for him. Tributes were given by Mr. Paul Volcker, former Vice President Mondale, Senator Kennedy, and ...
115Oct 5, 2005
Spina Bifida Roast of Barbara Walters
Mr. Shields moderated a roast of Barbara Walters at an annual dinner to benefit the Spina Bifida Association. Journalists and politicians made tongue-in-cheek remarks about her career and ...
81Mar 30, 2005
The Center for American Progress hosted a discussion on whether a military draft was necessary to meet overseas military commitments. An article in the Washington Monthly had argued that ...
25Jun 23, 2004
Presidential and Congressional Elections
Political columnists and analysts described their insights into the 2004 election strategies. After their presentations they answered audience members' questions.
75Nov 13, 2003
Life of Senator Mike Mansfield
As part of the Leaders of Capitol Hill series, former Senator John Glenn and others remembered the life and career of the late Senator Mike Mansfield (D-MT), including his 24 years in the U.S. ...
65Oct 8, 2003
Don Hewitt Roast for Spina Bifida
A roast of Don Hewitt, the creator of CBS’s "60 Minutes", was held to benefit the Spina Bifida Association. A number of prominent media and political figures spoke, making jokes and ...
164May 3, 2001
Washington: Publication Party
A party was held to celebrate the posthumous publication of Meg Greenfield’s book Washington, published by PublicAffairs. Meg Greenfield was a Pulitzer Prize winning editorial ...
20Feb 6, 2001
Annual Congressional Dinner
Mr. Shields served as master of ceremonies of the 57th Congressional Dinner. A videotaped message from President Bush was shown. Reps. Dreier and Frost delivered humorous ...
84Nov 8, 2000
Mike Barnicle Show
A simulcast of the Mike Barnicle talk radio show was shown with guests and audience talking about the undecided presidential election.
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