239Mar 2, 2011
Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley
Richard Daley spoke about his experiences as mayor of Chicago and career in public service. He was the 54th mayor of Chicago and served in that position from 1989 to 2011.
602Jan 19, 2011
U.S. Conference of Mayors Opening Press Conference
Leaders of the U.S. Conference of Mayors held a news conference at the organization’s annual winter meeting.
297Oct 2, 2009
U.S. Presentation to International Olympic Committee
President and Mrs. Obama spoke as part of the Chicago 2016 presentation to the International Olympic Committee in Copenhagen. They talked about the city of Chicago, their ties to the city, ...
73Aug 27, 2008
Illinois Delegation Breakfast Meeting
The Illinois delegation to the Democratic National Convention met in preparation for the Convention.
12,332Aug 27, 2008
2008 Democratic Convention, Day 3
The third day of the Democratic National Convention at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, focused on military, security, and foreign policy issues. Senator Barack Obama was nominated by ...
33Aug 26, 2008
2008 Democratic Convention, Day 2 Preview
Prior to the official start of the democratic national convention, delegates, journalists and others participated in convention-related activities and spoke about the 2008 presidential election ...
33May 22, 2008
Government Role in Global Markets
Panelists talked about the role of government in attracting business at a regional and local level and their own efforts. Topics included transportation, education, and educating the local ...
104May 22, 2008
2008 National Summit on American Competitiveness
In the town hall session a panel discussion was held on challenges facing U.S. business to secure America’s position as a competitive economy in the 21st century and beyond. Topics ...
38Jan 7, 2008
President Bush talked at the Chicago Union League Club about numerous American policy issues. These issues included the educational system in Chicago, the Olympic prospects of 2016, and then ...
92Dec 10, 2007
Tribute to Dennis Hastert
Chicago Mayor Richard Daley and Representatives Bobby Rush and Judy Biggert spoke at an Illinois tribute to Representative Dennis Hastert. Many others, including President George W. Bush and ...
62Aug 19, 2006
Democratic National Committee Meeting
Democratic National Committee annual summer meeting was held at the Hilton Chicago Hotel. At the general session on the final day, DNC members vote on proposed resolutions, the 2008 Delegate ...
88Jan 25, 2006
Youth Gun Violence
A panel of officials spoke at a conference for U.S. mayors about youth violence, gun crimes, and weapon trafficking in urban areas. They talked about gun regulation and gun control programs, ...
72Apr 20, 2005
Richard J. Daley Urban Forum
As part of the inaugural Richard J. Daley Urban Forum, Mayor Richard M. Daley spoke about his father’s life. Mr. Beschloss then gave the opening keynote address on the life of ...
98Nov 16, 2004
AmeriCorps Volunteers Swearing-In
President Bill Clinton helped launch “City Year: Little Rock” by swearing in 40 members of the nationwide citizen service organization, part of the AmeriCorps network. Central High ...
17Jan 23, 2003
The speakers talked about the issues faced by cities, including homeland security and health care.
11Oct 24, 2001
Emergency, Safety and Security Summit
Mayors talked about emergency preparations, emergency response infrastructure, and information coordination in the event of disaster of terrorist attack. Mayor Morial is presentident of the ...
14Jan 27, 1999
Public Schools Task Force
Mayor Daley and others talked about the agenda for the Public Schools Task Force. He talked about the role that the task force has to play in the legislative process for this year. Mayor ...
13Jan 5, 1999
State Society Reception
An Illinois delegation met to honor Representative Hastert on the eve of his election as speaker of the house.
21Oct 29, 1998
Illinois Senate Campaign
Selected segments from the candidates running in the Illinois Senate race. Candidates were shown holding rallies and meeting with constituents.
19May 6, 1998
Special Meeting on Public Schools
Mayors met to discuss the state of education in public schools and how to improve and ensure quality. They stressed the central importance of mayors to improve public schools and Mayor Daley ...
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