74Nov 5, 1998
McGrory Fourth Estate Award
Journalists honored Ms. McGrory for her distinguished career in
journalism. In accepting the National Press Club’s annual Fourth Estate Award she related several humorous
9Jul 15, 1998
Avoiding the Year 2000 Computer Problem
Senator Bennett talked about the possibility that the year 2000 will bring about a computer software failure that could have a devastating impact on the economies and industries of nations around ...
54Jul 14, 1998
Art Stolen in World War II
Director de Montabella discussed the issue of works of art confiscated by the Nazis during World War II. He described the task force he chairs that was formed this year by the Association of ...
67Jun 24, 1998
Preventing Teen Pregnancy
Ms. Fonda talked about her efforts to advise young people about the prevention of adolescent pregnancy. She talked about the problem of teenage pregnancy and describes how her organization ...
99Jun 16, 1998
Daytona 500 Winner
Mr. Earnhardt talked about his career in the NASCAR auto racing circuit and his recent win at the Daytona 500, considered the premier event in NASCAR racing. Mr. Earnhardt had never ...
42Jun 12, 1998
Women at VMI and in the Military
General Bunting spoke about women’s enrollment in military academies, and women in the military. He also took media questions. VMI is a state school and was required to admit female ...
101,940Jun 2, 1998
The Internet: The People's Media
Mr. Drudge discussed the Internet, dubbing it “the people’s media,” and talked about the ways in which news that is not reported in the mainstream media can be generated and ...
34May 27, 1998
Mr. Bond discussed the history of racism in the United States and his role as the chairman of the NAACP. He talked about the problems minorities are facing in today’s world and his ...
15May 19, 1998
Human Rights and Wrongs
Ms. Ogata talked about human rights abuses all over the world and what the United Nations and the United States can do to alleviate the problems. Following her remarks, Ms. Ogata ...
11May 13, 1998
Irish Peace Agreement
Former Senator Mitchell talked about the peace agreement in Northern Ireland. He chaired the talks and outlined what the agreement means to Northern Ireland, Europe and the ...
5May 12, 1998
Secretary of State News Conference
Secretary Albright talked about the Middle East peace process. She is scheduled to meet with Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Secretary Albright talked about her hopes for the ...
134May 12, 1998
Nike In the Global Economy
Mr. Knight talked about his company and its evolution from his selling running shoes out of the back of his car trunk to becoming a giant in the industry. He also touched on recent ...
6May 6, 1998
General Satcher talked about the history of the office of Surgeon General, his priorities for the post and current issues he is handling, such as the proposed needle exchange program. Following ...
14May 5, 1998
Baseball: What's It All About?
Mr. Palmer talked about his career in major league baseball and the aspects of the game he enjoyed the most. He pitched for the Baltimore Orioles his entire career and became involved in ...
16Apr 30, 1998
Ms. Shindle talked about the importance of education and awareness of AIDS. She said there is a great need in individual communities and schools for AIDS education and there is a danger of ...
7Apr 23, 1998
Secretary Slater talked about various transportation issues before Congress and initiatives he and the Clinton administration advocate. He talked about the infrastructure of the United States ...
6Apr 22, 1998
Public Works Needs in America
Mayor Rendell talked about funding for transportation and infrastructure and their importance to urban areas in his city of Philadelphia and across the nation. Mayor Rendell is in his final ...
5Apr 9, 1998
Presidential South American Trip
Mr. McLarty spoke about President Clinton’s upcoming trip to Chile for the Summit of the Americas. He talked about the agenda for the meeting, including agreements on child education ...
9Apr 8, 1998
Tobacco Settlement Pullout
Mr. Goldstone spoke about the tobacco industry perspective on proposed congressional tobacco legislation. He said that after the changes made to the settlement reached with the attorneys ...
11Apr 3, 1998
National Press Club 90th Anniversary
Senator Thurmond spoke at the National Press Club on its 90th anniversary. He reflected on the events of the past century and the importance of U.S. influence in the future. He also took ...
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