167Nov 7, 2008
Chiefs of Staff on Presidential Transition
Leon Panetta and Ken Duberstein spoke about the presidential transition process, challenges posed by formulating a new cabinet, and the role of the White House chief of staff in a new presidential ...
187Sep 15, 2008
Presidential Chiefs of Staff
Presidential chiefs of staff talked about episodes from their careers and how the White House operates. Topics included qualities of the next President, historic moments, and how to tell the ...
100Mar 20, 2008
Priorities for the Next Administration
The panelists, including former administration officials and members of Congress, talked about the foreign policy and domestic issues that would face the next presidential ...
56Feb 20, 2008
A panel discussion was held about the upcoming presidential election and the need for inclusive leadership and strategic organization for effective governing. Panelists focused on avoiding ...
88Nov 10, 2005
Remembering the Clinton Presidency
Speeches opened the 11th Hofstra Presidential Conference, “William Jefferson Clinton: The "New Democrat” from Hope." The first speaker, former Secretary Albright spoke about foreign ...
18Jan 4, 2002
U.S. Economic Issues
Senator Daschle talked about the U.S. economy, the Bush administration’s economic policy, and the need for more rational proposals to stimulate the economy. Following his remarks he ...
117Mar 26, 2001
Elections, Politics and Governing
Mr. Carville and Mr. O’Reilly talked about American political culture, the 2000 elections, The Bush administration agenda, and the future of American politics.
16Mar 5, 2001
Future of Foreign Policy
Mr. Panetta interviewed former Secretary Albright about the challenges to American foreign policy and about her experiences in office. Among the issues she addressed were relations with ...
51Feb 26, 2001
Political Impact of Election 2000
Former congressional leaders and former administration officials talked about political implications of the 2000 presidential election.
9Aug 17, 2000
Beyond Election Day
Mr. Panetta spoke about the future transition from the Clinton administration to a new administration following the 2000 election. He answered questions on a variety of issues including ...
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 ...
61Jun 15, 2000
Chief of Staff in the Governing Community
Through personal recollections and anecdotes, former White House chiefs of staff talked about the day-to-day operation of the executive and the demands of the job. Among the issues they ...
36Jun 12, 2000
Third Party Candidates
Mr. Panettta talked to Governor Ventura bout the popularity of independent parties, his decision to leave the Reform Party, his experiences as a third party governor, and various other issues ...
35Apr 7, 2000
The Budget Process 1980-2000
Forum participants discussed the change in the budget process that took place in 1988. Among the issues discussed were the steps which much be taken to create a new federal budget. They also ...
9Feb 11, 2000
Congressional and Presidential Budget Priorities
Following President Clinton’s recent submission of his 2001 budget proposal, economic experts discussed budget proposals from both Congress and the president. They talked about the power ...
38Nov 18, 1999
Running the White House
Participants discussed the administrative role of the White House staff and how to effectively run the White House and implement a president’s agenda. After formal presentations they held ...
27Mar 18, 1999
Former Committee Chairman Portrait Unveiling
The portrait of Leon Panetta was unveiled in the House Budget Committee hearing room. Various speakers roasted Mr. Panetta. Mr. Panetta expressed appreciation for the honor.
11Feb 1, 1999
Participants discussed how the government handles the issues of Medicare and Medicaid. They focused on how Medicare is a sensitive political issue and it is very difficult to reduce spending ...
8Sep 28, 1998
Challenges Confronting Washington
Mr. Panetta talked about leadership and crisis management in the U.S. Capitol and commented on the current investigation of President Clinton. After his prepared remarks, he took questions ...
13Aug 17, 1998
British Coverage of Presidential Testimony
British television coverage of President Clinton’s testimony before the Grand Jury. They also speculated on the possibility of President Clinton addressing the American people at the ...
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