326Jul 1, 2013
A panel discussion was held on presidential power in foreign and security policy. Attorneys and constitutional experts gave an historical perspective on executive power in relation to Congress, ...
432Jun 8, 2013
Book Discussion on The Road to War
Marvin Kalb talked about his book, The Road to War: Presidential Commitments Honored and Betrayed. He spoke with the Chicago Tribune's Bruce Dold.
This event took place in the ...
289May 28, 2013
President Kennedy at American University and in West Berlin
Panelists talked about the significance and lasting influences of President John F. Kennedy’s commencement address at American University and his June 26, 1963 speech in West ...
324Apr 29, 2013
Technology and Propaganda in the Holocaust
Panelists talked about the use of technology to distribute Nazi propaganda, comparing mass media technologies of the mid-twentieth century with contemporary forms of communication.
339Sep 9, 2011
Journalists' Coverage of September 11 Attacks
Current and former news anchors for ABC, CBS, CNN, and FOX talked about their coverage of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the decade since. Marvin Kalb moderated.
806Mar 22, 2011
Conversation with Diane Sawyer
Marvin Kalb interviewed Diane Sawyer about her experiences as a journalist and the state of the news industry. Among the topics she addressed were the transformation of journalism, the state of ...
10Feb 9, 1998
Media Coverage of the White House
In a speech titled “Parsing the Theater of the Absurd,” Mr. McCurry talked about the role of White House press secretary during the most recent crisis in the White House concerning ...
14Feb 3, 1998
Current White House Crisis
Former Senator Simpson talked about the current crisis in the White House and the way in which the media are covering the story. Mr. Simpson was recently appointed director of ...
15Dec 9, 1997
Ms. Magazine Future
Ms. Gillespie spoke about the future of women’s magazines and the feminist movement. She talked about her efforts to make Ms. more reflective of younger women, women of many ...
6Nov 25, 1997
Mr. Bacon spoke about changes in media coverage of U.S. national security in the post Cold war world and how he tries to explain these differences to the media. After his remarks, he took ...
34Nov 19, 1997
CIA Future: Company Man
The panelists concentrated on the job of Director of the Central Intelligence Agency and communications with the White House and Congress. The panelists also talked about their personal ...
18Nov 19, 1997
CIA Future: The Overseers
Panelists discussed the congressional and press oversight and coverage of the Central Intelligence Agency. Journalists, lawmakers and intelligence experts talked about the roles of the ...
41Nov 6, 1997
Our Tradition of Sedition
Mr. Safire talked about freedom of the press in the United States and the history of sedition in this nation. He specifically focused on what happens when someone levels false criticisms ...
17Oct 7, 1997
Covering President Clinton
Mr. McCurry talked about both positive and negative trends in news coverage and the relations between the press and the presidency. He talked about the duality of the increasing ...
8Feb 20, 1997
U.S. Journalism Crisis
Mr. Panetta delivered the luncheon speech at a forum on the state of U.S. journalism. He spoke about the challenges facing the media and ways to address them from his perspective as a ...
20Feb 20, 1997
U.S. Journalism Crisis
In the first panel of a conference, “Is American Journalism in Crisis,” panelists discussed problems in the U.S. news media industry. They examined issues such media mergers, media ...
12Oct 11, 1996
Media and the Presidential Campaign
Participants discussed several issues associated with the almost completed presidential campaign, including the presidential debates, media coverage of the campaign and public dissatisfaction with ...
24Aug 30, 1996
Washington Journal: Friday Chicago
Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and ...
26Aug 11, 1996
New Media Impact on U.S. Democracy
Panelists discussed the impact of talk radio and television programs on presidential politics. They examined why candidates utilize these new media to communicate with voters and why voters use ...
18May 8, 1996
Militant Middle East
Ms. Miller talked about her new book, God has Ninety-Nine Names: A Reporter’s Journey through a Militant Middle East. She talked about the many episodes of violence in the region ...
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