348Aug 27, 2013
50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
Participants who were part of the early 1960s civil rights movement talked about the 1963 March on Washington, when Martin Luther King Jr. gave his “I Have A Dream” ...
270Aug 6, 2013
Defense Department Budget Cuts
Defense experts talked about the Pentagon’s review of the ten-year effects of President Obama’s military budget reduction plan along with the sequestration-based cuts as mandated in the ...
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 ...
323Apr 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.
731Jan 28, 2013
2012 Presidential Debate Moderators
Journalists who had been selected as moderators of the 2012 presidential debates talked about the debates, and the impact the debates had on the 2012 election. Among the issues they addressed ...
127Dec 7, 2012
25th Anniversary of the Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty
Former Reagan administration officials talked about negotiating a 1987 nuclear missile treaty with the Soviet Union. The Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), led to the destruction of ...
1,539Nov 19, 2012
Ted Koppel on Democracy and the Press
Former ABC News reporter and anchor Ted Koppel talked about the state of network news and the news consumption and the Internet have affeted quality reporting. He was interviewed by Marvin Kalb ...
705Sep 10, 2012
Defense Policy and the 2012 Presidential Election
Participants talked about the differences between President Obama and Mitt Romney in defense department policy and national security. Among the topics they addressed were approaches to economic ...
303Aug 5, 2012
U.S. Foreign Policy
Marvin Kalb of the Brookings Institute talked about the foreign policy of President Obama and Mitt Romney. He discussed Ptheir views on Afghanistan, Middle East uprisings in 2011, Syria, and ...
1,007Jul 25, 2012
U.S. Presidential Election and Foreign Policy
Michelle Flournoy and Rich Williamson, respective Obama and Romney campaign advisers, talked about their candidate’s foreign policy agenda for the next four years. Among other issues they ...
1,416Apr 25, 2012
U.S. Foreign Policy
Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) spoke about U.S. foreign policy. In his remarks he called for stronger U.S. leadership and engagement globally. Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT), who introduced ...
304Dec 7, 2011
How Americans First Learned of Pearl Harbor
In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Marvin Kalb used film, audio, and photographic records from the National Archives and the Newseum to illustrate the way ...
1,925Nov 7, 2011
Lara Logan on Coverage of Foreign Conflicts
CBS News Chief Foreign Correspondent Lara Logan was interviewed by Marvin Kalb about her career in and the nature of foreign conflict coverage. She spoke bluntly about her perspective on U.S. ...
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.
302Aug 7, 2011
Vietnam War and the Presidency
Marvin Kalb and his daughter Deborah Kalb talked about the book they co-authored, Haunting Legacy: Vietnam and the American Presidency from Ford to Obama. The book details the impact of the ...
301Jun 24, 2011
Book Discussion on Haunting Legacy
Marvin and Deborah Kalb looked at how the Vietnam War has affected presidential decisions regarding going to war since 1975. During this event at the National Press Club the co-authors were ...
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 ...
761Jan 31, 2011
New York Times Behind the Scenes
The executive editor of the New York Times and its Washington bureau chief discussed their operations in the digital age and ways that newspapers and other traditional news organizations can ...
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