14Jun 8, 2004
Changing Media Habits
Participants talked about a recent survey of news viewers and their media habits in finding sources of news. They then conducted a panel discussion on how political leanings influence choices ...
268Mar 29, 2004
Life and Work of Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Panelists examined Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s prolific career as a senator, ambassador, scholar and author. Moynihan served as a Democratic senator from New York from 1977-2001. He passed ...
4Oct 8, 2003
Political Book Fair Interview
The authors talked about their book, The Media and the War on Terrorism.
42Sep 4, 2003
Book Discussion on The Media and the War on Terrorism
The Media and the War on Terrorism is a collection of conversations between public officials and journalists, compiled by co-editors Marvin Kalb and Stephen Hess and published by Brookings ...
65Nov 14, 2002
Book Discussion on Organizing the Presidency
Organizing the Presidency, published by Brookings Institution Press, examines how presidents from FDR to George W. Bush organized the executive branch and distributed power. To celebrate ...
73Nov 13, 2002
West Wing: The Oval Office
The speakers talked about the West Wing of the White House, focusing on the Oval Office.
11May 29, 2002
Press Coverage of Anti-Terrorism Policies
In the final forum in a series that began shortly after the September 11 attacks, Democratic foreign policy experts presented an overview of how the president and the press have handled efforts to ...
90May 22, 2002
Mr. Wallace was interviewed about his career in journalism and the history of broadcast news. He talked about his experiences and interviews for “60 Minutes,” business aspects ...
22Feb 13, 2002
Experiences in Afghanistan
Journalists talked about their experiences covering military operations in Afghanistan and about the dangers to reporters in various war zones. Following their remarks they answered questions ...
19Jan 16, 2002
Public Opinion and the War on Terrorism
Participants talked about public diplomacy, propaganda, and the U.S. information campaign in efforts to combat terrorism. Among the issues they addressed were the effectiveness of the ...
130Jan 9, 2002
Media and the War on Terrorism
Panelists talked about the relationship between the government and the media, information management policies in current efforts to combat terrorism, and media access to deployed ...
35Nov 14, 2001
Press Secretaries in Times of Crisis
Panelists talked about their experiences as White House press secretaries, focusing on the pressures and the responsibilities of government spokesmen during times of crisis. Following their ...
80Oct 31, 2001
The Role of the Press During War
Participants talked about media participation in wartime activities, reporting on military campaigns, and the lessons learned for coverage of past wars. Among the issues they addressed were ...
43Jan 9, 2001
The Clinton Legacy
Participants spoke about the Clinton presidency and how it might be remembered. Among the issues they addressed were his trade and foreign policies, economic policies, relations with the media, ...
48Apr 7, 2000
Vietnam and the Presidency
The forum participants discussed the costs and consequences of the Vietnam War, especially
as it related to the office of the presidency. They also told stories of their involvement
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 ...
30Sep 9, 1998
Book Discussion on The Little Book of Campaign Etiquette
Scenes were shown of a congressional reception hosted by Senator Moynihan for Mr. Hess, the author of The Little Book of Campaign Etiquette, published by Brookings ...
39Feb 20, 1998
The guests discussed the history and process of special investigations which might lead to impeachment. They also responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail.
11Jul 18, 1997
Mr. Hess and Secretary Glickman, who was the emergency official during this year’s State of the Union Address, talked about the law which governns presidential succession through the ...
231Jun 11, 1997
Watergate: 25 Years Later
Panelists reflected on the Watergate scandal that culminated in the resignation of President Richard Nixon. This was part of a symposium that marked the 25th anniversary of the Watergate ...
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