535Feb 14, 2013
Book Discussion on Whatever Happened to the Washington Reporters, 1978-2012
Stephen Hess talked about his book, Whatever Happened to the Washington Reporters, 1978-2012, in which he revisits some of the 450 journalists he surveyed in 1978. He reported on what has ...
302Nov 10, 2010
Moynihan in the White House
Prior to his career in the United States Senate, Daniel Patrick Moynihan (1927-2003) worked in four presidential administrations. He served in the Nixon administration from 1969-71 as an ...
682Oct 18, 2010
Book Discussion on Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Steven Weisman moderated a discussion about former Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D-NY). Mr. Weisman is the editor of the book Daniel Patrick Moynihan: A Portrait in Letters of an American ...
54Dec 27, 2009
The President's First Year in Review
Stephen Hess, senior fellow emeritus for Brookings Institution, and Dan Thomasson, columnist and former vice president for Scripps Howard News Service, talked about the achievements of the ...
60Jan 7, 2009
Congress and the White House
Former White House officials and presidential aids spoke about White House relations with Congress and their advice for President-Elect Obama during his transition period. They also focused on ...
162Dec 18, 2008
Role of White House Press Secretaries
Stephen Hess, author of What Do We Do Now? A Workbook for the President-Elect, moderated a panel on the role of the White House press secretary, especially in the outset of a new ...
224Dec 1, 2008
Media Relations and the Obama Presidency
A group of former White House press secretaries participated in a panel discussion
on White House media relations and advice for President-Elect Obama for his transition period. Topics ...
43Nov 7, 2008
Presidential Transition and Campaign Promises
Stephen Hess and Terry Edmonds talked about the presidential transition process, focusing on ways in which the new Obama administration will have to respond to public expectations and develop policy ...
17Oct 19, 2006
Ethics in Congress
Mr. Fitton moderated a panel on congressional ethics the conduct of Republican leadership in a case involving Representative Mark Foley’s contact with congressional pages. They ...
33Feb 4, 2006
Book Discussion on Through Their Eyes: Foreign Correspondents in the U.S.
Stephen Hess talked about his book Through Their Eyes: Foreign Correspondents in the United States, published by Brookings Institution Press. Mr. Hess, senior fellow emeritus at ...
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 ...
72Nov 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 ...
17Jan 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 ...
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