5,810Nov 11, 2013
First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy
Michael Beschloss and Barbara Perry talked about the life and influence of first lady Jacqueline Kennedy and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the ...
747Jul 9, 2013
After Words with Barbara Perry
Barbara Perry talked about her book, Rose Kennedy: The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch, in which she explores Rose Kennedy’s contributions to and influence over the famed family ...
191Oct 15, 2011
President George H.W. Bush Domestic Agenda
Charles Jones chaired a discussion of the domestic agenda of the President George H.W. Bush administration. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the ...
1,241Mar 23, 2011
Book Discussion on Jacqueline Kennedy: First Lady of the New Frontier
Barbara Perry examines Jacqueline Kennedy’s tenure as first lady. The author recounts the transformative effect Mrs. Kennedy had on the office of the first lady, from her renowned ...
490Jan 28, 2011
Rhetoric and Imagery of President Kennedy
Miller Center scholars examined President Kennedy’s rhetoric, symbols, and images, as well as his collaboration with speechwriter Theodore Sorensen. Barbara Perry explored how Kennedy ...
661Apr 20, 2010
The Supreme Court Appointment Process
Barbara Perry spoke about the Supreme Court appointment process as part of the 2010 Leon Silverman Lecture Series. She was introduced by Chief Justice John Roberts.
991Mar 19, 2005
First Ladies' Influence
The authors talked about their books on the topic of the first ladies' influence in the White House. After their presentations they answered audience members' questions. The panel was ...
26Mar 22, 2003
Free Speech During War
What does the past predict for the right of speech during the war on terror? A discussion in the City Council Chambers with Henry Abraham c-authored by Freedom and the Court: Civil Rights ...
101May 17, 2001
Justice Profile: Stephen Breyer
Guests talked about the life and career of Justice Breyer. During the course of the program several highlights of Justice Breyer’s speeches and interviews were shown.
21Mar 25, 2000
Writing About the Supreme Court
The panel talked about books they have recently written about the U.S. Supreme Court. Specifically they talked about presidential selection of Supreme Court justices. After their remarks ...
24Jan 20, 2000
The Press and the Federal Judiciary
Panelists discussed the media coverage of the federal judiciary
and how it contributes to public perception. They also focused on the importance of more knowledgeable reporting to better ...
27Oct 7, 1999
Book Discussion on The Priestly Tribe: The Supreme Court's Image
Ms. Perry talked about her book, The Priestly Tribe: The Supreme Court’s Image in the American Mind, published by Praeger. She focused on the image and symbolism of the ...
11Jan 29, 1997
Supreme Court in U.S. Life
Ms. Biskupic spoke as part of a lecture series on Supreme Court perceptions. She examined the bidirectional relationship between the Court and U.S. society and highlighted both how the ...
96Jan 22, 1997
Inside and Outside the Supreme Court
Mr. Suter spoke about his role as clerk of the U.S. Supreme Court and how the Court operates. Then Mr. Rishikoff, who had just returned from Haiti and Russia, spoke about how other ...
34Jan 15, 1997
Gender and the Supreme Court
Professor O’Connor spoke as part of a lecture series on perceptions of the U.S. Supreme Court. She provided an historical overview of ways the Court has dealt with the status of gender in ...
41Jan 8, 1997
Supreme Court During the New Deal
Professor Perry delivered the first lecture as part of a series on Supreme Court perceptions. She examined the controversies involving the Court during the 1930s, including FDR’s efforts ...