297Sep 18, 2013
20th Century Presidential Leadership
Harvard Kennedy School Professor Joseph Nye talks about the foreign policies of 20th century American presidents and assesses the effectiveness and ethics of their choices. Professor Nye ...
198Jun 3, 2013
Gerald Ford Journalism Awards
CNN senior political analyst David Gergen and Representative Fred Upton (R-MI) were the featured speakers at the 26th annual Gerald Ford Journalism Award luncheon. They focused on Gerald ...
876Apr 3, 2013
White House Chiefs of Staff
Five former White House Chiefs of Staff shared stories of their time serving Presidents Ford, Reagan, Clinton and George W. Bush. Panelists included Donald Rumsfeld, Kenneth M. Duberstein, ...
162Feb 3, 2012
Conversation with Wael Ghonim
On the one year anniversary of being imprisoned in Cairo for his Facebook page that helped spark the Egyptian Revolution, Wael Ghonim spoke to students at the Harvard Kennedy School in Cambridge, ...
232Dec 5, 2011
Top American Leaders of 2011
Educators, journalists and politicians were honored at the Washington Post's Top American Leaders Awards. The awards, according to the Washington Post and its co-sponsor, the ...
466Mar 23, 2011
White House Photographers
Former chief White House photographers talked about what it takes to document the life of the president and the presidency and capturing history as part of their jobs. The photographers told ...
295Dec 13, 2010
Partisanship and the Political Climate
Miki Brzezinski moderated a panel on hyper-partisanship in American politics. Among the issues addressed were historical levels of partisanship in policy making, as well as strategies to ...
5,413Jan 11, 2010
Massachusetts Senate Debate
Candidates for the Massachusetts Senate seat vacated by the death of Senator Edward Kennedy debated various issues prior to the special election to fill the seat.
207Nov 13, 2009
House Democratic Agenda
Speaker Pelosi spoke about the Democratic party agenda in the House of Representatives. Among the topics she addressed were health care reform, abortion, the state of the economy, and U.S. ...
211Oct 13, 2009
Advising the President
Panelists talked about the unique insights they had gained in their roles as presidential advisers. Ted Sorenson was special counsel, adviser, and speechwriter to President Kennedy. Ken ...
390Aug 5, 2009
David Gergen Oral History Interview
David Gergen began his political career in 1971 as a staff assistant on President Nixon’s speech writing team. He talked about his relationship with President Nixon, the speech writing ...
357Nov 24, 2008
America's Leadership Challenges
In conjunction with the publication of U.S. News & World Report's annual “America’s Best Leaders” issue, many of the 24 honorees participated in a roundtable discussion on ...
62Sep 18, 2007
Presidential Campaign Forecast
Broadcast journalists Jim Lehrer and George Stephanopoulos talked about the 2008 presidential candidates and the issues facing the country. The discussion was moderated by David Gergen, who ...
86Jun 19, 2006
Tribute to President Gerald R. Ford
A tribute to former President Gerald Ford was held at the National Archives to discuss the national and global impact of the Ford administration. Ambassador Scranton made opening ...
41May 19, 2006
American Political Landscape
David Gergen gave the luncheon address at the annual Federal Circuit’s Judicial Conference. He was introduced by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts. In his remarks he ...
45Mar 21, 2006
Science and Health in the 21st Century
Federal research agency directors and private sector leaders discussed science and health issues of the 21st century. Topics included current medical research, the role of the federal ...
26Jan 27, 2006
Future of U.S. Leadership
With U.S. congressional elections later this year, political leaders discussed the long-term American domestic and foreign policy outlook and the need for effective U.S. leadership. Topics ...
93Nov 10, 2005
The Clinton Presidency
Scholars of the Clinton administration spoke at the plenary session of the 11th Hofstra Presidential Conference, “William Jefferson Clinton: The ‘New Democrat’ from Hope.” ...
161Oct 25, 2005
Leadership in America
Mr. Gergen moderated a forum titled “America’s Best Leaders: How do they lead? Where are they taking us?” Among the issues addressed by panelists were definitions of ...
49Feb 27, 2005
State-Federal Education Issues
The first two days of the 2005 National Governors Association winter meeting were devoted to the 2005 National Education Summit on High Schools. Secretary Spellings talked about the Education ...
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