464Jul 19, 2013
Book Discussion on Coup
Keel Hunt and others talked about his book, Coup: The Day the Democrats Ousted Their Governor, Put Republican Lamar Alexander in Office Early, and Stopped a Pardon Scandal, in which he ...
277Oct 21, 2011
Online Accuracy and the First Amendment
John Seigenthaler talked about his experience when he was falsely accused online of being a suspect in the assassinations of President John Kennedy and his brother Robert Kennedy.
855Jan 20, 2011
50th Anniversary of Robert F. Kennedy's Swearing-In
Family, friends and colleagues of the of former Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy honored his memory and legacy at an event commemorating his swearing-in as attorney general January 21, 1961. Jack ...
711Mar 8, 2010
Religion in the 1960 Presidential Campaign
A panel discussion marked the 50th anniversary of the 1960 presidential campaign, won by then-Senator John F. Kennedy over then-Vice President Richard Nixon. The panelists talked about how the ...
489Mar 16, 2008
Robert Kennedy and the 1968 Campaign
March 16, 2008 marked the 40th anniversary of Robert F. Kennedy’s announcement of his candidacy for president of the United States. Friends, relatives, and aides shared memories of the ...
101Sep 13, 2007
25th Anniversary of USA Today
A panel of veteran journalists discussed the topic, “Reinventing the News Business: 1982 and Today.” USA Today was launched as the first national newspaper on September 15, 1982. ...
135Nov 27, 2006
Tribute to Arthur Schlesinger
Moderated by John Seigenthaler, three distinguished historians paid tribute to fellow historian Arthur Schlesinger and talked about his life and career. Mr. Schlesinger was special ...
25Nov 2, 2006
Press Coverage of the Civil Rights Movement
Panelists talked about the press coverage of the civil rights movement. They responded to questions from students in the audience.
194Jan 12, 2006
Reliability of Online News and Information Resources
Mr. Milewski moderated a panel discussion on the reliability of online news and information resources. Among the topics the panelists discussed were recklessness among some journalists and ...
60Dec 9, 2005
Freedom of the Press
Participating by remote video from Nashville, Tennessee, Mr. Seigenthaler, former assistant to Attorney General Robert Kennedy, spoke about the Internet and other freedom of the press ...
105Oct 28, 2005
Politics and Humor
As part of a conference titled, “Votes and Jokes: Laughter and America’s Political Personality,” the participants examined both the humor used by politicians and the political ...
293Oct 7, 2005
Book Discussion on The Secret Man: The Story of Watergate\'s Deep Throat
Bob Woodward talked about his book The Secret Man: The Story of Watergate’s Deep Throat, published by Simon and Schuster. Former assistant director of the FBI Mark Felt recently ...
564Oct 5, 2005
Media Coverage of the Civil Rights Movement
Veteran journalists talked in detail about their experiences in the South during the civil rights movement. Topics included the nation-wide effects of the movement, the influence of television, ...
63Mar 22, 2005
Two Generations of Journalism
John Seigenthaler, anchor of the NBC Nightly News weekend edition, interviewed his father, an author and founder of the First Amendment Center. The elder Seigenthaler related his experiences ...
145Feb 16, 2004
Members of a President’s Day panel talked about the presidential biographies they wrote for Times Books' American Presidents series. Mr. Schlesinger, the general editor of the ...
1,140Dec 9, 2003
Book Discussion on James K. Polk
Mr. Seigenthaler talked about his book, James K. Polk, published by Times Books. He described Polk as key to the U.S. westward expansion, and who carried forward the idea of ...
180May 21, 2001
Profiles in Courage Awards
Annual John F. Kennedy Profiles in Courage Awards were presented to President Ford for his pardon of President Nixon and Representative Lewis for his participation in the civil rights ...
26Jan 8, 2001
Race, Press and Public Policy
Journalists talked about race in America and how journalists have treated the issue of race relations over the years. Among the topics they addressed were media coverage of the civil rights ...
116Nov 18, 2000
The Legacy of Robert F. Kennedy
Participants spoke about the life and career of Robert F. Kennedy, telling anecdotal stories and relating their personal relationships with him. Among the topics they raised were ...
62May 18, 1999
Robert F. Kennedy Book and Journalism Awards
Ms. Hargrove accepted the 19th annual Robert F. Kennedy Print award and Mr. Christianson accepted an award for his book With Liberty for Some. Representative Lewis accepted an award ...
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