856May 22, 2012
Book Discussion on Assignment to Hell
Timothy Gay presents a history of American war reportage during World War II. The author followed five journalists as they reported from the front lines of battle, Walter Cronkite (United ...
190Aug 1, 2011
Book Discussion on Keys to the Kingdom: A Novel of Suspense
Former Senator Bob Graham (D-FL) presented his novel that centers around the murder of a senator who is killed just prior to his op-ed on the investigation into the September 11 terrorist attacks is ...
18Jun 22, 2006
Florida Midterm Senate Election
Larry Lipman reported by telephone about the election for U.S. Senate in Florida. The incumbent is first-term Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson. His likely opponent is Republican ...
38Nov 25, 2002
Mr. Wiesel discussed the Holocaust, human rights, and his writing. He also talked about terrorism and the threat it posed to future peace. Following his remarks he responded to ...
32Jan 11, 2001
Humor in Public Life
Secretary Glickman talked about the role that humor plays in public life and its importance in leadership roles. He also reflected on humorous stories from his tenure as Secretary of ...
15Jan 14, 2000
Mr. Woodward spoke about the state of investigative reporting since the 1960's. He also focused on the public backlash against the press, the coverage of the Monica Lewinsky scandal, and the ...
23Jan 11, 2000
The Tobacco Industry
Nick Brookes talked about the tobacco industry’s efforts to be more open about the dangers of smoking and about its efforts to curb teen smoking. He said that critics of the industry had ...
11Jan 6, 2000
Administration Foreign Policy Goals
Mr. Berger spoke about the foreign policy achievements of the Clinton administration. Among the issues he addressed were the prospects for Middle East peace as well as conflicts in Bosnia, ...
9Dec 14, 1999
Year 2000 Readiness
Mr. Koskinen spoke about efforts to protect America’s infrastructure
from any potential computer problems resulting from the date change
on January 1, 2000. He said that ...
13Dec 10, 1999
Mr. Price talked about the implementation of higher standards in America’s public schools. He stressed that higher standards are needed but they should not be implemented until ...
17Nov 29, 1999
Mrs. Gore spoke about several programs designed to relieve the problems of homelessness, especially for those who are mentally ill. She concentrated on ways federal assistance could be ...
53Nov 5, 1999
Ms. Smith talked about the 49-year history of the Arena Stage theater in Washington, DC. She described the development of not-for-profit theaters, as well as the outreach, school and ...
17Oct 29, 1999
Why Is There A Marine Corps?
General Jones talked about the mission of the Marine Corps. He focused on the need for equipment modernization, and their role in foreign affairs. After his prepared remarks he answered ...
9Oct 25, 1999
U.S. Foreign Policy
Ambassador Rohatyn talked about relations between the U.S. and France, focusing on French attitudes toward American democracy, the economic integration of Europe, and Europe’s role in the ...
59Oct 18, 1999
Media Coverage of the 2000 Presidential Campaign
As part of a conference, “Are We Asking the Right Questions?: A Conference on Watchdog Journalism for Campaign 2000,” former Senator Simpson and journalists talked about media campaign ...
23Oct 12, 1999
Mr. Thomas talked about the start of his restaurant chain and the success of the business. He also focused on his own adoption and his efforts to increase adoption awareness. He spoke ...
21Oct 6, 1999
South African Issues
Archbishop Tutu talked about the end of apartheid, the election of
Nelson Mandela, and South Africa in the age of reconciliation.
After his comments he answered questions from the ...
40Sep 30, 1999
Youth Crime in America's Cities
Mayor Menino was in Washington to unveil a new institute to serve youth, education and families and to improve the quality of life in towns and cities. The mayor is chairman of the National ...
60Sep 29, 1999
Future of Turkey
Prime Minister Ecevit talked about his recent meeting with President Clinton regarding U.S. and Turkish relations. He also focused on the earthquake in Turkey that killed hundreds of thousands ...
34Sep 27, 1999
National Museum of the American Indian
Mr. West talked about plans for the National Museum of the American Indian which is scheduled to open on the national mall in 2002 and the next day’s groundbreaking ceremony. After ...
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