Filter by

Obama Transition

Sorted by Most Recent Airing

Showing 1 - 20 of 125 Show 100
  • [alt text]

    Community Service Day Lunch

    On Martin Luther King Day, as part of a “National Day of Service,” President-Elect Obama and Michelle Obama had lunch with community service volunteers who were writing letters…

    767 views
  • [alt text]

    President-Elect Obama Speech at Lincoln Memorial

    President-Elect Barack Obama spoke at a pre-inaugural celebration at the Lincoln Memorial. He spoke about the significance or the monuments on the national mall, the nation at a…

    4,316 views
  • [alt text]

    Wreath-Laying at Arlington Cemetery

    President-Elect Barack Obama and Vice President-Elect Joe Biden laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington Cemetery as part of their pre-inaugural activities in Washington, DC…

    1,052 views
  • [alt text]

    Role of the White House Chief of Staff

    Kenneth Duberstein and Mack McLarty, both former White House chiefs of staff, talked about their experiences, the job of the chief of staff, and what is ahead for President-Elect Barack…

    168 views
  • [alt text]

    Inauguration of Barack Obama

    Arianna Huffington talked about the inauguration of President-Elect Barack Obama and recent political news. She responded to telephone calls and electronic mail.

    112 views
  • [alt text]

    Inaugural Preparations

    Mike Allen talked about the lead up to the inauguration of President-Elect Obama and responded to telephone calls and electronic mail.

    44 views
  • [alt text]

    Inaugural Train Arrival in Washington, DC

    Video of President-elect Barack Obama and his family arriving Union Station in Washington, DC was shown.

    310 views
  • [alt text]

    Baltimore Inaugural Train Rally

    President-Elect Obama spoke on the final leg of a whistle-stop inaugural train journey to Washington, D.C. In his remarks at a rally at War Memorial Plaza in Baltimore, Maryland, he spoke…

    1,347 views
  • [alt text]

    Wilmington Inaugural Train Rally

    President-Elect Obama held a whistle-stop rally in Tubman Garrett Riverfront Park next to the Wilmington Station, where he stopped during his inaugural rail journey to be joined by Vice…

    637 views
  • [alt text]

    Philadelphia Inaugural Train Rally

    President-Elect Obama held a rally at the 30th Street Station in Philadelphia before boarding a train headed toward Washington, D.C., in the first stage of his inaugural rail…

    922 views
  • [alt text]

    Economic Stimulus Proposals

    John Shaw provided an update on the Obama stimulus package, the stimulus package announced by House Democrats, and recent economic news and developments. He responded to telephone…

    84 views
  • [alt text]

    Obama Presidential Transition

    Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne discussed the Obama presidential transition with students. Topics included media relations differences between the Bush and Obama Administration,…

    74 views
  • [alt text]

    Attorney General Nomination Hearing, Day 2

    On the second day of the hearing on the nomination of Eric Holder to be attorney general, witnesses testified about his qualifications and experience. Among the topics they addressed…

    881 views
  • [alt text]

    U.N. Ambassador Nomination Hearing Opening

    Susan Rice testified about her nomination as the United States ambassador to the United Nations. Among the topics she addressed were the organization and administration of the United…

    556 views
  • [alt text]

    Attorney General Nomination Hearing, Day 1

    Eric Holder testified about his nomination as attorney general. Among the topics he addressed were his involvement in pardons granted by President Clinton at the end of his presidency…

    1,472 views
  • [alt text]

    Homeland Security Secretary Nomination Hearing

    Governor Janet Napolitano testified about her nomination as secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. Among the topics she addressed were immigration, border protection,…

    359 views
  • [alt text]

    Securities and Exchange Commissioner Nomination Hearing

    Mary Schapiro testified about her nomination as chairwoman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Among the topics she addressed were regulatory oversight of financial markets, the…

    461 views
  • [alt text]

    Agriculture Secretary Nomination Hearing

    Former Iowa Governor Thomas Vilsack about his nomination as secretary of agriculture. Among the issues addressed were agriculture policy, farm subsidies, biofuel and alternative energy…

    202 views
  • [alt text]

    Briefing on Iraq and Afghanistan

    President-Elect Obama, Vice President-Elect Biden, and Senator Lindsey Graham spoke to the press before a meeting at the Obama transition office where Senators Biden and Graham would brief…

    233 views
  • [alt text]

    Veterans Affairs Secretary Nomination Hearing

    General Eric Shinseki testified about his nomination as secretary of Veterans Affairs. Among the topics he addressed were the quality of medical care for veterans, long waits to…

    1,063 views
  • Load 20 More