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    Oval Office Historical Perspective

    Various officials from previous administrations discussed their memories of the Oval Office.

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    An Evening with Former President Clinton

    As part of the society’s Distinguished Speakers Series, former President Clinton spoke about current international issues and voiced his support to President Bush and the U.S.…

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    National Press Awards

    Helen Thomas, Peter Jennings, and Otis Chandler were honored for their work and their careers in both print and broadcast media. Chandler is the former publisher of the Los Angeles…

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    Sarah McClendon's 90th Birthday

    In honor of her 90th birthday, participants paid tribute to Ms. McClendon for her distinguished service as a journalist and for her work on behalf of veterans.

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    Presidents Who Have Known Me

    Ms. Thomas talked about her career as a White House correspondent, told anecdotes about the presidents she covered, and spoke briefly about her new book. Following her remarks she…

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    University of San Francisco Commencement

    After receiving an honorary doctorate, Ms. Thomas addressed the graduates. She talked about the benefits and responsibilities of being an American at the beginning of the 21st…

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    New York Times Washington Literary Lunch

    Authors talked about the craft of writing and how and why they chose subject material. They also spoke about their experiences in writing their books. Following their remarks they…

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    2000 White House Correspondents' Dinner

    President Clinton and Mr. Leno delivered tongue-in-cheek speeches about current political issues and about President Clinton’s future after the presidency. As part of their…

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    Book Discussion on Crusaders, Scoundrels, Journalists

    Participants talked about the history of the media. They focused on how the media is viewed by politicians. They also talked about the entertainment factor in journalism, and the…

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    Book Discussion on Front Row at the White House

    Helen Thomas, often called the dean of White House correspondents, talked about her memoir, Front Row at the White House: My Life and Times. She commented on each president she had covered,…

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    Book Discussion

    Speakers talked about their books. Ms. Thomas discussed her book Front Row at the White House. Mr. Anderson talked about his novel Turn of the Century. Mr. Buckley spoke…

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    Mt. Vernon College Commencement

    Ms. Thomas spoke to graduates about the challenges facing them as they “plunge headlong” into a new life. She told them that their college education will serve as a…

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    Women in American Political Life Panel 1

    The panelists talked about how the role of women in public life has changed over the years.

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    No, Thank You, Mr. President

    Ms. Thomas talked about her journalism career of covering the White House and how the presidency has changed. She received the Freedom Award from the University of Denver.

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    Marlin Fitzwater Roast

    Former president Bush joined journalists, speechwriters and members of the Reagan and Bush administrations to roast former press secretary Fitzwater. President Bush appeared in a black…

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    1998 White House Correspondents' Dinner

    White House correspondents gathered for their annual awards dinner. President Clinton delivered humorous remarks. Mr. Romano provided the entertainment for the…

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    Daybook Interview

    In the daybook interview, Ms. Thomas talked about current headlines and took audience calls, faxes and electronic mail.

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    Covering the White House

    Participants discussed media coverage of the White House. Mr. McCurry and several journalists examined the issue from both sides and the dynamic between the press desire for…

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    Washington Journal: Wednesday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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