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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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    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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    Presidential Candidates Debate

    The two major party presidential nominees and independent presidential candidate Ross Perot participated in the third and final 1992 presidential candidates debate. During the first…

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    Oval Office Historical Perspective

    The Oval Office was discussed from an historical perspective. Several clips were shown to depict the changes that the Oval Office has gone through. The Oval Office was first…

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    Nixon: The Movie

    Panelists discussed how Oliver Stone’s movie, Nixon, portrays President Nixon’s political career and presidential term. They debated how accurate the movie was and whether…

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    1968 - The Year and The Campaign

    Mr. Beschloss and Ms. Thomas spoke on the 1968 presidential election during the first part of a retrospective of the year 1968. The guests discussed the Democratic presidential…

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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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    Presidential News Conference

    President Clinton responded to questions from reporters on a number of issues in his first news conference as president. After brief statements supporting the move toward democracy in…

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    In Search of L.B.J.

    In a forum sponsored by the National Press Club Foundation and the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library, reporters who covered the Johnson White House reflect on Johnson’s relationship with…

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    Salute to Journalist Sarah McClendon

    Many paid tribute to White House journalist Sarah McClendon, who in her fifty-one years in Washington has covered 11 presidents. She is a native of Tyler, Texas and a graduate of the…

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    Helen Thomas Roast

    The guests took turns telling stories about Thomas, who is celebrating her fiftieth year as a Washington, D.C. reporter.

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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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    Oval Office Historical Perspective

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

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    Sam Donaldson Roast

    Journalistic colleagues and friends others paid tribute to Mr. Donaldson’s long career in television journalism. They related humorous stories about Mr. Donaldson and…

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    Presidential News Conference

    President Bush responded to questions from reporters in the White House East Room in the second prime time news conference during his presidency. He delivered a statement in support of…

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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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    White House State Dinner Special

    Following live coverage of the dinner toasts at the State Dinner for President Yeltsin, Ms. Baldridge commented on the protocol and preparations for State Dinners in the White…

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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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    The Press and the Presidency

    Experts discussed the media and its role of covering the president and presidential campaigns. Of special concern was the way in which candidates and presidents can manipulate public…

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    Women in the Workplace

    The participants discussed issues of equality for women in the workplace through education. BPW annual awards were announced. Senator Moseley-Braun and other award recipients…

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