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    Book Discussion on Founding Mothers

    Cokie Roberts talked about her book, Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation, in which she recounts the lives of numerous American Revolution-era women, from Martha Washington and…

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    First Lady Lady Bird Johnson

    Cokie Roberts and Betty Boyd Caroli talked about the life and influence of first lady Lady Bird Johnson and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. They discussed…

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    Media Coverage of America's First Ladies

    Panelists talked about how the media had covered America’s first ladies throughout the years and how first ladies tried to craft their image in the media. They examined how first…

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    Managing the Federal Workforce

    Cabinet secretaries spoke about managing the federal workforce and the value of public employees in the midst of shrinking budgets. They also responded to questions from the audience.

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    U.S. Foreign Aid

    InterAction hosted a forum in which U.S. foreign aid and global development was discussed. Panelists included Representative Gerald Connolly (D-VA) and former USAID Deputy…

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    Tribute to Lady Bird Johnson

    Lady Bird Johnson is remembered on the 100th anniversary of her birth. Her daughter, Lynda Robb Johnson, and others talk about Lady Bird’s life, achievements and…

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    Celebrating the Life of Tip O'Neill

    Journalists and political commentators reflected on the life and legacy of former House Speaker Thomas “Tip” O’Neill on the 100th anniversary of his birth. The…

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    Partisan Politics and Compromise

    Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger opened the first event of the University of Southern California’s Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy with remarks about…

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    First Ladies Through American History

    Scholars and historians considered the role and influence of American first ladies throughout history. Moderator Cokie Roberts posed the question, “Why do we study first…

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    Public Service Town Hall Meeting

    Administration officials spoke to government employees at a town hall meeting held to mark Public Service Recognition Week. They focused on the government workforce and its services to…

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    Betty Ford National Tribute

    A funeral service for former first lady Betty Ford was held in Palm Desert, California, at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church. Former first lady Rosalynn Carter, journalist…

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    Women and the White House

    Panelists discussed the influence of women in politics and presidential administrations. They discussed first ladies from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama, conflicting views of…

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    U.S. Global Leadership Coalition

    Former Secretary of State Madeline Albright, former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge, and others were honored at an event hosted by the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition. They…

    186 views
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    Midterm Elections and Older Voters

    Retirement Living TV hosted a discussion on health care and social security with Cokie Roberts, politicians, and other reporters and pollsters.

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    Midterm Elections and Older Voters

    Retirement Living TV hosted a discussion on health care and social security with Cokie Roberts, politicians, and other reporters and pollsters.

    202 views
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    Book Discussion on From Every End of This Earth

    Steven Roberts talked about his book, From Every End of This Earth: 13 Families and the New Lives They Made in America. He was interviewed by his wife Cokie Roberts and responded to…

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    History of Women in the U.S. Senate

    Female senators participated in a breakfast discussion moderated by Ms. Cokie Roberts. They talked about the history of women in the Senate and the book Nine and Counting: The…

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    Book Discussion on Spoken from the Heart

    Former first lady Laura Bush discussed her memoir, Spoken from the Heart (Scribner; May 4, 2010), in conversation with journalist Cokie Roberts. Mrs. Bush began and ended by…

    2,430 views
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    75 Years of the National Archives

    The National Archives has been the nation’s record keeper for 75 years. A panel of four researchers, a journalist, historian, university president, and filmmaker, each spoke…

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    The Evolving Role of the First Lady

    Participants spoke about the role of the first lady and how it had evolved as the nation changed during various eras. Among the topics addressed were the differing causes and projects…

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