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    Book Discussion on Whatever Happened to the Washington Reporters, 1978-2012

    Stephen Hess talked about his book, Whatever Happened to the Washington Reporters, 1978-2012, in which he revisits some of the 450 journalists he surveyed in 1978. He reported on what has…

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    Moynihan in the White House

    Prior to his career in the United States Senate, Daniel Patrick Moynihan (1927-2003) worked in four presidential administrations. He served in the Nixon administration from 1969-71 as…

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    Book Discussion on Daniel Patrick Moynihan

    Steven Weisman moderated a discussion about former Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D-NY). Mr. Weisman is the editor of the book Daniel Patrick Moynihan: A Portrait in Letters of an…

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    The President's First Year in Review

    Stephen Hess, senior fellow emeritus for Brookings Institution, and Dan Thomasson, columnist and former vice president for Scripps Howard News Service, talked about the achievements of the…

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    Congress and the White House

    Former White House officials and presidential aids spoke about White House relations with Congress and their advice for President-Elect Obama during his transition period. They also…

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    Role of White House Press Secretaries

    Stephen Hess, author of What Do We Do Now? A Workbook for the President-Elect, moderated a panel on the role of the White House press secretary, especially in the outset of a new…

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    Media Relations and the Obama Presidency

    A group of former White House press secretaries participated in a panel discussion on White House media relations and advice for President-Elect Obama for his transition period. Topics…

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    Presidential Transition and Campaign Promises

    Stephen Hess and Terry Edmonds talked about the presidential transition process, focusing on ways in which the new Obama administration will have to respond to public expectations and…

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    Ethics in Congress

    Mr. Fitton moderated a panel on congressional ethics the conduct of Republican leadership in a case involving Representative Mark Foley’s contact with congressional…

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    Book Discussion on Through Their Eyes: Foreign Correspondents in the U.S.

    Stephen Hess talked about his book Through Their Eyes: Foreign Correspondents in the United States, published by Brookings Institution Press. Mr. Hess, senior fellow emeritus at…

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    Changing Media Habits

    Participants talked about a recent survey of news viewers and their media habits in finding sources of news. They then conducted a panel discussion on how political leanings influence…

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    Life and Work of Daniel Patrick Moynihan

    Panelists examined Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s prolific career as a senator, ambassador, scholar and author. Moynihan served as a Democratic senator from New York from 1977-2001.…

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    Political Book Fair Interview

    The authors talked about their book, The Media and the War on Terrorism.

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    Book Discussion on The Media and the War on Terrorism

    The Media and the War on Terrorism is a collection of conversations between public officials and journalists, compiled by co-editors Marvin Kalb and Stephen Hess and published by Brookings…

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    Book Discussion on Organizing the Presidency

    Organizing the Presidency, published by Brookings Institution Press, examines how presidents from FDR to George W. Bush organized the executive branch and distributed power. To…

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    West Wing: The Oval Office

    The speakers talked about the West Wing of the White House, focusing on the Oval Office.

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    Press Coverage of Anti-Terrorism Policies

    In the final forum in a series that began shortly after the September 11 attacks, Democratic foreign policy experts presented an overview of how the president and the press have handled…

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    Broadcast News

    Mr. Wallace was interviewed about his career in journalism and the history of broadcast news. He talked about his experiences and interviews for “60 Minutes,” business…

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    Experiences in Afghanistan

    Journalists talked about their experiences covering military operations in Afghanistan and about the dangers to reporters in various war zones. Following their remarks they answered…

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    Public Opinion and the War on Terrorism

    Participants talked about public diplomacy, propaganda, and the U.S. information campaign in efforts to combat terrorism. Among the issues they addressed were the effectiveness of the…

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