The President and the Press

Moderated by Ms. Hume in a forum called, “U.S. Presidents in Perspective: The Shifting Fortunes of Presidential… read more

Moderated by Ms. Hume in a forum called, “U.S. Presidents in Perspective: The Shifting Fortunes of Presidential Reputations,” a panel of authors and journalists discussed presidential relationships with the press. After their presentations the panelists answered audience members' questions. 

The panelists were Jack Beatty, editor of POLS: Great Writers on American Politicians from Bryan to Reagan, published by PublicAffairs; Kathleen Dalton, author of Theodore Roosevelt: A Strenuous Life, published by Alfred A. Knopf; and Tom Wicker, author of George Herbert Walker Bush, published by Lipper. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Jack Beatty Senior Editor Atlantic Monthly
  • John Dacey President Massachusetts Found. for the Humanities->Board
  • Kathleen M. Dalton Instructor Phillips Academy->History and Social Science
  • David Harris Director Fair Housing Center of Boston
  • Ellen Hume Founding Director University of Massachusetts, Boston->Center on Media and Society
  • William Leahy President Boston University
  • Tom Wicker Bureau Chief (Former) New York Times->Washington Bureau
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Program ID:
183554-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Nov 20, 2004
Last Aired:
Jan 10, 2005

Airing Details

  • Nov 20, 2004 | 12:47pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 24, 2004 | 4:14pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 10, 2005 | 4:47am EST | C-SPAN 2
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