Presidential Advance Work

Former presidential staff members talked about advance work and preparation for presidential events. They discussed setting up… read more

Former presidential staff members talked about advance work and preparation for presidential events. They discussed setting up presidential events for the press, including campaign events. The discussion also included a behind-the-scenes look at President Reagan’s funeral which they were involved in planning. Mr. Hooley was the Director of Presidential Advance and Mr. Littlefair was Lead Advance for President Reagan. Mr. Foster was also a former director for Presidential Press Advance in the Reagan administration and a former deputy press secretary for President George H.W. Bush.

Ronald Reagan was the focus of the year’s Presidential Lecture Series at the Dole Institute of Politics. The presentation was titled “Stagecraft Stories: How Advance Work Builds Presidential Image.” close

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

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Presidential Advance Work

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Program ID:
184912-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Lawrence, Kansas, United States
First Aired:
Mar 27, 2005
Last Aired:
Jan 2, 2006

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  • Mar 27, 2005 | 6:29pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 27, 2005 | 9:31pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 28, 2005 | 12:33am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 28, 2005 | 5:11pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 05, 2005 | 6:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 01, 2006 | 2:39pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 02, 2006 | 3:28am EST | C-SPAN 1
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