Presidential Scandals

The eighth hour of the 25th anniversary of viewer calls focused on the year 1987, various Washington scandals involving U.S. presidents and… read more

The eighth hour of the 25th anniversary of viewer calls focused on the year 1987, various Washington scandals involving U.S. presidents and their impact on American politics. Among the topics the guests addressed were the Clinton impeachment, the Iran-Contra scandal, the role of the press in Washington scandals, and the impact of various investigations into the actions of political figures. They also responded to questions and comments from viewers. 

An interview with 25th anniversary essay contest finalist Anthony Lee of Berkeley, Calif., as well as several clips from previous programming were aired. 

The program was part of a 25-hour call-in marathon commemorating 25 years of viewer calls that began with television’s first-ever, regularly scheduled, national viewer call-in program on October 7, 1980, when the 19-month-old network televised a live viewer call-in program from the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. close

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

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Presidential Scandals

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Program ID:
188655-7
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 8, 2005
Last Aired:
Dec 29, 2005

Airing Details

  • Oct 08, 2005 | 2:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 28, 2005 | 8:58pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 29, 2005 | 3:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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