A Conversation with White House Press Secretaries

Students from Pace University (New York, NY), the University of Denver (CO), and George Mason University (Fairfax, VA) participated by… read more

Students from Pace University (New York, NY), the University of Denver (CO), and George Mason University (Fairfax, VA) participated by video feed in a distance learning class. Former White House Press Secretaries Marlin Fitzwater and Michael McCurry talked to the students about the role of the media, the scope of their position, and the ability to carefully phrase responses. Steve Scully moderated the class and students from each location asked questions of the former press secretaries. 

Participating by video feed from outside of the White House, Ann Compton also spoke about the role of the media in covering White House activities.

Several clips from prior programs and news footage were shown.

This course was a partnership between C-SPAN, The Cable Center, and the University of Denver. The copyright for this program is held by The Cable Center. close

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A Conversation with White House Press Secretaries

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Program ID:
189207-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 6, 2005
Last Aired:
Sep 2, 2006

Airing Details

  • Oct 06, 2005 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 25, 2006 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 26, 2006 | 1:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 26, 2006 | 7:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 28, 2006 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 29, 2006 | 1:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 29, 2006 | 7:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 30, 2006 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 30, 2006 | 1:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 30, 2006 | 7:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 01, 2006 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 02, 2006 | 12:10am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 02, 2006 | 6:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2