2008 White House Correspondents' Dinner

At the annual dinner, the White House Correspondents' Association presented awards to journalists. President Bush made humorous… read more

At the annual dinner, the White House Correspondents' Association presented awards to journalists. President Bush made humorous after-dinner remarks in his last speech to the organization. He also made a point of leading the band in playing “Stars and Stripes Forever.” He was followed by comedian Craig Ferguson who made humorous observations about life in the U.S. as a new citizen.

Guest arrivals and the presentation of awards were shown prior to the keynote speeches.

Guest arrivals - 17 minutes

Opening, introductions, awards - 16 minutes

Dinner speeches - 44 minutes close

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

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2008 White House Correspondents' Dinner

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205066-2
Category:
White House Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 26, 2008
Last Aired:
May 2, 2008

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  • Apr 26, 2008 | 9:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 26, 2008 | 10:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 27, 2008 | 10:43am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 29, 2008 | 3:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 02, 2008 | 4:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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