Role of White House Press Secretaries

Stephen Hess, author of What Do We Do Now? A Workbook for the President-Elect, moderated a panel on the role of the White House press… read more

Stephen Hess, author of What Do We Do Now? A Workbook for the President-Elect, moderated a panel on the role of the White House press secretary, especially in the outset of a new administration. Current and former White House press secretaries spoke about their experiences, the routine and daily job of the press secretary, crisis management, maintaining good relations with the news media, and the changing nature of the media and the news cycle. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience. close

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  • Fisher, Richard W. President and CEO Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
  • Hess, Stephen Senior Fellow Emeritus Brookings Institution->Governance Studies Program
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Role of White House Press Secretaries

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Program ID:
282951-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 18, 2008
Last Aired:
Dec 27, 2008

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  • Dec 18, 2008 | 2:04pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 24, 2008 | 8:02pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 25, 2008 | 12:02am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 27, 2008 | 4:34am EST | C-SPAN 1
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