Red Cross Operations and the Economic Recession

Gail McGovern delivered a National Press Club speech on the challenges of operating the American Red Cross through the current difficult… read more

Gail McGovern delivered a National Press Club speech on the challenges of operating the American Red Cross through the current difficult economy. She said that over the past year, the organization had dramatically cut its deficit and exceeded fund-raising goals, despite the recession. She also talked about challenges involved in restoring public confidence in the Red Cross and fixing management problems, saying it had found new ways to raise money, including working with the digital media company that raised funds for the Obama campaign. She also responded to questions submitted from the audience. close

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Red Cross Operations and the Economic Recession

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Program ID:
287870-1
Category:
National Press Club
Format:
National Press Club Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 22, 2009
Last Aired:
Aug 13, 2009

Airing Details

  • Jul 22, 2009 | 2:26am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 22, 2009 | 7:21am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 22, 2009 | 12:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 23, 2009 | 4:34am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 25, 2009 | 10:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 26, 2009 | 1:10am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 28, 2009 | 2:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 28, 2009 | 8:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 13, 2009 | 4:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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