Moynihan in the White House

Prior to his career in the United States Senate, Daniel Patrick Moynihan (1927-2003) worked in four presidential administrations. He… read more

Prior to his career in the United States Senate, Daniel Patrick Moynihan (1927-2003) worked in four presidential administrations. He served in the Nixon administration from 1969-71 as an adviser on urban affairs. His legacy has received renewed attention following the release of his papers by the National Archives. Four members of Daniel Moynihan’s White House staff discussed his relations with President Nixon and their collaborations on welfare reform, education policy, and other issues. The session was moderated by Mr. Weisman, editor of Daniel Patrick Moynihan: A Portrait in Letters of an American Visionary. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience.

This event at the American Enterprise Institute was sponsored by the Richard Nixon Foundation and the Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. This Nixon Legacy Forum was the tenth in a series of Nixon Legacy events planned throughout 2010 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Nixon opening his library in Yorba Linda. close

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

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  • Christopher DeMuth Staff Assistant (Former) White House->Domestic Council for Urban and Environmental Affairs
  • David Ferriero Archivist of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
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Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 30, 2011
Last Aired:
Feb 6, 2011

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  • Jan 30, 2011 | 8:31am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 30, 2011 | 7:31pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 30, 2011 | 10:31pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 05, 2011 | 3:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 06, 2011 | 2:32am EST | C-SPAN 3
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