Washington Classroom with Craig Shirley

Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana,… read more

Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class.*

Craig Shirley, author Reagan’s Revolution: The Untold Story of the Campaign That Started It All and Rendezvous with Destiny: Ronald Reagan and the Campaign That Changed America of spoke to the class about the 1980s and the lessons they hold. Several video clips were shown.

This course was a joint educational partnership between C-SPAN, the Washington Center, George Mason University, and Purdue University. The semester focused on “The Presidency, Congress, and Media,” examining all facets of politics in the TV and digital age, taking a look at the issues and events shaping the agenda for the next Congress and next round of elections, as well as the historical process of public policy making.*Additionally, the class analyzes the changing role of media in shaping public opinion. close

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

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  • Steven Scully Associate Faculty Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars
  • Craig Shirley Founder and President Shirley and Bannister Public Affairs
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Washington Classroom with Craig Shirley

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Program ID:
311857-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 5, 2013

Airing Details

  • Apr 05, 2013 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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