Washington Classroom with Craig Shirley

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

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

Republican consultant Craig Shirley, author of Rendezvous with Destiny: Ronald Reagan and the Campaign that Changed America and Reagan’s Revolution: The Untold Story of the Campaign That Started It All, talked about Ronald Reagan’s presidency.

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, especially social 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:
318463-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 28, 2014

Airing Details

  • Mar 28, 2014 | 4:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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