The Presidential Message

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

Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class.  Students from the University of Mary Washington participated via e-mail.

Martha Kumar, author of Managing the President’s Message: The White House Communications Operation, talked about presidential rhetoric and the relationship between the press and the president. Various 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.  close

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

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The Presidential Message

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Program ID:
318620-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 4, 2014

Airing Details

  • Apr 04, 2014 | 4:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3