Bill Burton on the Presidency of Barack Obama

Students from the Washington Center and George Mason University in Virginia participated by broadband feed in a distance learning… read more

Students from the Washington Center and George Mason University in Virginia participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. The topic for the week’s class was “The Presidency of Barack Obama.”

Former Deputy Press Secretary Bill Burton talked about the Obama administration. 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. Additionally, the class analyzes the changing role of media, especially social media, in shaping public opinion. close

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Bill Burton on the Presidency of Barack Obama

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Program ID:
319200-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 16, 2014

Airing Details

  • May 16, 2014 | 4:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3