1996 Radio and Television Correspondents Dinner

Radio and television correspondents, members of Congress and the Cabinet and others gathered at this annual dinner. Walter Cronkite… read more

Radio and television correspondents, members of Congress and the Cabinet and others gathered at this annual dinner. Walter Cronkite presented the Joan Shorenstein Barone award to Michel McQueen for her story on Rep. Longley, a Republican freshman from Maine. Speaker Gingrich and President Clinton spoke humorously about Washington politics. President Clinton mentioned several humorous bumper stickers for the 1996 presidential campaign. He also challenged journalists to continue to report events aggressively, yet fairly. Mr. Imus, a New York radio show host known for his irreverent humor spoke after President Clinton. He made many humorous, occasionally coarse, jokes about journalists and politicians in attendance and the president and first lady, and especially about Whitewater. The next day, Michael McCurry, the White House press secretary, characterized many of his remarks as “tasteless.” close

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1996 Radio and Television Correspondents Dinner

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Program ID:
70684-1
Category:
White House Event
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Statement
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 21, 1996
Last Aired:
Dec 31, 2000

Airing Details

  • Mar 21, 1996 | 9:40pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 21, 1996 | 9:46pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 22, 1996 | 12:21am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 22, 1996 | 5:44am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 23, 1996 | 9:02pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 24, 1996 | 12:02am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 27, 1996 | 8:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 27, 1996 | 11:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 28, 1996 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 30, 2000 | 2:35pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 30, 2000 | 10:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 31, 2000 | 6:15am EST | C-SPAN 1
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