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Presidential Classroom

The Presidential Classroom is a selective high school program in which students spend a week in Washington, D.C., at the Georgetown Marriott Conference Center at Georgetown University. During each one-week visit, students tour different sites in DC, including the State Department, the Capitol, the Supreme Court, Mount Vernon, Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial, World War II Memorial, and various advocacy organizations, such as the NRA, RNC, DNC, and ACLU. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Presidential Classroom has hosted 60 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1988 Speech. The year with the most events was 1990 with 14 events. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 1997 with an average of 407 views per video. Most appearances with Nila Vehar (15), Bob Dole (3), Nick Littlefield (3). Most common tags: Foreign Policy, Political Coverage, Persian Gulf War.

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    Media and the Political Process

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    Media in a Democratic Society

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    Presidential Classroom

    Charlie Cook, editor in chief of the Cook Political Report, talked to students about campaigns and elections, political…

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    Media in the Political Process

    Roll Call Senior Editor Ed Henry talked about covering politics in Washington and the impact of media coverage on the…

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