Marlin Fitzwater

Marlin Fitzwater

Max Marlin Fitzwater was the White House Press Secretary for six years under presidents Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush, making him one of the longest-serving press secretaries in history. He is one of three press secretaries to serve in the position under two different presidents. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Marlin Fitzwater has 85 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1985 Forum. The year with the most videos was 1990 with 13 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2014 with an average of 844 views per program. Most appearances with George H. W. Bush (6), Michael "Mike" D. McCurry (6), Steve Scully (6). Most common tags: Persian Gulf War, Soviet Union, Political Coverage.

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Press Secretary, White House c. December 5, 1987 - c. January 1, 1993 Videos: 85

Recent Appearances

  • Presidents, Press Relations, and Social Media

    Presidents, Press Relations, and Social Media

    Marlin Fitzwater talked the evolution of press relations and social media during presidential campaigns, and how these…

  • White House Press Secretaries

    White House Press Secretaries

    White House press secretaries from the Ford, Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Clinton, and Obama administrations talked about how…

  • Presidential Press Secretaries

    Presidential Press Secretaries

    A panel of presidential press secretaries talked about performing the political balancing act of speaking on behalf of the…

  • White House Insiders

    White House Insiders

    Moderated by Greta Van Susteren, Former White House officials talked about the inner workings of the White House, and about…

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