William Safire

William Safire

William L. Safire is an American author, semi-retired columnist, and former journalist and presidential speechwriter. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
William Safire has 16 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1986 Forum as a Columnist for the New York Times. The year with the most videos was 2005 with three videos. Most appearances with Mike Cuthbert (2), Allan J. Stypeck (2). Most common tags: Washington Politics, Commencement, U.S. History.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2008 - Present Columnist, [New York Times Magazine] Videos: 1 c. April 11, 1986 - Present Columnist, [New York Times] Videos: 14 c. January 1, 2000 - Present Chairman, Dana Foundation Videos: 0

Previously

Speech Writer, Nixon Administration January 1, 1968 - January 1, 1973 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Safire's Political Dictionary</em>

    Safire's Political Dictionary

    William Safire appeared on on “The Book Guys” radio show to talk about the revised edition of his book Safire’s Political Dictionary, issued in paperback…

  • William Safire Oral History Interview

    William Safire Oral History Interview

    William Safire reflected on his relationship with President Nixon and his work as one of his speechwriters. This is an…

  • Reporter Shield Laws

    Reporter Shield Laws

    Witnesses testified about the Free Flow of Information Act of 2007. The act included procedures through which disclosure of…

  • Presidential Medal of Freedom

    Presidential Medal of Freedom

    During a ceremony President Bush praised the recipients and presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom to the honorees as their citations…

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