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    1998 White House Correspondents' Dinner

    White House correspondents gathered for their annual awards dinner. President Bill Clinton delivered humorous remarks. Ray Romano provided the entertainment for the evening. Helen Thomas…

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    Helen Thomas Oral History Interview

    Helen Thomas talked about President Johnson’s relationship with the press and some of the trips she took with the president. Helen Thomas became the first woman assigned to the White House…

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    25th Anniversary of USA Today

    A panel of veteran journalists discussed the topic, “Reinventing the News Business: 1982 and Today.” USA Today was launched as the first national newspaper on September 15, 1982. Mr.…

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    Listen Up, Mr. President Book Party

    A book launch party was held at the home of the Lebanese ambassador for Helen Thomas and Craig Crawford, co-authors of Listen Up, Mr. President: Everything You Always Wanted Your President…

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    President Bush's Legacy

    Helen Thomas discussed the legacy of President George W. Bush with students from around the nation participating in the Close Up Foundation’s week-long government studies program. Students…

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    National Press Club at 100

    Veteran Washington journalists told stories and reflected on the National Press Club’s colorful history on the occasion of its 100th anniversary. The NPC was founded by 32 reporters who wanted a…

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    Covering the White House

    Marvin Kalb talked to White House correspondents about how the press covers the White House. They responded to questions from members of the audience. The forum “Thank You, Mr. President” explored five decades of White House…

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    Washington Press Club 63rd Annual Congressional Dinner

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH), and Senator Ted Kennedy (D-MA), spoke at the Washington Press Club Foundation’s 63rd Annual Congressional…

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    Ethics and Journalism

    As part of an event honoring Clay Felker, the panelists, moderated by Mr. Schell, discussed the ethics of journalism in a fragmenting media culture, and the media’s responsibility as “watchdogs”…

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    Becoming a Journalist

    Moderated by Mr. Dionne, the closing plenary session consisted of panel members discussing the topic, “Why Becoming a Journalist Matters.” Topics included many stories of their experiences,…

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    Politics and the Media

    A panel discussion was held on politics and the media, moderated by Mr. Milewski. Topics included the relationship between media, government and politics, how press coverage of government…

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    Personal Recollections of the Civil Rights Movement

    Veteran journalists spoke about their personal experiences as reporters and activists during the civil rights movements, and particularly the reception to the movement in the South.…

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    Reporting War and International Politics

    Journalists talked about war reporting and their experiences as journalists in combat zones. Among the topics they addressed were the merits and flaws of the embed program used in Iraq,…

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    Perspectives on Journalism

    Ms. Thomas talked about her career as a journalist and the years she spent covering the White House. Following her remarks she answered questions from the audience.

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    National Press Awards

    Helen Thomas, Peter Jennings, and Otis Chandler were honored for their work and their careers in both print and broadcast media. Chandler is the former publisher of the Los Angeles Times.…

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    Presidents Who Have Known Me

    Ms. Thomas talked about her career as a White House correspondent, told anecdotes about the presidents she covered, and spoke briefly about her new book. Following her remarks she answered…

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    Sarah McClendon's 90th Birthday

    In honor of her 90th birthday, participants paid tribute to Ms. McClendon for her distinguished service as a journalist and for her work on behalf of veterans.

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    Crusaders, Scoundrels, Journalists

    Participants talked about the history of the media. They focused on how the media is viewed by politicians. They also talked about the entertainment factor in journalism, and the effect of…

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    In Search of L.B.J.

    In a forum sponsored by the National Press Club Foundation and the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library, reporters who covered the Johnson White House reflect on Johnson’s relationship with the…

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    Sam Donaldson Roast

    Journalistic colleagues and friends others paid tribute to Sam Donaldson’s long career in television journalism. They related humorous stories about Mr. Donaldson and his career and their…

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