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  • Forum Examines Press Coverage of the Presidency
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    Presidents and the Press

    The White House Historical Association convened a meeting in Washington, D.C. of those who work at presidential sites around the country -- and of descendants of presidents from James…

  • Washington Journal Ken Walsh on Politics and Popular Culture
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    Politics and Popular Culture

    Ken Walsh talked about celebrity culture in relation to the 2016 election and how the phenomenon had shaped presidential politics in recent decades. He is the author of Celebrity in Chief:…

  • 2005 White House Correspondents Dinner
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    2005 White House Correspondents' Dinner

    At the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner, journalists presented the association’s scholarship awards to students, and a brief videotaped response by the students was shown.…

  • 1998 White House Correspondents Dinner
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    1998 White House Correspondents' Dinner

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

  • Washington Journal Kenneth Walsh on the Celebrity Culture of Presidential Politics
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    Celebrity Culture of Presidential Politics

    Ken Walsh talked about his book Celebrity in Chief: A History of the Presidents and the Culture of Stardom, in which he explores the celebrity culture surrounding presidential politics.…

  • Open Phones
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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on President Obama’s appearance on NBC’s “The Tonight Show,” and his use of other less “traditional” media outlets. Ken Walsh spoke by phone on…

  • Presidential Press Secretaries
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    Presidential Press Secretaries

    A panel of presidential press secretaries talked about performing the political balancing act of speaking on behalf of the president of the United States while serving the public and the…

  • Media Coverage of the Bush Administration
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    Media Coverage of the Bush Administration

    Participants talked about the media coverage of the Bush Administration. They focused on the Administration’s attempts to manage the media and if the first 100 days are a valid measure of a…

  • 1996 White House Correspondents Dinner
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    1996 White House Correspondents' Dinner

    At the White House Correspondents' Association’s annual black tie dinner, President Clinton presented the WHCA awards, then joked about his “stealth campaign.” Comedian Al Franken joked…

  • White House Press Corps
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    White House Press Corps

    Mr. Weisberg and Mr. Walsh discussed the relationship between the Clinton administration and the media, including the administration’s release of information to the press corps and the…