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    Political Humor and 2016 Campaign

    Cole Bolton and Chad Nackers talked about their satirical publication, The Onion, and the use of political humor during of the 2016 presidential campaign. Topics included history of The…

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    Reporting on the Presidency

    Gene Gibbons recalls what it was like to report on several presidencies. Mr. Gibbons covered Presidents Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, George H.W. Bush, and Clinton as a White House…

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    Political Polarization

    Former government officials, academics, and journalists talked about the causes of political polarization in America and the erosion of bipartisanship in government. Panelists included Haley Barbour, Mike McCurry,…

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    Progressive Media Organizations in 2016

    Amy Goodman, host and executive producer of "Democracy Now!" talked about her program’s liberal niche in the media landscape, the importance of independent media, and her views on the…

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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “Facebook: ‘Suppressing’ Conservative News?” The question was inspired by allegations…

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    2016 White House Correspondents' Dinner

    Journalists, politicians, and celebrities gathered for the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner. President Obama and comedian Larry Wilmore made humorous remarks about politics and…

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    2016 White House Correspondents Dinner

    Patrick Gavin spoke by Skype about the history and role of the White House Correspondents' Dinner. He was the producer and director of the 2015 documentary about the dinner, Nerd Prom: Inside…

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    Toner Prize for Excellence Awards Dinner

    President Obama called on journalists to continue to probe and ask tough questions of political leaders at a time when financial and social pressures were changing the way media operated. He partly blamed…

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    Kid Reporters

    Kaitlin Clark was interviewed on the C-SPAN Bus in Manchester, New Hampshire, about her job as a “kid reporter” for the Scholastic News. The interview took place February 6, 2016.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question: “How is social media changing politics?"The question was derived from a Politico Magazine article by Nicholas Carr titled, "How Social…

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    Republican Leadership Summit, Media Panel

    Joe Scarborough moderated a panel discussion of media in the 2016 election campaigns. This was part of the New Hampshire Republican Party’s “First in the Nation” Leadership Summit at the…

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    2000 White House Correspondents' Dinner

    President Bill Clinton and Jay Leno delivered tongue-in-cheek speeches about current political issues and about President Clinton’s future after the presidency. As part of their presentations…

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    White House Press Secretaries

    White House press secretaries from the Ford, Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Clinton, and Obama administrations talked about how the position changed over time and the difficulties they faced…

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    Reporting from the White House

    White House correspondents shared their experiences covering presidents from Jimmy Carter to Barack Obama. The first panel of former correspondents discussed some of the changes since their White House…

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    Communicators with Amy Mitchell

    Amy Mitchell talked about political polarization and its relationship with media-viewing habits. She discussed a recent study from the Pew Research Center that showed committed liberals and…

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    Q&A with Robert Novak

    Robert Novak talked about his memoir, The Prince of Darkness: 50 Years Reporting In Washington, published by Crown Forum. Topics included his experiences with fellow columnist Rowland Evans, whether to…

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    Henry Hotze, Confederate Propagandist

    Lonnie Burnett, editor of the book Henry Hotze, Confederate Propagandist, talked about the writings of Mr. Hotze, who was a journalist and editor that lived in Mobile, Alabama, for nearly a decade. From 1855 to…

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    Faith and Freedom Coalition, Herman Cain

    Herman Cain spoke at the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s “Road to Majority” policy conference at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. He attacked the Obama administration for its…

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    Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with Jay Carney

    Outgoing White House Press Secretary Jay Carney talked with reporters at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian Science Monitor at the St. Regis Hotel. His last briefing with the press…

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    Q&A with Mark Leibovich

    Mark Leibovich talked about his book This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral - Plus Plenty of Valet Parking! - in America’s Gilded Capital. He described his book as an insider’s commentary on the business of government,…

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