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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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    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…

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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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    Thanks for the Memories, Mr. President

    Ms. Thomas discussed her lighthearted memoir, Thanks For The Memories, Mr. President: Wit and Wisdom from the Front Row at the White House, published by Simon and Schuster. It is a…

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    News Media and the Presidency

    Sam Donaldson and Helen Thomas spoke to the C-SPAN distance learning class, which consisted of Pace University, University of Denver, and George Mason University. They focused on the…

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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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    White House Daily Briefing

    Robert Gibbs briefed reporters on a number of topics including the status of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill response and the Obama administration’s stance regarding the Israeli raid of a…

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    Presidential News Conference

    In his first news conference since July 2009, President Obama talked about efforts to impose new regulations for offshore drilling and responded to criticism of the government’s reaction to…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Admiral Thad Allen briefed reporters on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. He was joined by Robert Gibbs and Energy Adviser Carol Browner.

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Robert Gibbs briefed reporters on a number of topics including the economy, Iran’s nuclear program and United Nations' sanctions, and the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Craig Fugate briefed reporters and answered questions about emergency relief efforts following flooding in Tennessee and Midwest tornadoes. Following his remarks, Robert Gibbs spoke to…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    General Stanley McChrystal and Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry briefed reporters on Afghan President Hamid Karzai four-day visit to the U.S. Afterward, Robert Gibbs also briefed…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Vice President Joe Biden confirmed reports that two senior al-Qaeda leaders in Iraq were killed over the weekend by Iraqi and U.S. forces. He also said that U.S. is on track to withdraw all…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    At the White House daily briefing, Secretary Geithner spoke to reporters and answered questions following a White House meeting with congressional leaders and President Obama about…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Robert Gibbs briefed reporters and answered question on a number of topics, including include the President’s meeting later in the day with French President Sarkozy, financial regulations, and…

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    Nuclear Arms Reduction Treaty

    President Obama announced that the U.S. and Russia have reached a new agreement on nuclear arms. It calls for both countries to reduce their nuclear arsenals by a third. He will sign the…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Mr. Gibbs spoke to reporters and answered questions. Topics included President Obama’s meeting with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, financial regulatory reform, a possible…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Robert Gibbs spoke to reporters and answered questions. House passage of health care legislation as the main topic. Mr. Gibbs announced that President Obama will travel to Iowa to promote…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Robert Gibbs spoke to reporters and answered questions, which focused on the process leading up to the House voting on health care legislation. Only a portion of the briefing was shown.

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Robert Gibbs spoke to reporters and answered questions. Topics included President Obama’s postponement of his trip to Indonesia and the timeline for health care legislation. In his remarks he…

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