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  • emFounding Mothersem
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    Founding Mothers

    Ms. Roberts talked about her book, Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation, published by William Morrow. In the book, the author presents stories of the women of the American…

    254 views
  • Tribute to Barbara Jordan and Shirley Chisholm
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    Tribute to Barbara Jordan and Shirley Chisholm

    Moderated by Callie Crossley, three women shared their memories of political pioneers Barbara Jordan and Shirley Chisholm. Video clips were shown and the panelists honored the women’s…

    633 views
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    Founding Mothers

    Ms. Roberts spoke about her book, Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised the Nation, published by William Morrow Books. She discussed women of the Revolutionary generation, their roles in…

    224 views
  • emNine and Counting Women of the Senateem Book Party
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    Nine and Counting: Women of the Senate Book Party

    All nine women U.S. senators talked about the book to which they contributed and presented copies to young girls from their home states. Nine and Counting: Women of the Senate is published…

    205 views
  • Frank Mankiewicz Roast
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    Frank Mankiewicz Roast

    Journalists and politicians participated in a tongue-in-cheek review of Mr. Mankiewicz’s career in broadcasting and politics. Ms. Roberts emceed the evening’s events and Mr. Mankiewicz…

    176 views
  • Top 10 Historical Documents
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    Top 10 Historical Documents

    Officials talked about the results of a national contest to name the top ten historical documents and the display of the documents at the National Archives.

    200 views
  • Three Generations in Broadcasting and Politics
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    Three Generations in Broadcasting and Politics

    First lady Anita Perry, wife of Governor Rick Perry (R-TX), gave the opening speech of the conference. The three generations of the Boggs family, mother Lindy, daughter Cokie Roberts, and…

    87 views
  • Broadcasting Issues
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    Broadcasting Issues

    Following the presentation of an award to Cokie Roberts, Mr. Diller spoke to broadcasters about his career, business philosophy, and regulation of broadcast communications.

    27 views
  • 20th Annual Awards Dinner
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    20th Annual Awards Dinner

    The National Press Foundation presented awards to various journalists. Winners included Mr. Patterson, Ms. Roberts, Mr. Raines, and Mr. Kallaugher.

    16 views
  • The Economics of Journalism
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    The Economics of Journalism

    A panel of journalists talked about the kidnapping and murder of Wall Street Journal correspondent Daniel Pearl and its implication for other journalists abroad. They also talked about the economics of news,…

    47 views
  • First Amendment Awards Dinner
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    First Amendment Awards Dinner

    Journalists honored Mr. Donaldson and the late Katherine Graham for their contributions to journalism. They also recognized other colleagues for coverage of various news events including…

    69 views
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    War Letters

    Mr. Carroll shared the history and vision of the book he edited, War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars, published by Scribner. The book is a collection of 200 letters…

    79 views
  • Twentieth Anniversary of NPR Morning Edition
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    Twentieth Anniversary of NPR Morning Edition

    In a satellite college class about the 20th anniversary of NPR’s “Morning Edition” news program, Bob Edwards first showed his radio technique by interviewing Mike Wallace. Then audio clips were played…

    125 views
  • emFrom This Day Forwardem
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    From This Day Forward

    Mr. and Mrs. Roberts talk about their book From This Day Forward, published by William Morrow. The book covers issues such as marriage, love and family through an examination of the…

    16 views
  • New Hampshire Republican Primary Debate
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    New Hampshire Republican Primary Debate

    Moderated by Ms. Roberts, Republican presidential candidates answered questions about a variety of subjects including the economy, foreign affairs, health care and education. The candidates…

    456 views
  • Service to America Leadership Award
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    Service to America Leadership Award

    Mr. Imus and Mrs. Reagan were presented with awards for their work on behalf of various charities and causes.

    51 views
  • Legislation and the Mentally Ill
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    Legislation and the Mentally Ill

    Panelists focused on providing the mentally ill with full access to health care and ending discrimination against the mentally ill. They also discussed legislation that deals with patient…

    38 views
  • Cancer Education Rally
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    Cancer Education Rally

    The march was dedicated to the proposition that there should be no more cancer. Their goal was to get more federal money for cancer research. Various cancer survivors and those with…

    99 views
  • The Presidents Cabinet
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    The President's Cabinet

    Ms. Roberts moderated this discussion on the experiences of being a member of the president’s cabinet. They examined issues such as the role of the cabinet in the modern White House and the…

    55 views
  • National Press Awards Dinner
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    National Press Awards Dinner

    The National Press Foundation held its annual awards dinner and honored Mr. Donaldson, Mr. Rowan and Mr. Bloomberg as well as local journalists and cartoonists for outstanding journalism…

    57 views
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