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    War Letters Reading

    Andrew Carroll, editor of War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars, read selections from the book at the Library of Congress. The book is a collection of 200 letters…

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    Take the Risk: Book Party

    Dr. Benjamin Carson talked about his book Take the Risk: Learning to Identify, Choose, and Live with Acceptable Risk, published by Zondervan. In his fourth book, pediatric neurosurgeon Ben Carson…

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    Distance Learning Class

    Students from the University of Denver and Pace University in New York City participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. Sam Donaldson spoke to the classes about the…

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    Israeli Ambassador Farewell

    A tribute was held to honor former Ambassador Daniel Avalon. Sam Donaldson was the master of ceremonies.

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    Ronald Reagan Banquet

    The program begins abruptly. During the Ronald Reagan Banquet, Rep. DeLay spoke briefly about conservative issues. Mr. Bozell and Mr. Donaldson introduced Mr. Novak by describing his biography and…

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    Madame Secretary

    Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright discussed her book, Madam Secretary: A Memoir, with Sam Donaldson. She described her life, her political career, and the nomination process for…

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    State of News Journalism

    Newseum hosted a full-day symposium titled “Examining Opinion and Bias in the News: The Grant Howell Legacy Symposium” that explored the perceptions and realities of bias in news coverage.…

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    Spina Bifida Roast of Barbara Walters

    Mr. Shields moderated a roast of Barbara Walters at an annual dinner to benefit the Spina Bifida Association. Journalists and politicians made tongue-in-cheek remarks about her career and…

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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…

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    1992 Campaign Analysis Debate

    Mr. Donaldson, representing the political left, and Mr. Novak, representing the political right, debated the news media’s handling of the 1992 presidential election during a conservative…

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    Presidential Candidates Forum

    Mr. Donaldson moderated a forum in which Democratic presidential candidates appeared individually to make a statement and answer questions about policies affecting the lesbian and gay…

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    Funniest Celebrity in Washington Contest

    This annual charity event featured comedy routines by Washington notables Senator Tom Daschle, former Secretary Dan Glickman, Cal Thomas, P.J. O’Rourke, Arianna Huffington, Judlyne Lilly, James Rosen and…

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    Media Bias Debate

    Following opening remarks and comments about conservative grassroots organizing, Mr. Donaldson and Mr. Novak debated the existence of bias in media reporting. Among the issues they addressed were…

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    White House Media Coverage

    Mr. Donaldson queried Ms. McClendon reflected on her years covering presidents from FDR to President Clinton. She also talked about the changes in journalism and the presidency over the…

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    War Letters

    Recently an Armed Services Edition of War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars was published by Washington Square Press and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. To celebrate…

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    Hall of Fame Dinner

    Mr. Donaldson acted as master of ceremonies for the annual Broadcasting and Cable magazine’s annual dinner for the Hall of Fame inductees. Eleven awards were given for contributions to the…

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    Communication Issues

    Participants talked about radio and television issues and government regulation of those industries. They did not answer questions from the audience.

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    ABC Radio Networks Program

    On his nationally syndicated radio show, Mr. Donaldson talked about current events and news of the day. A major focus of the program was on the crisis in the Middle East. Audio was cut…

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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…

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    Media Bias

    Mr. Donaldson and Mr. Novak debated media bias and coverage of political events. Following their presentations they took questions from the audience.

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