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    The Century

    Mr. Jennings discussed his new book, The Century, published by Doubleday and co-authored by Todd Brewster. The book uses color photography and the stories of ordinary people to describe the…

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    The Century

    Mr. Jennings and Mr. Brewster talked about their book The Century, published by Doubleday. The book offers an illustrated survey of the events and people of the 20th Century.

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    Presidential Elections and Network News

    Television news anchors talked about coverage of presidential elections, the role of network news broadcasts in increasingly competitive news markets, and ethical concerns in the field of…

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    America and the Courts

    At a dinner at the National Constitution Center, the 2004 We The People Award was given to William T. Coleman, Jr. for his lifetime achievement in civic engagement. The award was presented by Supreme…

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    News Anchors' Perspective on Presidential Elections

    News anchors talked about news coverage of campaign coverage, presidential politics, and the influence of the media on the political process. Among the topics they addressed were editorial…

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    Manchester Holiday Inn Vignette

    Staff from a number of media outlets stay at the Holiday Inn convention center in Manchester while covering the New Hampshire primary. Some networks even set up production areas inside the hotel.…

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    Dean Interview

    Mr. Jennings interviewed former Governor Dean. The former governor talked about his life, family, education, experiences, and beliefs.

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    National Constitution Center Dedication Ceremony

    The National Constitution Center is a new private non-profit museum opening to the public on July 4th. It is located on Independence Mall in Philadelphia. During the event part of the stage fell…

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    American Principles and Values

    Panelists talked about American principals, values, and the state of American culture. Among the topics they addressed were levels of civic participation, America’s role in the world,…

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    In Search of America

    Before an audience, the panelists talked about the founding, history, and future of the United States. Mr. Jennings moderated the panel. The panelists also responded to questions from the…

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    Roone Arledge Funeral Service

    At the funeral mass for former ABC Television president Roone Arledge, many past and present ABC television personalities eulogized him, describing his leadership in the television industry…

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    News Review

    Mr. Jennings talked about headline news issues. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

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    National Press Awards

    Helen Thomas, Peter Jennings, and Otis Chandler were honored for their work and their careers in both print and broadcast media. Chandler is the former publisher of the Los Angeles Times.…

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    Democratic Candidates Debate

    In a debate before the Democratic primary election, Vice President Gore and Senator Bradley drew sharp contrasts between their positions on health care, gun control and other issues. In the…

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    John Carmody Memorial Service

    Tom Brokaw and others spoke about John Carmody’s life and accomplishments. They also talked about their relationships with him.

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    8th Annual Intl. Press Freedom Awards

    The Press Freedom Awards were presented to correspondents.

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    Awards Luncheon

    Mr. Jennings announced the publication of a book which will accompany an ABC News series of programs called The New Century. He discussed how ABC undertook the television documentary series…

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    International Press Freedom Awards

    The seventh annual International Press Freedom Awards were presented to journalists, including Mr. Koppel and Mr. Friendly. Mr. Brokaw was the master of ceremonies.

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    Presidential Candidates Debate

    Vice President George H.W. Bush and Governor Michael Dukakis (D-MA) met at Wake Forest University for the first of two debates prior to the 1988 presidential election. The debate was…

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    Michael Jackson Talk Radio Show

    Micheal Jackson talked about local and national issues with listeners and viewers. He also had several special guests by telephone. Peter Jennings talked about his profile of Timothy McVeigh, the…

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