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    After Words with April Ryan

    April Ryan talked about her book The Presidency in Black and White: My Up-Close View of Three Presidents and Race in America, in which she recounts her over twenty-five year career in…

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    Q&A with Ann Compton

    Ann Compton talked about her 41-year career covering the White House. She talked about covering presidents from Gerald Ford to Barack Obama and shared her personal experiences with these…

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    White House Communications

    Two former White House spokepersons talked about communications strategy and relationship with the press corps. They discussed transparency, the impact of social media on communications, and the…

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    2014 Radio and Television Correspondents Dinner

    At its annual dinner the Radio and Television Correspondents' Association presented awards to journalists for their contributions to the news industry. Olly Lambert accepted the David Bloom…

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    Evolution of the White House Correspondents Association

    Journalists and historians talked about the evolution of the White House Correspondents' Association, which marked its centennial in 2014. The organization was founded in 1914 after…

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    70th Annual Congressional Dinner

    Congressional leaders gathered at the 70th annual Washington Press Club Foundation dinner for a nonpartisan evening. Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD) and Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) were among the…

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    2006 White House Correspondents' Dinner

    At the annual dinner, White House Correspondents' Association president Mark Smith served as master of ceremonies. Ken Walsh presented youth scholarships, and Ann Compton presented awards to colleagues for their…

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    Washington Classroom with Ann Compton

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. Ann…

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    Presidential Candidates Debate

    Vice President George Bush and Governor Michael Dukakis met in the second of the two debates in the 1988 campaign. It was best-remembered for the first question, about the death penalty,…

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    Presidential Candidates Debate

    The two major party candidates and Ross Perot participated in the first presidential debate. The debate was moderated by Jim Lehrer and questions were asked by three journalists. The three candidates, standing at separate podia, responded to the questions and rebutted…

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    White House Briefing

    Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. He stated that the Obama administration has toured areas affected by Hurricane Irene and has awarded emergency response grants to Texas to battle…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg spoke to reporters about new cigarette package warning labels. Jay Carney gave the…

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    The Bush Administration and September 11

    Former Defense Department Undersecretary Douglas Feith and former Bush administration officials Andrew Card, Michael Chertoff, and Ari Fleischer recounted their experiences in the events surrounding September 11,…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Robert Gibbs briefed reporters on a number of topics including BP’s responsibility for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, administration of records at Arlington NAtional Cemetery, and the…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Robert Gibbs briefed reporters on a number of issues including sanctions against Iran passed by the UN Security Council and efforts to get information from BP about the Gulf of Mexico oil…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Admiral Allen briefed reporters on the latest news on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Among the topics he addressed were the spill’s changing scope and location, and problems with the claims…

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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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    White House Daily Briefing

    Robert Gibbs briefed reporters on various topics including the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and resignation of the national intelligence director.

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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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