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    Former U.S. Capitol Pages

    Former House and Senate Pages, who served between 1967 and 2001, talked about their experiences. Cokie Roberts moderated the discussion.  “Pages Through the Decades”…

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    In Depth with Cokie Roberts

    Cokie Roberts talked about her life and career and responded to viewer calls and questions. Her latest book, Capital Dames, was published in April 2015. Her other books include Ladies…

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    Book Discussion on Capital Dames

    Cokie Roberts talked about her book Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, in which she looks at Washington, D.C., during the Civil War through the lives of women who…

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    History of the House Ways and Means Committee

    House Ways and Means Committee Chair Paul Ryan (R-WI), Ranking Member Sander Levin (D-MI), and political commentator Cokie Roberts delivered remarks at a program celebrating the history of…

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    Book Party for Capital Dames

    Cokie Roberts talked to guests and made informal remarks at a book party for the release of her book, Capital Dames.

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    Book Discussion on Capital Dames

    Cokie Roberts talked about her book Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868, in which she recounts Washington, D.C., during the Civil War through the lives of…

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    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Spousal Program, Part 1

    After welcoming remarks by first lady Michelle Obama she was joined by her predecessor Laura Bush to be interviewed by Cokie Roberts. Topics included the initiatives they chose to…

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    Book Discussion on Founding Mothers

    Cokie Roberts talked about her book, Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation, in which she recounts the lives of numerous American Revolution-era women, from Martha Washington and…

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    First Lady Lady Bird Johnson

    Cokie Roberts and Betty Boyd Caroli talked about the life and influence of first lady Lady Bird Johnson and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. They discussed…

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    Media Coverage of America's First Ladies

    Panelists talked about how the media had covered America’s first ladies throughout the years and how first ladies tried to craft their image in the media. They examined how first…

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    Managing the Federal Workforce

    Cabinet secretaries spoke about managing the federal workforce and the value of public employees in the midst of shrinking budgets. They also responded to questions from the audience.

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    U.S. Foreign Aid

    InterAction hosted a forum in which U.S. foreign aid and global development was discussed. Panelists included Representative Gerald Connolly (D-VA) and former USAID Deputy…

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    Tribute to Lady Bird Johnson

    Lady Bird Johnson is remembered on the 100th anniversary of her birth. Her daughter, Lynda Robb Johnson, and others talk about Lady Bird’s life, achievements and…

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    Celebrating the Life of Tip O'Neill

    Journalists and political commentators reflected on the life and legacy of former House Speaker Thomas “Tip” O’Neill on the 100th anniversary of his birth. The…

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    Partisan Politics and Compromise

    Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger opened the first event of the University of Southern California’s Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy with remarks about…

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    First Ladies Through American History

    Scholars and historians considered the role and influence of American first ladies throughout history. Moderator Cokie Roberts posed the question, “Why do we study first…

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    Public Service Town Hall Meeting

    Administration officials spoke to government employees at a town hall meeting held to mark Public Service Recognition Week. They focused on the government workforce and its services to…

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    Betty Ford National Tribute

    A funeral service for former first lady Betty Ford was held in Palm Desert, California, at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church. Former first lady Rosalynn Carter, journalist…

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    Women and the White House

    Panelists discussed the influence of women in politics and presidential administrations. They discussed first ladies from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama, conflicting views of…

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    U.S. Global Leadership Coalition

    Former Secretary of State Madeline Albright, former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge, and others were honored at an event hosted by the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition. They…

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