The Politics of Presidential Appointment

Mr. Hackney discussed his experience after being nominated by President Clinton to head the National Endowment for the Humanities. Professor Hackney reads,… read more

Mr. Hackney discussed his experience after being nominated by President Clinton to head the National Endowment for the Humanities. Professor Hackney reads, and comments on, various sections of his book The Politics of Presidential Appointment: A Memoir of the Culture War , published by New South Books, including one that describes what he went through during the Senate appointment hearings. He also talks about the Wall Street Journal editorials that criticized his support of speech codes at the University of Pennsylvania following an incident on campus where an African-American student was called a “water buffalo.” Following Professor Hackney’s remarks he responded to questions from members of the audience. close

Report Video Issue

People in this video

Books

  • The Politics of Presidential Appointment
  • Your purchase helps support C-SPAN

    Click here to learn how

    C-SPAN.org offers links to books featured on the C-SPAN networks to make it simpler for viewers to purchase them. C-SPAN has agreements with retailers that share a small percentage of your purchase price with our network. For example, as an Amazon Associate, C-SPAN earns money from your qualifying purchases. However, C-SPAN only receives this revenue if your book purchase is made using the links on this page.

    Any revenue realized from this program goes into a general account to help fund C-SPAN operations.

    Please note that questions regarding fulfillment, customer service, privacy policies, or issues relating to your book orders should be directed to the Webmaster or administrator of the specific bookseller's site and are their sole responsibility.

Hosting Organization

Series

More information about

The Politics of Presidential Appointment

50 Views
Program ID:
173973-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 23, 2002 | 4:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Nov 27, 2006 | 3:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Dec 23, 2002 | 4:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 11, 2003 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 12, 2003 | 2:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 14, 2005 | 5:03am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 17, 2005 | 5:03am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 18, 2005 | 5:02pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 27, 2006 | 3:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Purchase a Download

The Politics of Presidential Appointment

  • MP3 audio - Standard
    Price:
    $0.99