|2012_DC_FNA_120209||31||Foundation for the Natl Archives -- Member reception for Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World exhibit|
|2008_DC_FNA_081002||89||Foundation for the Natl Archives -- "1783: Subject or Citizen?" opening|
Private Reception and Exhibition Preview of "1783: Subject or Citizen?" An international exhibition presented by the National Archives and Library and Archives Canada with support from the Foundation for the National Archives.
* Marvin Pinkert, director, museum programs at the...
|2020_DC_Cave_200205||30||Natl Archives -- Academy Award Documentary Feature Nominee: "The Cave" (w/member reception)|
Opening Night Reception and Film Screening The Cave
The Cave (Feras Fayyad, Kirstine Barfod and Sigrid Dyekjær)
(104 minutes, unrated)
|2018_DC_Souza_180508||182||Natl Archives -- An Evening with Former White House Photographer Pete Souza|
An Evening with Former White House Photographer Pete Souza
He captured President Reagan and President Obama, now it's your turn to see the man behind the famous photographs. Join us for an exclusive program with Pete Souza, President Barack Obama's Chief Official White House Photographer! Souza will...
|2013_DC_Lewis_130606||85||Natl Archives -- Congressman John Lewis ("An Evening with...") w/Scott Simon|
An Evening with Congressman John Lewis:
Often called “one of the most courageous persons the Civil Rights Movement ever produced,” John Lewis has dedicated his life to protecting human rights and securing civil liberties. NPR correspondent and Peabody Award winner Scott Simon talks with Lewis about his...
|2010_DC_Eisenhower_101209||141||Natl Archives -- David and Julie Nixon Eisenhower ("Going Home to Glory")|
Going Home to Glory: A Memoir of Life with Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961-1969:
At the end of his second term in 1961, President Dwight Eisenhower retired to his farm outside of Gettysburg, PA, and redefined his political role. In Going Home to Glory, grandson David Eisenhower and his wife Julie Nixon...
|2019_DC_Rubenstein_191216||131||Natl Archives -- David Rubenstein ("The American Story: Conversations with Master Historians") w/Taylor Branch, H.W. Brands, and Jay Winik|
The American Story: Conversations with Master Historians
Co-founder of The Carlyle Group and patriotic philanthropist David M. Rubenstein takes readers on a sweeping journey across the grand arc of the American story through revealing conversations with our greatest historians. In these lively...
|2017_DC_Vietnam_BN_171017||94||Natl Archives -- Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ("The Vietnam War") w/Cokie Roberts|
The Vietnam War with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
Cokie Roberts will moderate a discussion with directors Ken Burns and Lynn Novick about their PBS documentary series, The Vietnam War, in conjunction with the November 10 opening of the National Archives exhibit, "Remembering Vietnam," in our Lawrence F....
|2009_DC_NA75DAT_090914||51||Natl Archives -- Panel -- 75 Years of Discovering Archival Treasures (w/Cokie Roberts, Michael Beschloss, Drew Faust, and David Grubin)|
75 Years of Discovering Archival Treasures
The National Archives has been our nation’s record keeper for 75 years, and priceless treasures await researchers. Tonight a distinguished panel discuss their favorite discoveries in the National Archives and explain why records matter. Cokie Roberts,...
|2013_DC_Freedom_Natl_130124||100||Natl Archives -- Panel -- Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861-1865|
Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861–1865
Pulitzer prize–winning author Annette Gordon-Reed leads a panel discussion of emancipation, Lincoln, and the Civil War. Panelists include James McPherson, Pulitzer prize–winning historian and professor emeritus at Princeton...
|2018_DC_Women_FS_180419||73||Natl Archives -- Panel -- Women in Leadership: Women in Foreign Service w/Cokie Roberts, Susan Rockwell Johnson. Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Fay Hartog-Levin, and Melanne Verveer|
11th Annual McGowan Forum on Women in Leadership: Women in Foreign Service
Women leaders in Foreign Service, including ambassadors, diplomats, and academics, will discuss their experiences, explore critical viewpoints, and offer advice to young women entering the field of American Foreign Service....
|2019_DC_Leadership_191030||93||Natl Archives -- Panel -- Women in Leadership: Women on the U.S. Congress w/Shelley Moore Capito, Brenda Lawrence, Tammy Baldwin and Brooke Baldwin|
Women in Leadership: The Impact of Women on the U.S. Congress
When the 116th Congress convened in 2019, a record number of women—102 in the House of Representatives and 25 in the Senate—held seats. How has this historic increase changed the ethos of the institution? How do newly elected women interact...
|2019_DC_Archives_EmanPP_190415||10||Natl Archives -- Press Preview: Emancipation Proclamation|
A special viewing of the Emancipation Proclamation at the National Archives, Monday, April 15 at 9 a.m. Programs and events are planned throughout the week celebrating the 156th Anniversary of the document, viewable by the public, from April 14-16. In addition to the rare public display, the museum will...
|2013_DC_Archives_ROR_PP_131211||57||Natl Archives -- Press Preview: Records of Rights|
A special press preview to launch “Records of Rights,” the new National Archives permanent exhibition in the David M. Rubenstein Gallery.
"Records of Rights" uses original documents, photographs, facsimiles, videos, and interactive exhibits to explore how Americans have worked to realize the ideals of...
|2019_DC_Archives_HersPP_190507||40||Natl Archives -- Press Preview: Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote|
A special press-only “sneak peek” of the National Archives exhibit “Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote” before it opens to the public. The 3,000-square-foot exhibition uses more than 90 original National Archives records to explore the relentless struggle of diverse activists throughout U.S....
|2014_DC_Monuments_140130||50||Natl Archives -- Robert Edsel (introducing and responding to "The Monuments Men")|
Special Advance Screening of "The Monuments Men":
The National Archives is pleased to host a special advance screening of the forthcoming film The Monuments Men on January 30, 2014, in the William G. McGowan Theater in Washington, DC.
Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history,...
|2018_DC_Catch_Wave_181024||78||Natl Archives & USAFMC -- Panel -- Catch the Wave: Voter Discontent During Wave Elections|
Catch the Wave: Voter Discontent During Wave Elections
Are the 2018 midterms going to be a wave election? While the party controlling the White House traditionally loses congressional seats during midterm elections, there are numerous instances of wave elections, where one party suffers an...
|2013_DC_Foes_130515||66||Natl Archives & USAFMC -- Panel -- Congress and the White House: Partners or Foes?|
Congress and the White House: Partners or Foes?
Former Members of Congress will discuss how the White House and Congress can work together. They will explore how the two branches interacted in the past to try to solve our nation’s biggest problems. Anecdotal evidence of bipartisanship and common ground...
|2019_DC_Wheeler_190210||93||Politics & Prose -- Tom Wheeler ("From Gutenberg to Google")|
Tom Wheeler - From Gutenberg to Google: The History of Our Future
As chairman of the FCC from 2013 to 2017 and before that as an entrepreneur, Wheeler has been a key figure in the telecommunications world for some four decades. In his new book he puts today’s tremendous technological changes in...
|2018_DC_Kerry_180908||138||Politics & Prose @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue -- John Kerry ("Every Day is Extra") w/David Ignatius|
John Kerry - Every Day Is Extra — at Sixth & I
John Kerry has devoted his life to public service. Since he testified in front of Congress as a decorated young Vietnam veteran disillusioned with the war, he’s placed himself at the heart of American political life, serving as a five-term Senator and as...
|2010_DC_Peanuts_101001||116||Reynolds Center (NPG) -- Event: Charles M. Schulz portrait unveiling event|
National Portrait Gallery Presents Portrait of Charles M. Schulz: Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of “Peanuts” Debut
A photograph of “Peanuts” creator Charles M. Schulz (1922–2000) will be presented to the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in a ceremony for invited guests Oct. 1. The event...