|2016_DC_4th_ArchivesB_160704||64||DC -- 4th of July @ National Archives -- Breakfast (2016)|
* Patrick Madden, Executive Director, National Archives Foundation
* David Ferriero, Chief Archivist of the United States
* A’Lelia Bundles, Chair and President, National Archives Foundation
* ???, from John Hancock Insurance
In the audience were various folks including Congressman...
|2016_DC_4th_Archives_160704||118||DC -- 4th of July @ National Archives -- Ceremony (2016)|
* Greeting by Allison Seymour, Fox 5 News Anchor
* Presentation of colors by the Continental Color Guard
* National Anthem by Caleb Green
* Performance by the Fife and Drum Corps
* Remarks by the Archivist of the United States, David Ferriero
* Dramatic Reading of the Declaration of...
|2015_DC_4th_ArchivesB_150704||69||DC -- 4th of July @ National Archives -- Member Breakfast (2015)|
July 4th at the National Archives
Promise of America Breakfast: American Heritage Chocolate Tasting
* (Emcee) Patrick Madden, Executive Director, Foundation for the National Archives
* David Ferriero, Archivist of the United States
* A’Lelia Bundles, Chair and President, Foundation for...
|2015_DC_JBond_Tribute_150822||123||DC -- Honoring Julian Bond @ MLK Memorial|
People Around The World Come Together To Remember Julian Bond
We are saddened with the passing of Julian Bond, who inspired Aviva Kempner to make the film when he talked about Julius Rosenwald at a lecture at the Hebrew Center 12 years ago on the Vineyard. The family is spreading his ashes in Florida...
|2015_DC_Nelson_Party_150620||84||DC -- Party for Stanley Nelson @ Aviva Kempner's|
|2016_DC_FNA_160314||40||Foundation for the Natl Archives -- "Amending America" member event|
Speakers were A'Leila Bundles, David Ferriero, and ???.
|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...
|2009_DC_NAAGR_091216||45||Natl Archives -- Annette Gordon-Reed ("Hemingses of Monticello")|
Annette Gordon-Reed: The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family:
In The Hemingses of Monticello, the Hemings family finally comes to light in all its complexity. Pulitzer Prize–winning author Annette Gordon-Reed, professor of law at New York Law School and professor of history at Rutgers...
|2016_DC_Kempner_160204||36||Natl Archives -- Aviva Kempner (discussing "Rosenwald") w/A'Leila Bundles|
Rosenwald: A Remarkable Story of a Jewish Partnership with African American Communities:
Rosenwald is the story of Julius Rosenwald, who never finished high school but rose to become the president of Sears. Influenced by the writings of Booker T. Washington, this Jewish philanthropist joined forces...
|2009_DC_NAHLG_090205||99||Natl Archives -- Henry Louis Gates Jr (American Conversations)|
An American Conversation with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
The National Archives welcomes Harvard professor and renowned author Henry Louis Gates, Jr., to discuss African American genealogy. Professor Allen Weinstein and Dr. Lonnie Bunch will co-moderate the discussion. While researching his own family...
|2018_DC_Folktales_180110||60||Natl Archives -- Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and Maria Tatar ("The Annotated African American Folktales") w/A'Lelia Bundles|
African American Folktales
Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and Maria Tatar will discuss their book, The Annotated African American Folktales. The illustrated book celebrates nearly 170 stories across several continents and is a kaleidoscopic study of the African American folklore tradition. It presents fairy...
|2016_DC_Roberts_161017||26||Natl Archives -- History, Trends & Predictions: 2016 Presidential Election: Cokie Roberts w/A'Lelia Bundles|
The National Archives Foundation invites you and a guest to attend a Signers Circle exclusive
History, Trends & Predictions: 2016 Presidential Election
Reception and Conversation with Cokie Roberts w/A'Lelia Bundles
For many, the 2016 presidential election seems unique, but is history repeating...
|2015_DC_McGowan_151118||101||Natl Archives -- Panel -- 11th Annual McGowan Forum on Communications ("Drawn from the Headlines") w/David Sipress, Tom Toles, Jen Sorensen, Keith Knight, and Signe Wilkinson|
11th Annual McGowan Forum on Communications
Drawn from the Headlines: Communication and Political Cartoons
A panel of award-winning political cartoonists discuss their work, inspiration, and motivation, as well as how these cartoons affect the political community and the public, and how technology has...
|2017_DC_35Wall_171111||87||Natl Archives -- Panel -- 35th Anniversary of The Wall|
35th Anniversary of The Wall
In partnership with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF), we present a panel discussion about the history and legacy of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, dedicated on November 13, 1982. The program will stream live on YouTube.
* The Honorable David...
|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,...
|2015_DC_Monument_150915||120||Natl Archives -- Panel -- 9th Annual Charles Guggenheim Tribute Pgm (Monument to the Dream)|
9th Annual Charles Guggenheim Tribute Program: Monument to the Dream
Tonight's Guggenheim Documentary Center Tribute Program features Monument to the Dream, Charles Guggenheim’s third Academy Award®-nominated film. Recently restored by the National Park Service and Guggenheim Productions, Inc., the...
|2007_DC_NAAAL_070113||84||Natl Archives -- Panel -- African American Leadership in the 21st Century (w/Juan Williams)|
African American Leadership in the 21st Century: African American leaders today are facing new challenges and need new strategies to further advance civil rights. Join Archivist of the United States Allen Weinstein as he moderates a panel of experts including National Public Radio senior correspondent...
|2017_DC_CJournalism_171207||135||Natl Archives -- Panel -- Conflict Journalism in South East Asia (w/Ted Koppel, Tony Hirashiki, Barrie Dunsmore, and Terry Irving)|
Conflict Journalism in South East Asia
In conjunction with our exhibit, Remembering Vietnam, we present a panel discussion on the role of the television journalist during the Vietnam War, and how it influenced subsequent conflicts. Participating on the panel will be journalist and former anchor of...
|2012_DC_Emancipation_NA_120418||65||Natl Archives -- Panel -- DC Emancipation: The Struggle for Freedom, Liberty, Justice and Equality|
DC Emancipation: The Struggle for Freedom, Liberty, Justice and Equality
In observance of the 150th anniversary of DC emancipation, John Franklin, director of partnerships and international programs at the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), will moderate a panel...
|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...
|2015_DC_Alcohol_Regs_151022||80||Natl Archives -- Panel -- History and Impact of Alcohol Regulation|
The History and Impact of Alcohol Regulation:
Author and alcohol historian Garrett Peck (The Prohibition Hangover) moderates a discussion on the origins, effects, and current debate over the regulation of alcohol–exploring such topics as the three-tier system of alcohol distribution, recent industry...
|2014_DC_JazzDip_140424||89||Natl Archives -- Panel -- Jazz Diplomacy: Sending America's Music to the World|
Jazz Diplomacy: Sending America’s Music to the World
Beginning in the 1950s, the U.S. Government used jazz as a diplomatic tool during the Cold War. John Edward Hasse—author, curator, biographer of Duke Ellington and founder of the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra—leads a discussion focusing on...
|2012_DC_Magna_Carta_120216||131||Natl Archives -- Panel -- Magna Carta and the Constitution|
Magna Carta and the Constitution
To celebrate the return of Magna Carta to the National Archives, we present a discussion on its connection to the American Constitution including its place in the charters of the American colonies, its impact on the era of the Founding Fathers, and its legacy in the...
|2016_DC_Archives_AmendPP_160308||29||Natl Archives -- Press Preview: Amending America (Presentation)|
The media presentation about the new exhibit. Speakers included David Ferriero, A'Leila Bundles, and co-curator Christine Blackerby.
|2012_DC_Archives_EmanPP_121220||116||Natl Archives -- Press Preview: Emancipation Proclamation|
Exclusive Press Preview of the Emancipation Proclamation at the National Archives, the original document for its 150th Anniversary
Special behind-the-scenes press opportunity and photo-op. Photograph/videotape the original Emancipation Proclamation, learn about its history and conservation from the...
|2014_DC_Archives_SigPP_140318||46||Natl Archives -- Press Preview: Making Their Mark: Stories Through Signatures (plus tour)|
A special press-only “sneak preview” to launch the new National Archives’ exhibit: Making Their Mark: Stories Through Signatures
A signature can be as routine as a mark on a form or as extraordinary as a stroke of the pen that changes the course of history. It can save lives or end them. This sweeping...
|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...
|2017_DC_Archives_VietPP_171108||35||Natl Archives -- Press Preview: Remembering Vietnam (Presentation)|
Press Preview for National Archives “Remembering Vietnam” Exhibit Nov. 8
WHAT: A special press-only “sneak peek” of the National Archives exhibit “Remembering Vietnam: Twelve Critical Episodes in the Vietnam War” before it opens to the public on Friday, November 10, 2017. The 3,000-square-foot...
|2015_DC_Archives_SpiritPP_150303||49||Natl Archives -- Press Preview: Spirited Republic|
Press Preview for National Archives “Spirited Republic” Exhibit March 3
Spirited Republic explores the Federal Government’s efforts, successes, and failures to change our drinking habits, from whiskey rations to the Continental Army to the Whiskey Rebellion to Prohibition and beyond. The exhibit uses...
|2012_DC_Archives_BrinkPP_121010||51||Natl Archives -- Press Preview: To the Brink (Presentation)|
Washington, DC . . . A special press-only preview to launch the new National Archives exhibit marking the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis: “To the Brink: JFK and the Cuban Missile Crisis.” The exhibit opens to the public on Friday, October 12, 2012.
“To the Brink” shows Kennedy and his...
|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,...
|2012_DC_McGowan_121108||73||Natl Archives & USAFMC -- Panel -- 8th Annual McGowan Forum on Communications ("Communicating the Message")|
Eighth Annual McGowan Forum on Communications: Communicating the Message: Election Results and Ramifications:
A panel moderated by journalist Steven V. Roberts will analyze the communications methods used to achieve success in elections. The panelists will discuss election results, how campaigns were...
|2015_DC_SIPM_FreedomO_150212||98||Natl Postal Museum -- Event: Freedom Just Around the Corner Opening|
Opening Reception: Freedom Just Around the Corner
* Allen Kane, Director, Smithsonian's National Postal Museum
* Richard Kurin, Under Secretary of History, Art, Culture, Smithsonian Institution
* Ron Stroman, Deputy Postmaster General, U.S. Postal Service
|2017_DC_SINMAA_Charter_170930||12||NMAAHC -- Event: Charter Member Open House|
We are delighted that you will be joining us this Saturday, September 30th for the National Museum of African American History and Culture's First Anniversary Charter Members' Open House! The evening will be a special opportunity for members like you to explore the entire Museum and to mix and mingle...
|2016_DC_Race_In_America_160823||124||Politics & Prose -- Panel -- "Race in America Today" (3rd) w/April Ryan, Eddie Glaude Jr., Julianne Malveaux, Victoria Christopher Murray, and F. Michael Higginbotham|
RACE IN AMERICA TODAY: A PANEL DISCUSSION
Join April Ryan, Washington Bureau chief for American Urban Radio Networks and author of The Presidency in Black and White, for the third in an ongoing series of discussions focusing on race in America. As she has in previous presentations, Ryan will moderate a...
|2018_DC_RFK_Journalism_180522||251||Robert F. Kennedy Book & Journalism Awards (2018) @ Newseum|
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights celebrated World Press Freedom Day by announcing the winners of its 2018 Robert F. Kennedy Book & Journalism Awards. The winning book selection and first place winners in 13 categories as well as the Journalism Grand Prize winner and the John Seigenthaler Prize for Courage...