T.H. White Lecture

Theodore H. White Seminar

November 16, 2012 – Theodore H. White Seminar with T.H. White Lecturer David Brooks; Cynthia Tucker, winner of the 2012 David Nyhan Prize for Political Journalism; Amy Walter, ABC News Political Director; Jennifer Hochschild, Henry LaBarre Jayne Professor of Government at Harvard University, Professor of African and African American Studies; and John Dickerson, chief political correspondent for Slate magazine and political director of CBS News.

T.H. White Seminar panelists explore political, media changes

November 15, 2010 — The 2010 Theodore H. White Seminar on Press and Politics took place the morning after Rachel Maddow‘s T.H. White Lecture. The seminar panelists were Mindy Finn, GOP online political consultant; Charles Gibson, former ABC News anchor and Reidy Fellow at the Shorenstein Center; William Greider, national affairs correspondent for The Nation and recipient …

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Rachel Maddow gives T.H. White Lecture on Press and Politics

November 14, 2010 — Rachel Maddow, host of MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, gave the 2010 T.H. White Lecture on Press and Politics to a packed Forum on a crisp November evening. In her lecture, Maddow described the current political situation in the United States as a consequence of a system that has “decoupled winning …

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T.H. White Seminar discusses press’s role, responsibility

November 13, 2009 — The 2009 Theodore H. White Seminar on Press and Politics took place the morning after Taylor Branch‘s T.H. White lecture, and brought together a distinguished group of panelists. Included were Dan Balz, political correspondent, The Washington Post; Elaine Kamarck, Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; Alex Keyssar, Matthew W. Stirling Jr. Professor …

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Taylor Branch: Journalism allowed trivialization of public debate

November 12, 2009 — In introducing Taylor Branch, the 2009 T.H. White Lecturer, Shorenstein Center director Alex S. Jones began by describing Branch’s youth in the segregated south of the 1950s. It was a place of “whites only” entrances, of Lester Maddox and Martin Luther King Jr. “For southerners of Taylor Branch’s generation … the Civil Rights …

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John Lewis delivers 2008 Theodore H. White lecture

November 20, 2008 — The 2008 Theodore H. White Lecture on Press and Politics took place on a cold evening, but the atmosphere inside the forum of the John F. Kennedy School of Government was radiant. After a welcome by Dean David Ellwood, Shorenstein Center director Alex S. Jones introduced the winner of the 2008 …

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“The Invisible Primary”: Theodore H. White Seminar on Press and Politics

October 26, 2007 – “The Invisible Primary”: Theodore H. White Seminar on Press and Politics. A panel discussion with Charles E. Cook, Jr., publisher, The Cook Political Report; Tom Fiedler, Shorenstein Fellow, former editor-in-chief, the Miami Herald; Mark Halperin, editor at large and senior political analyst, Time magazine; political analyst, ABC News; Steve Jarding, lecturer in public policy, Kennedy …

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2006 Theodore H. White Seminar

November 17, 2006 – Theodore H. White Seminar. A panel discussion with E.J. Dionne, Jr., the Washington Post; Molly Ivins, independent journalist; Garance Franke-Ruta, senior editor at the American Prospect and current Shorenstein Fellow; Christina Martin, former press secretary to Newt Gingrich and current IOP Fellow; Jack Shafer, press critic and editor-at-large for Slate magazine; and …

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