Miller Center

White House Domestic Policymaking Symposium

On June 12 & 13, 2009, the Presidential Oral History Program at the University of Virginia’s Miller Center of Public Affairs hosted a White House Domestic Policymaking Symposium, bringing key figures in the White House domestic policy operation from every administration since Richard Nixon to examine how domestic policy is developed and sold from the White House, as well as the lessons from domestic policy successes and failures.

June 12, 2009
1:45 PM




Bruce Reed, Bertram Carp, Margaret Spellings, Andrew Busch, Michael Nelson

From Campaigning to Governing

1:45–3:15 PM

Panelists:

  • Bertram Carp (Carter Administration)
  • Margaret Spellings (George W. Bush Administration)
  • Bruce Reed (Clinton Administration)
  • Andrew Busch, Claremont McKenna College
  • Moderator: Michael Nelson, Rhodes College, Miller Center Non-resident Senior Fellow

 

 

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June 12, 2009
3:30 PM





Charles Walcott, Karen Hult, Roger B Porter, Egil Krogh, James M Cannon, Bertram Carp, Michael Nelson

Developing Domestic Policy in the White House

3:30-5:00 PM

Panelists:

  • Egil Krogh (Nixon Administration)
  • James Cannon III (Ford Administration)
  • Roger Porter (George H. W. Bush Administration)
  • Bertram Carp (Carter Administration)
  • Charles Walcott, Virginia Tech
  • Karen Hult, Virginia Tech
  • Moderator: Michael Nelson, Rhodes College, Miller Center Non-resident Senior Fellow

 

 

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June 13, 2009
9:00 AM





Margaret Spellings, James Pinkerton, Stuart Eizenstat, Bruce Reed, Lawrence Jacobs, Michael Nelson

Selling Domestic Policy from the White House

9:00-10:30 AM

Panelists:

  • Stuart Eizenstat (Carter Administration)
  • James Pinkerton (George H.W. Bush Administration)
  • Margaret Spellings (George W. Bush Administration)
  • Bruce Reed (Clinton Administration)
  • Lawrence Jacobs, University of Minnesota
  • Moderator: Michael Nelson, Rhodes College, Miller Center Non-resident Senior Fellow

 

 

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June 13, 2009
10:45 AM






William Galston, Egil Krogh, James Pinkerton, Stuart Eizenstat, Roger B Porter, Paul Quirk, Bruce Nesmith, Michael Nelson

Lessons from Domestic Policy Successes and Failures

10:45 AM-12:15 PM

Panelists:

  • Egil Krogh (Nixon Administration)
  • Stuart Eizenstat (Carter Administration)
  • Roger Porter (George H. W. Bush Administration)
  • James Pinkerton (George H.W. Bush Administration)
  • William Galston (Clinton Administration)
  • Paul Quirk, University of British Columbia
  • Bruce Nesmith, Coe College
  • Moderator: Michael Nelson, Rhodes College, Miller Center Non-resident Senior Fellow

 

 

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