PrezFest 2019 / Event Recordings

Event collage

Watch the events from PrezFest 2019

Video recordings from all three days of the Presidential Ideas Festival  

Many Faces

The many faces of democracy

UVA Today photographer Sanjay Suchak captured stunning portraits of PrezFest participants

stick flags - usa, china, japan
Foreign Affairs
Madeleine Albright, Stephen Hadley, John Dickerson (moderator)
globe with USA currency overlay
Economic Issues
John Negroponte, Bob Rubin, Ann Compton (moderator)
liberty with new york city in the background
Domestic Affairs
Rosa Brooks, Deborah Lawrence, Todd Sechser, David Leblang (moderator)
President Obama shaking hands with China's President Xi Jinping
Slade Gorton, Harry Harding, Syaru Shirley Lin, Brantly Womack, Will Dobson (moderator)
obama, bush, clinton
Social Issues
Jean Becker, Stephanie Streett, Thomas Walls (moderator)
The Presidency
Jennifer Lawless, Barbara Perry, Saikrishna Prakash, Russell Riley, and Mike Nelson (moderator)
Washington monument
Denis McDonough, Mack McLarty, Andy Card, Ann Compton and Barbara Perry (moderators)
people dolls on stacks of coin
Social Issues
Kathleen Sebelius, John Bridgeland, Chris Lu, Larry Terry (moderator)
Jefferson statue at UVA
Jon Meacham, Melody Barnes (moderator)
buttons and pins that say vote
Jamelle Bouie, Chris Matthews, Karl Rove, Amy Walter, Larry Sabato (moderator)
podium at the whitehouse press briefing
Media and the Press
Don Baer, Dan Bartlett, Ayesha Rascoe, Nicole Hemmer (moderator)
nixion in the oval office
Ken Hughes, Kent Germany, Guian McKee, Marc Selverstone, and Nicole Hemmer (moderator)
church and American flag
Jamelle Bouie, Kathleen Flake, Sylvester Johnson, Jalane Schmidt, Nichole Flores (moderator)
children in a classroom
Derrick Alridge, Catherine Bradshaw, Nancy Deutsch, Johari Harris, Stephanie van Hover
Trump twitter page
Eric Edelman, Laura Rosenberger, Michael Shure, Aynne Kokas (moderator)
kids reading books
Yoni Appelbaum, Kristina Johnson, Derek Mitchell, Dan Twining, Margot Rogers (moderator)
hands of many colors holding each other
Race and Racism
Larycia Hawkins, Ibram Kendi, Jason Johnson, David Saperstein, Sidney Milkis (moderator)
woman standing in office meeting
Margaret Brennan, Jennifer Lawless, Anita McBride, Barbara Perry (moderator)
the pantheon in greece
Risa Goluboff, Susan Rice, Peter Wehner, Melody Barnes (moderator)
Obama with his speechwriters
The Presidency
John McConnell, Sarada Peri, Kyle O’Connor (moderator)
cargo ship
Yiorgos Allayannis, Dale Copeland, Amanda Sloat, John Owen (moderator)
nyc rally for egypt democracy
Political Parties and Movements
Srdja Popovic, Stephen Mull (moderator)
flag and US constitution
Founding and Shaping of the Nation
Kristen Cavallo, Levar Stoney, Kat Imhoff (moderator)
trump walking to marine one
The Presidency
John Dickerson, Max Stier, Mona Sutphen, Robert Bruner (moderator)
Bill Clinton
The Presidency
Jim Ryan
President Bill Clinton