600 Seconds, 1,000 People

January 6, 2008

GAT_6558.jpgABC News’ Susan Mitchell has the formidable task of moving one 500-person audience into the Dana Center Theater while simultaneously moving another audience of the same size and energy level out, in under 10 minutes. Mitchell, along with a group of 24 Saint Anselm College students, will control these two exuberant crowds, playing a pivotal role in the success of these debates.

In this podcast, Mitchell gives an inside view of what it really takes to make such a seemingly impossible task come to life.

 
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Chauffeurs, Actors, and Window Cleaners

January 6, 2008

Students have had the opportunity to experience first-hand, every detail that goes into putting together a production like the ABC/Facebook debates. The students have done everything, from chauffeuring news talent and candidates around the local communities, to acting as stand-ins for the debate rehearsals, to cleaning the Fox Box window so that it is pristine. This podcast follows Michael Perkins ‘10, Kate Giaquinto ‘10, and Jerry Cournoyer ‘09 as they experience what it is like to make this fascinating event come together.

 
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Washington Post Columnist E.J. Dionne Lectures on NH Primary

November 19, 2007

E.J. Dionne Described as “one of Washington’s finest thinkers,” the New Hampshire Institute of Politics was happy to welcome E.J. Dionne as a senior research fellow for the 2008 New Hampshire Primary, quickly deploying him to guest lecture in a number of classes. Dionne began his career in political journalism at The New York Times, where he wrote for 14 years. He then moved to The Washington Post in 1993, and has remained there since. Drafting a biweekly column that appears in more than 90 newspapers both in the United States and around the world, Dionne has penned several columns this fall from his office at the NHIOP. In addition to his duties at Saint Anselm College, Dionne is also a Brookings Institution senior research fellow and Georgetown University professor

This podcast features a public lecture delivered by Dionne on November 5, 2007, that addresses the history of the New Hampshire Primary, and it’s current role in American politics. Following his lecture, Dionne took a number of questions from the audience on topics including the affect that the lengthening campaign has on voters, the media, and the candidates themselves.

 
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Prof. Beth Salerno Living and Learning in South Korea

November 18, 2007

Beth Salerno Hiking in North KoreaIn this podcast, we feature part two of a phone interview with Saint Anselm History Professor Beth Salerno who is spending this academic year in South Korea as part of the Fulbright Scholar program. Read more

 
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Madeleine Albright on American Foreign Policy

October 27, 2007

Madeleine AlbrightIn this podcast, we feature excerpts of a lecture delivered by former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright on October 24, 2007, at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics. Secretary Albright spoke on American foreign policy, offered her view on U.S. diplomacy, and took questions from the standing-room-only audience.

Leading a distinguished career, Secretary Albright has served as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and was appointed as the first female Secretary of State in 1997. Today, Secretary Albright is a distinguished professor of diplomacy at Georgetown University, a principal of The Albright Group, and chair and principal of Albright Capital Management.

Photo credit: Brian Wozniak ‘09

 
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