For more than 60 years, Americans have turned to network television on Sunday morning for intelligent, insightful discourse on issues of politics and public policy. A proud history, however, does not guarantee future success in a digital world and a dramatically changing television landscape.
On this edition of The Kalb Report, moderator Marvin Kalb explores the past, present, and future of Sunday talk with the hosts of the two highest-rated and longest-airing public affairs programs: Chuck Todd of NBC’s Meet the Press and John Dickerson of CBS’s Face the Nation.
The Kalb Report will take place on Monday, November 9, at 8 p.m. eastern time, in the main ballroom of the National Press Club, 529 14th Street, NW, in Washington, D.C.Continue Reading
A decision on reinstating Pete Rose to Major League Baseball (MLB) will be made by the end of the year, said Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred to host Marvin Kalb during the 22nd season opener of The Kalb Report on September 28.Continue Reading
The Press and the Presidency: It’s Complicated!
The Obama administration has had a “chilling effect” on a free press and on the work of White House reporters, three senior White House correspondents told host Marvin Kalb on the latest edition of The Kalb Report.Continue Reading
Kalb Report: How NPR Got Its Unique Sound
The spirit of Edward R. Murrow flowed through the National Press Club ballroom in Washington, D.C., in mid-December as journalist/scholar Marvin Kalb interviewed five icons of National Public Radio about how NPR news developed and where it is heading. The event was the latest in the award-winning Kalb Report series coproduced by University of Maryland University College.Continue Reading
Woodward, Bernstein, and the Five Wars of Richard Nixon
The corruption of the Nixon administration was far deeper than the Watergate scandal, reporting legends Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein told host Marvin Kalb Monday night.Continue Reading
In a wide-ranging discussion of freedom vs. security with host Marvin Kalb Monday, New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman came down on the side of freedom for the most part.Continue Reading
Dan Rather, a young reporter for CBS News, was the first to report that President John F. Kennedy was dead.Continue Reading
A Conversation with Dan Rather on a Presidency, a Legacy, and a Day that Changed America, on the Next Kalb Report, November 22, 8 p.m.
On November 22, 1963, time stood still as the nation and the world grappled with the sudden and tragic loss of an extraordinary leader. Now, 50 years since that historic day, we remember the life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy.Continue Reading
John Lewis, Andrew Young, Julian Bond Reflect on King’s I Have a Dream Speech
Gathered at the National Press Club Aug. 27 with host Marvin Kalb to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington and to talk about the impact of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech were three of the leaders of the 1960s civil rights movement—John Lewis, Andrew Young and Julian Bond.Continue Reading
Congressman John Lewis, Ambassador Andrew Young, NAACP Chairman Emeritus Julian Bond, Journalist Gwen Ifill to Join Marvin Kalb Tuesday, August 27, at National Press Club
Fifty years after the historic March on Washington, moderator Marvin Kalb and a panel of legendary civil rights leaders, journalists and scholars will explore the movement that changed the nation, the role of the press in the struggle, and how the lessons learned can be applied in the digital age.Continue Reading