PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA, THE: PALEY 100: IN CONVERSATION WITH NANCY PELOSI {LONG VERSION ANAMORPHIC}

Summary

One in a series of seminars presented by The Paley Center for Media in New York. This seminar hosts a conversation with Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi. Pat Mitchell (president and CEO, The Paley Center for Media) offers opening remarks before introducing Pelosi. Pelosi touches on such topics as: her decision to run for congress after raising her children to adulthood; her opinions on the involvement of women in the political process; how women can improve political policies by making the process more "civil"; her relationship with former president George H. W. Bush; the circumstances which prompted her decision to run for leadership in the House of Representatives; the public image she cultivated after being sworn in as Speaker of the House; her involvement with the recent Affordable Care Act and its review by the Supreme Court; recent congressional debates surrounding family planning and reproductive rights and the "war on women"; how congress's attitudes towards president Barack Obama has shifted due to changing leadership; the influence of the media on modern politics; her thoughts on women in the military; her experiences meeting with women in Middle-Eastern countries such as Afghanistan; her advice to "be yourself"; and the possibility of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton running for the presidency in 2016. Includes a clip of Pelosi's appearance on "The Colbert Report" (2005-present) being interviewed by its host, Stephen Colbert.

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  • DATE: April 3, 2012 12:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 1:06:08
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: 107510
  • GENRE: Seminars
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CREDITS

    • Pat Mitchell … Host
    • Nancy Pelosi … Guest
    • George H. W. Bush
    • Hillary Clinton
    • Stephen Colbert
    • Barack Obama