The West Wing Weekend

Panels Featuring White House Staff Members

“From the Corner of the Oval”

We were joined by former Obama White House Stenographer Beck Dorey-Stein and she shared her stories and insights from her new book.
Beck was interviewed by Emilie Sommer of East City Bookshop.
Beck Dorey-Stein:
East City Bookshop:
New York Times Op-Ed: "I Was a White House Stenographer. Trump Wasn’t a Fan." By Beck Dorey-Stein, July 17, 2018

Video produced by Rob McCausland

“Real Life in The West Wing”

"Real Life in The West Wing" - a panel discussion with David Kusnet, Chief Speechwriter for President Clinton; Bob Lehrman, Chief Speechwriter for Vice President Gore; Stephen Goodin, President's Aide for President Clinton; and & Bryan Monroe, former Editor,
Stephen Goodin:
David Kusnet:
Bob Lehrman:
Bryan Monroe:

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“The Cultural and Historical Significance of The West Wing”

Our Keynote panel discussion "The Cultural & Historical Significance of 'The West Wing'" with cast members Devika Parikh (Bonnie) and Kim Webster (Ginger), President Clinton's Chief Speechwriter, David Kusnet, and President Obama's Associate Director for Public Engagement, Gautam Raghavan. Moderated by Zachary Pincus-Roth, Pop Culture Editor for The Washington Post.
David Kusnet:
Devika Parikh:
Zachary Pincus-Roth:
Gautam Raghaven:
Kim Webster:

Video produced by Rob McCausland