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2008 DINNER

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THE ASSOCIATED PRESS http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5gVEyxbUMTxgTXnH86eQMGNuHBotwD909UJ5G0

BALTIMORE SUN http://weblogs.baltimoresun.com/news/politics/blog/2008/04/bush_on_a_chair_ferguson_on_a.html

BBC NEWS http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/7369510.stm

CRON.COM http://blogs.chron.com/beltwayconfidential/2008/04/post_117.html

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THE INDEPENDENT http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/craig-ferguson-the-scot-who-conquered-america-817233.html

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POLITICO/PLAYBOOK http://www.politico.com/playbook/0408/playbook288.html

POLITICO http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0408/9899.html

ORLANDO SENTINAL http://blogs.orlandosentinel.com/entertainment_tv_tvblog/2008/04/craig-ferguson.html#more

TIME http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1735470,00.html

TRIBUNE http://www.swamppolitics.com/news/politics/blog/2008/04/bush_on_a_chair_ferguson_on_a.html

USATODAY http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/2008-04-27-whitehousecorrespondents_N.htm

THE WASHINGTON POST http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/04/26/AR2008042602559.html

THE WASHINGTON TIMES http://video1.washingtontimes.com/joecurl/2008/04/white_house_correspondents_ass_1.html

The 2008 White House Correspondents' Association dinner took place on April 26th at the Washington Hilton Hotel. Craig Ferguson was the featured entertainer.


Photos/CBS.com     View excerpts of THE LATE LATE SHOW at CBS.com.

Craig Ferguson had a few things to say about his weekend in Washington....

 




Craig Ferguson, Digesting His Correspondents' Dinner
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/04/29/AR2008042900748.html?referrer=emailarticle

Craig Ferguson: Late Bloomer
by Joshua Alston, April 21, 2008 Newsweek -- READ ONLINE

Photos/Neshan H. Naltchayan

 

PLAN AHEAD - 2009 DINNER

Next year's WHCA Dinner will take place on May 9th. Mark your calendar and save the date!

Photo/Doug Mills, New York Times. President Bush conducts the Marine Corps band at the 2008 White House Correspondents' Association dinner.

SLIDESHOW - THE 2008 DINNER 2008 slideshow
This FLASH SLIDESHOW features hundreds of images from the 2008 WHCA dinner. Whether you attended the dinner, received an award, or simply want to see who was there and who they were with, this slideshow offers a good overview of the festivities.  WATCH THE 2008 SLIDESHOW

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C-SPAN link
THE 2008 DINNER VIDEO LINK

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C-SPAN televised the WHCA event and is now hosting streaming video of the dinner on their web site in Flash and Real video formats. A DVD of the video is available for $24.95 on CSPAN.ORG.

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At the annual dinner, the White House Correspondents’ Association presented awards to journalists. President Bush made humorous after-dinner remarks in his last speech to the organization. He also made a point of leading the band in playing “Stars and Stripes Forever." The President was followed by comedian Craig Ferguson who made humorous observations about life in the U.S. as a new citizen.

Guest arrivals and the presentation of awards were shown prior to the keynote speeches.

Guest arrivals – 17 minutes

Opening, introductions, awards – 16 minutes

Dinner speeches – 44 minutes


2008 DINNER NEWS

2008 AWARD WINNERS

2008 WINNING ENTRIES

2007 DINNER NEWS

2007 DINNER REPORT

2007 AWARD WINNERS

2007 WINNING ENTRIES

2007 SCHOLARSHIPS

This FLASH SLIDESHOW features highlights from the 2007 WHCA dinner. WATCH 2007 SLIDESHOW

2006 DINNER NEWS

2006 DINNER REPORT

2006 AWARDS PRESS RELEASE

2006 SCHOLARSHIPS


C-SPAN link

VIDEO ARCHIVE OF WHCA DINNERS
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Clinton at dinner

C-SPAN.ORG is hosting a VIDEO ARCHIVE of past WHCA dinners dating back to the 90s. Their coverage includes guests' arrivals, as well as the President's speech, awards presentations, scholarships, and entertainment.


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