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Over $100,000 in was awarded at the Annual SMPA Awards Night which featured remarks from CNN Chief Political Correspondent Dana Bash (BA '93). Professors, members of the SMPA National Council, and other friends of SMPA were on hand to celebrate outstanding SMPA students.
Sixteen SMPA students were selected to attend the annual First Amendment celebration with CNN, Yahoo! News and as a GW-WHCA scholarship recipient.
Cornell Belcher, a member of the National Council for Media and Public Affairs, discussed his new book, “A Black Man in the White House,” in which he argues that the Obama presidency triggered a rise in racial-aversion that was evident in the 2016 election.
Lande Watson, PCM '18, expected to read through an intern manual and maybe help with some research on her first day as a speechwriting intern at the Department of Justice. Instead, she was assigned a speech for Attorney General Loretta Lynch due at the end of the day.
No Labels GW started out as a complaint.
As the primary season heated up in early spring 2016, it became clear that this election cycle would not be one of reconciliation or moderation.