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All the White House Correspondents' Dinners from 1993 - 2017. Courtesy of the C-SPAN Archive.

All the White House Correspondents' Dinners from 1993 - 2017. Courtesy of the C-SPAN Archive.
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All the White House Correspondents' Dinners from 1993 - 2017. Courtesy of the C-SPAN Archive.

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2018 White House Correspondents' Dinner

5/1/2018
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23:26 Michelle Wolf begins her speech Journalists, politicians, and celebrities gathered for the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner, where journalism awards were presented. Comedian Michelle Wolf headlined the event, and Bloomberg News senior White House correspondent and Association President Margaret Talev was the host. For the second consecutive year, President Trump did not attend but members of his administration were present including White House press secretary...

Duration:01:00:07

2017 White House Correspondents' Dinner

4/25/2018
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52:57 - Hasan Minhaj begins his speech Journalists, politicians, and celebrities gathered for the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner. Hasan Minhaj, a comedian and senior correspondent on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah,” provided the entertainment for the occasion. Speakers included journalist Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, who talked about the role of journalists. President Trump did not attend, the first time a president had not spoken at the event...

Duration:01:38:59

2016 White House Correspondents' Dinner

4/25/2018
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07:42 - Barack Obama begins his speech 41:10 - Larry Wilmore begins his speech Journalists, politicians, and celebrities gathered for the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner. President Obama and comedian Larry Wilmore made humorous remarks about politics and the media. The program opened with a video montage by the WHCA of President Obama’s eight years in office. President Obama’s speech included a mock video in which he receives advice on life after the White House from...

Duration:01:25:18

2015 White House Correspondents' Dinner

4/25/2018
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35:31 - President Obama begins his speech 01:01:38 - Cecily Strong begins her speech Journalists, politicians, and celebrities gathered for the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner. Journalism awards and scholarships were presented, with the assistance of first lady Michelle Obama. President Obama and comedian Cecily Strong made humorous remarks about politics and the media. The president’s speech began with a brief video montage of photoshopped images overlaid with...

Duration:01:36:01

2014 White House Correspondents' Dinner

4/25/2018
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41:14 - President Obama begins his speech 01:01:16 - Joel McHale begins his speech Journalists, politicians, and celebrities gathered for the White House Correspondents' Association Annual Dinner. President Obama and comedian and actor Joel McHale made humorous remarks about politics and the media. President Obama used slides and a cameo by Secretary Sebelius during his speech. A video co-produced by the History television channel to celebrate the centennial of the White House...

Duration:01:57:22

2013 White House Correspondents' Dinner

4/25/2018
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32:44 - President Obama begins his speech 56:13 - Conan O'Brien begins his speech President Obama gave a humorous address to journalists and guests at the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner. It included a video he made with filmmaker Steven Spielberg and comedian Tracy Morgan.* Conan O’Brien provided the entertainment for the occasion. He included a montage of humorous choices for casting politicians for a television show. The speeches opened with a montage of Vice...

Duration:01:38:05

2012 White House Correspondents' Dinner

4/25/2018
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19:55 - President Obama begins his speech 40:51 - Jimmy Kimmel begins his speech Journalists, politicians and celebrities gathered for the White House Correspondents' Association Annual Dinner. President Obama poked fun at himself and his Republican rivals and included jokes about a passage from his autobiography where he had eaten dog as a boy living in Indonesia. The president also said Mitt Romney would probably consider the dinner’s location, the Washington Hilton, a “fixer upper.”...

Duration:01:34:29

2011 White House Correspondents' Dinner

4/25/2018
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25:43 - President Obama begins his speech 44:07 - Seth Meyers begins his speech Journalists, politicians and celebrities gathered for the White House Correspondents' Association Annual Dinner where journalism awards were presented. President Obama gave humorous remarks focusing on his potential 2012 Republican presidential candidates. His speech featured a fake trailer for “The President’s Speech,” a spoof sequel to the film “The King’s Speech.” He was followed by “Saturday Night Live”...

Duration:01:28:12

2010 White House Correspondents' Dinner

4/25/2018
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04:38 - President Obama begins his speech 21:04 - Jay Leno begins his speech Journalists, politicians and celebrities gathered for the White House Correspondents' Association Annual Dinner. Michelle Obama presented youth scholarships and Matt Winkler presented the White House Correspondents' Association Awards to journalists. President Obama gave humorous remarks focusing on the members of his administration and the political climate in Washington. He was followed by comedian Jay Leno.

Duration:01:00:06

2009 White House Correspondents' Dinner

4/25/2018
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19:52 - President Obama begins his speech 36:42 - Wanda Sykes begins her speech Journalists, politicians and celebrities gathered for the White House Correspondents' Association Annual Dinner. Michelle Obama presented youth scholarships and Brian Williams presented the White House Correspondents' Association Awards to journalists. President Obama gave humorous remarks focusing on the members of his administration and his first 100 days in office. He was followed by comedienne Wanda Sykes...

Duration:01:09:38

2008 White House Correspondents' Dinner

4/25/2018
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37:24 - President Bush begins his speech 54:31 - Craig Ferguson begins his speech 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.” He was followed by comedian Craig Ferguson who made humorous observations about life in the U.S. as a new citizen.

Duration:01:17:23

2007 White House Correspondents' Dinner

4/25/2018
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59:04 - President Bush begins his speech 01:01:22 - Rich Little begins his speech At an annual dinner for members of the White House Correspondents' Association, journalists received awards and impressionist Rich Little performed. President Bush made brief remarks and White House Spokesman Tony Snow, who had recently undergone medical procedures related to his cancer, presented a video featuring a “top ten list” of David Letterman’s favorite George W. Bush moments. President Bush’s remarks...

Duration:01:38:58

2006 White House Correspondents' Dinner

4/25/2018
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23:47 - President Bush begins his speech 36:30 - Stephen Colbert begins his speech At the annual dinner, White House Correspondents' Association president Mark Smith served as master of ceremonies. Ken Walsh presented youth scholarships, and Ann Compton presented awards to colleagues for their work during the previous year. Incoming WHCA president Steve Scully presented C-SPAN video clips of presidential humor from President Kennedy through the current president. President Bush’s humorous...

Duration:01:38:48

2005 White House Correspondents' Dinner

4/25/2018
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18:25 - George Bush begins his speech 29:17 - Cedric the Entertainer begins his speech At the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner, journalists presented the association’s scholarship awards to students, and a brief videotaped response by the students was shown. Following the awards review and recognition of association officers and attendants, speeches included humorous remarks about current events and the political climate in Washington. The first lady surprised the...

Duration:01:00:53

2004 White House Correspondents' Dinner

4/25/2018
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27:24 - President Bush begins his speech 36:02 - Jay Leno begins his speech At the annual association dinner, President Bush and Mr. Leno gave humorous remarks about current events and the political climate in Washington.

Duration:01:15:26

2003 White House Correspondents' Dinner

4/25/2018
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14:31 - President Bush begins his speech At the annual association dinner, journalists presented awards to colleagues for their work in the previous year. Following the awards dinner speeches included amusing remarks by President Bush, with singer Ray Charles providing entertainment. Bob Deans served as master of ceremonies.

Duration:00:29:41

2002 White House Correspondents' Dinner

4/25/2018
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35:56 - President Bush begins his speech 47:17 - Drew Carey begins his speech At the annual association dinner, journalists presented awards to colleagues for their work in the previous year. Following the awards dinner speeches included humorous remarks and a slide presentation by President Bush, with comedian Drew Carey providing entertainment. Several of the evening’s comments referred to heavy metal musician Ozzy Osbourne who was in attendance.

Duration:01:12:57

2001 White House Correspondents' Dinner

4/25/2018
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36:06 - President Bush begins his speech 45:31 - Darrell Hammond begins his speech President Bush and Mr. Hammond delivered humorous remarks about Washington political culture and current events. President Bush’s remarks included several photographs of the first family’s private life. Prior to the remarks, association officials presented awards to members and a video spoofing the television series “Survivor” was shown. Following the remarks Mr. Hammond spoke about the experience.

Duration:01:37:09

2000 White House Correspondents' Dinner

4/25/2018
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15:42 - President Clinton begins his speech 35:55 - Jay Leno begins his speech President Bill Clinton and Jay Leno delivered tongue-in-cheek speeches about current political issues and about President Clinton’s future after the presidency. As part of their presentations each showed video parodies of President Clinton and other politicians. In an earlier segment of the correspondents' dinner a spoof of the NBC television show West Wing was performed by the show’s actors plus White House...

Duration:01:09:09

1999 White House Correspondents' Dinner

4/25/2018
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11:11 - Brian Williams begins his speech 48:06 - President Clinton begins his speech Mr. Williams delivered a humorous speech in which he read fictitious notes from various Washington figures. President Clinton then made some joking remarks before commenting more seriously on the military actions in Yugoslavia and the return of three prisoners of war. Association president Stewart Powell served as master of ceremonies.

Duration:01:25:19