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26th Annual White House Correspondents’ Garden Brunch Honors Military Service Members, Veterans and their Families

To honor active duty and retired military members and their families, the 2019 White House Correspondents’ Garden Brunch presented awards to deserving recipients who have demonstrated exemplary service to our country. The event also put a spotlight on organizations that support military service members, veterans and their families, in addition to celebrating journalism and our First Amendment rights during the afternoon prior to the 2019 White House Correspondents’ Association’s annual dinner.

Held at Katharine Graham’s Beall-Washington House, which is owned by brunch co-hosts Mark and Sally Ein, guests of the 26th edition of this White House Correspondents’ Weekend tradition included journalists, elected officials, celebrities, and other notable individuals.

This year’s Garden Brunch was hosted by Tammy Haddad, Hilary Rosen, Jean and Steve Case, Mark and Sally Ein, Jennifer Dunn, Zac Moffatt, Greta Van Susteren and John Coale, Fritz Brogan, and Franco Nuschese.

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Presidential Sites Summit Explores Life Behind the Scenes at the White House

Every two years, the Presidential Sites Summit brings together operators and administrators of presidential libraries, historical sites, and the descendents of America’s presidents. This year’s gathering kicked off earlier this week on stage at the Kennedy Center.

Tammy Haddad, Anita McBride, Jamie Vanderbilt, David M. Rubenstein, Adan Canto, Mack McLarty, Capricia Marshall, Kirk Saduski, Massee McKinley, Tweed Roosevelt, Lynda Johnson Robb, Susan Ford Bales, Clifton Truman Daniel

After a welcome from Kennedy Center president Deborah Rutter and Washington Post publisher Fred Ryan, the evening featured two panel discussions.

The first panel, moderated by David Rubenstein, featured stories from the White House as told by presidential descendants Susan Ford Bales, Daughter of President Gerald R. Ford, Clifton Truman Daniel, Grandson of President Harry S. Truman, Massee McKinley, Descendant of Presidents William McKinley and Grover Cleveland, Lynda Johnson Robb, Daughter of President Lyndon B. Johnson, and Tweed Roosevelt, Great-grandson of President Theodore Roosevelt.

The second discussion, “The White House Behind the Camera,” featured an introduction from Anita McBride, chair of the Presidential Sites Summit and the Chief of Staff to First Lady Laura Bush, which was followed by a conversation between Adan Canto, star of Designated Survivor, Tammy Haddad, President & CEO of Haddad Media and HBO, Mack McLarty, chairman of McLarty Associates, Chief of Staff to Bill Clinton, and consultant on Designated Survivor & White House Down, Capricia Marshall, House of Cards consultant and Social Secretary to Bill Clinton, documentarian Kirk Saduski, and Jamie Vanderbilt, the writer and director of White House Down.

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Jenna and Barbara Bush: Sisters First

Connie Milstein, Mark Dybul, and Anita McBride host a book party at the Jefferson Hotel for Jenna and Barbara Bush. Tammy Haddad interviewed them about their book Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life.

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Consultant to HBO Comedy Series VEEP

Tammy Haddad is a consultant to the HBO comedy series “Veep” featuring award-winning actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus as fictional President Selina Meyer.

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Masters in Politics Podcast

Tammy Haddad and Betsy Fischer Martin co-host the Masters in Politics covering the 2016 presidential campaign.

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HBO Films’ “All the Way”

Haddad Media consulted on HBO Films’ “All The Way” featuring Bryan Cranston as Lyndon B. Johnson, directed by Jay Roach.

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WWTN lunch honoring Megan Smith

The Washington Women Technology Network hosted a lunch honoring Megan Smith, White House Chief Technology Officer.

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WWTN interview with April Ryan

WHC Insider co-founder, Tammy Haddad, interviewed White House Correspondent, April Ryan, at the Washington Women Technology Network lunch.

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Director of Engagement at Dog Tag Bakery

Dog Tag Bakery is a disabled veterans educational program, founded by Connie Milstein and Father Rick Curry, SJ with Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Education. Tammy Haddad is Director of Engagement. Please visit us in Georgetown at 3206 Grace Street, NW.

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