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On December 25, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with WH Correspondent Kristen Welker about Christmas traditions in the White House.

On December 25, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with Darlene Superville about no State Dinners having been held in the first year of the Trump Administration.

On December 20, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by NH Pulic Radio for their Civics 101 podcast on the role of the US President's Spouse.

On December 11, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with WH Correspondent Catherine Lucey about White House Christmas traditions.

On December 11, Executive in Residence Anita McBride interviewed with David Boyer on sexual harassment in the Congress.

On December 8, Executive in Residence Anita McBride interviewed with Jordyn Phelps on WH Christmas celebrations.

On December 1, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke to Runing Start's Star Fellows on women's political leadership

In December, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with CAP File contributor Stephanie Green about the history and use of the White House Mess

On May 25, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with the Financial Times about First Lady Melania Trump's first international trip.

On May 23, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with the South Florida Sun Sentinel about First Lady Melania Trump.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride appeared on Good Morning America speaking about Melania and Ivanka Trump's work to empower women abroad.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with Politico on May 20 about Melania Trump's desire to be taken seriously in her role as First Lady.

On May 19, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with CNN about Melania Trump's preparation for her trip to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Rome, Brussels and Sicily.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride authored an opinion piece for The Hill with Natalie Gonella-Platts. Their piece was about the influence of the office of the First Lady.

On May 10, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with USA Today about Melania Trump's tenure as First Lady in comparison to her predecessors.

On May 5, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride shared her experience in the White House to shed insight on the firing of the chief usher.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle on April 26 to speak about Ivanka Trump's role as White House Advisor and First Daughter.

On April 25, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with CNN about Ivanka's trip to Germany to present on a panel during the W20 Summit.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with ABC's Jordan Phelps on April 24 to speak about Ivanka Trump's trip to the W20 Summit.

On April 16, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with the Associated Press about the White House's new appointment of Social Secretary, Anna Cristina Niceta Lloyd.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted by Western Journalism on April 15, 2017. She spoke on First Lady Melania Trump's actions and attitude as she prepares to move into the White House.

On April 14, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was mentioned by The Huffington Post about her contributions to the television show, Veep. The article spoke about the writer's reliance on former White House staff, like McBride, to add authenticity to the show.

On April 12, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with the New York Daily News about the White House Easter Egg Roll.

On April 7, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with CBS News about if Ivanka Trump's new role in the White House is unprecedented or not on their This Morning program.

On April 7, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with CBS News on their Evening News program about Melania Trump's recent public appearance in Washington, D.C.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with ABC on April 6 about the role that Ivanka Trump will play in the White House.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride appeared on MSNBC with Kate Snow on April 5. They spoke about First Daughter Ivanka Trump.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted by CBS News about Jared Kushner's influence and expanding role as a White House advisor on April 3, 2017.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride wrote a blog post for the George W. Bush Presidential Center reporting on the annual meeting of the U.S.-Afghan Women's Council.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke on CBS Nightly News with Jan Crawford on March 29 about First Lady Melania Trump's recent appearance in Washington, D.C.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted by The Washington Times about Jared Kushner's new role in the White House despite not having prior government experience. McBride lent her insight about the learning curve associated with beginning to work in the White House.

On March 25, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was mentioned by The Diplomatic Courier in a blog post on their website. They documented her discussion with Greta Van Susteren in the International Republican Institute and Women's Democracy Network's 2017 Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Luncheon.

On March 22, ABC 7 quoted Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride speaking about the evolving role of First Daughter Ivanka Trump.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted by ABC News talking about the precedent for Ivanka Trump's role in the White House on March 22, 2017.

On March 22, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was mentioned by Susannah Wellford, the President and Founder of Running Start in an opinion piece in U.S. News. Wellford reported on McBride's remarks to the fellows at Running Start, complimenting their focus on the importance of being civil with everyone when you're in the political sphere.

On March 21, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with Martha MacCallum of Fox News on her series, "The First 100 Days," about the role of First Daughter Ivanka Trump.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with Good Morning America on March 9 about the CNN Poll that showed that First Lady Melania Trump's popularity has been rising.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke to Kate Snow of NBC about President George W. Bush's new book and his relationship with First Lady Michelle Obama on NBC on March 3.

On February 28, Fox News published an opinion piece by Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride about Melania Trump and her performance as First Lady so far. She also discussed how Melania will make this role her own.

On February 27, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with CNN about the Trump Administration' use of Camp David.

On February 27, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted by the International Business Times speaking about Melania Trump's role as hostess of the country.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke about Mrs. Trump's cabinet appointments, the Governors' Dinner, and the First Lady's hosting abilities in a February 22 interview with The Daily Mail .

On February 20, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke on Good Morning America about how First Lady Melania Trump is embracing her role as First Lady.

On February 17, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in UK's The Week speaking about the pace with which Mrs. Trump will be setting her agenda. She stated that it will be a bit slower than past First Ladies, evidenced by the fact that she has delayed her move to D.C.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in a February 16 piece by The Hill speaking about the lack of White House communications director.

On February 16, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted by Amie Parnes from The Hill about the role of the Press Secretary in the absence of a communications director in the White House.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro on February 12 about the ways in which Melania Trump breaks with the traditions of other First Ladies.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted by NBC News' Ali Vitali on February 12. Vitali's piece was about Melania Trump's adjustment to the role of First Lady.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted by The New York Times on February 11 about the ways in which the differing parties interact with each other socially.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in the Miami Herald by Anita Kumar on February 10 about First Lady's staff.

On February 10, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with McClatchy News ' Anita Kumar about the possibility of Trump cutting costs by making Melania's staff small.

On February 8, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted by Fox 61 CT talking about how First Lady Melanie Trump is suing to protect her reputation.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted by Darlene Superville of the Associated Press about the attention that Barron Trump has been getting in the media on February 6.

On February 5, Politico reported on Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride attending at Red Cross Ball at Mar a Lago.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in a UInterview piece about Melania Trump's role of First Lady on February 3, 2017.

On February 3, The Cut at New York Magazine quoted Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride about what the traditional role of the First Lady is, and how First Lady Melanie Trump is not adhering to those traditional standards.

On February 2, the Interior Journal reported on the 4-H Conference Panel on which Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke. The panel took place on January 18.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with The New York Times about the absence of First Lady Melania Trump from the White House on February 2.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride is quoted in an article from Politico about what is expected of Melania Trump as First Lady, and how there are no roles that are specifically delineated for her. The article was published on February 2.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted speaking with The Hill's Ben Kamisar about the tension between the politicized side of the American government and the administrational side. This piece went out on February 1.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride provided comment to The Hill about internal protests of power within the White House on January 31.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride is featured in a biographical spot on Italy TV about her work in Washington D.C. The spot appeared on Italy TV on January 28, as well as on their website.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride is interviewed by CNN about Melania Trump's potential picks for staffing her office on January 27.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride appeared on WTTG Fox on January 25.

On January 23, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Fox News.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted about Melania Trump in an article by CBS News on January 23.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted about raising a family in the White House on January 23 on CBS News.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed about how Melania Trump will approach her role as First Lady to CBS on January 22.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Rai, an Italian television station on January 21.

ABC News interviewed Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride on January 20 about the role of the First Lady, and how that might be redefined under Melania.

On January 20, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by ABC News at L'Enfant Gallery for a spot for Good Morning America. She spoke about First Lady's enthusiasm for the store, in particular a portrait of President John F. Kennedy.

On January 20, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted on WTOP speaking about Sec. Hillary Clinton's demeanor while at the inauguration ceremony.

On January 20, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride appeared on ABC's Good Morning America to speak about the transfer of residence on Inauguration Day.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on the first episode of the White House Historical Association's new podcast, The 1600 Sessions , on January 20.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in the Economic Times speaking about the emotions behind a first family leaving the White House on January 20.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in the Dayton Daily News on January 20 speaking about public appearances by the first family after a new administration begins, as well as the finals days of George W. Bush's administration.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in the Business Standard speaking about the transition from the Clintons' White House to the Bush Administration. This piece was published on January 20.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in the Quint on January 20 about the emotions during the outgoing first family's departure.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in ABC News on January 20 speaking about the particulars of "moving day" at the White House.

On January 19, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted on WTOP about how the White House staff makes the new first family feel at home.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was on NBC Nightly News discussing her experience during the transition between President George W. Bush and President Barrak Obama on January 19.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted on January 19 on WTOP about making the White House feel like a home.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in the Irish Times on January 19 about the transition of families from the Obamas to the Trumps.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in the Strait Times speaking about the various emotions that are in the White House during the day that the First Family is replaced by the new First Family on January 18.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on January 18 in Reuters about how Melania Trump will transform the role of FLOTUS.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in Canada's Global Network speaking about the legacy of FLOTUS Michelle Obama on January 18.

On January 18, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted on CNN speaking about the possibility of First Lady Melania Trump having a male social secretary.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed about the expectations of First Lady Melania Trump's tenure on Canadian T.V. on January 17.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride appeared on CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 speaking about Presidential transitions on January 17.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in the Courier Tribune on January 17 about the First Ladies' legacies after she leaves office.

On January 16, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in the Chicago Tribune speaking about First Lady Michelle Obama's national role after she leaves the White House.

On January 16, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted by WOW News about the role of First Lady Melania Trump, and the transition between First Families.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by CNN about the letter that the President George W. Bush's daughters left for President Barack Obama's' daughters on January 15.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted by Newsy about the role of First Lady Melania Trump, and the transition between First Families on January 15.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted speaking about the legacy that former First Lady Michelle Obama would leave in a piece by NBC News on January 14.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in the Financial Times about the attraction of the American people to the Obamas on January 13.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed as part of a documentary on the History Channel about presidential transitions that first aired on January 8.

On January 6, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with NBC News about former First Lady Michelle Obama's mood when she entered the White House--and her concern about making sure that Sasha and Malia had the best life possible.

On January 5, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was a guest on KSHB Kansas City's podcast, " Decode D.C.," where she talked about the behind-the-scenes transition between presidents.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was interviewed on FOX News on December 29 about the transition process.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was interviewed by the Washington Post's The Fix on December 22 for a video piece on the history of influential First Daughters.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was interviewed by Canadian TV on December 20 about Michelle Obama's legacy and what it is like for the First Family to leave the White House.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was interviewed by ABC News on December 19 on role First Daughter Ivanka Trump might play in the Trump White House

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was quoted in a December 16 article in Real Clear Politics . The article is about First Lady Michelle Obama's legacy, and McBride was quoted in regards to messaging strategies.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was interviewed by the Washington Post on December 14 about the precedents for first families in the White House.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was interviewed by NBC on December 5 about Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's role in the Trump Administration and appeared on TODAY.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was interviewed by the Eagle , American University's student newspaper, on December 4. McBride spoke about AU Trustee Gary Cohn's meeting with President-Elect Donald Trump.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke with the Times of Israel on November 29 about the team that Donald Trump is assembling for his White House and Cabinet

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was interviewed on Fox News with Elizabeth Prann on November 27 about Melania Trump's responsibilities as First Lady.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, appeared on CNN on November 26 to discuss what kind of First Lady Melania Trump could be.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke with the Guardian on November 26 about the upcoming biopic about former First Lady Jackie Kennedy.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to the CBC on November 25 about the importance of building relationships between the spouses of political leaders.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, appeared on CNN on November 22 to talk about the decision for Melania and Barron Trump to remain in New York City temporarily following the inauguration in January.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, appeared via FaceTime on Canadian TV and called in to BBC on November 22 to discuss Melania Trump's delayed move to the White House.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to the Associated Press on November 22.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke with The Washington Post on November 21 about life in the White House and how it adjusts to new occupants.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, appeared on Inside Edition on November 21 to discuss Melania Trump's decision to delay moving into the White House.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, appeared on CNN on November 20.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, joined a Sidewire Newsmaker of the Week interview on November 20 to talk about presidential transitions with journalist Jonathan Allen.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, appeared on CNN's "New Day" on November 19 to discuss meetings between President-Elect Donald Trump and his potential appointees.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to WLBY Radio in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on November 18.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, joined Fox 5 DC on November 17 to share advice for future First Lady Melania Trump.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, appeared on Meet the Press on November 16 with Chuck Todd to discuss presidential transitions. McBride said, "It is important to bring the best talent." She also spoke with WLBY, Fox News, and other outlet.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, appeared on Fox News with Jenna Lee on November 11 to speak about how the White House transition of power works. McBride also appeared on Fox 5 DC for a one-on-one interview with Laura Evans.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, appeared on NBC with Kate Snow on November 11 about the role Donald Trump's children are playing in the presidential transition.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to The Guardian on November 11 about the likelihood of a presidential run from Michelle Obama, noting that she is not interested in elective office but is "likely to stay engaged in some way."

Anita McBride, executive in residence, appeared on MSNBC on November 11 to discuss the role of President-elect Donald Trump's children in the transition process.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke with American University's The Eagle on November 11. McBride reflected on the 2016 election and spoke about what to expect from Melania Trump.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, appeared on Inside Edition on November 10 to discuss Donald Trump's visit to the White House and what Melania Trump might expect in moving there.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, appeared on CBS Evening News on November 10 to speak about Michelle Obama's meeting with future First Lady Melania Trump.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to Politico on November 10 about the private meeting between First Lady Michelle Obama and future First Lady Melania Trump.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, appeared on Good Morning America on November 10 about what the incoming First Family should expect in the White House. McBride also spoke with Canadian TV and BBC via phone and FaceTime to discuss the outcome of the election.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, appeared on MSNBC with Kate Snow on November 3 to discuss Melania Trump's late appearance on the campaign trail.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to The Hill on October 25 about potential post-White House plans for First Lady Michelle Obama.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to The Associated Press on October 20 about First Lady Michelle Obama's political speeches during this presidential election cycle.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was quoted in The Associated Press on October 18 in an article about First Lady Michelle Obama's schedule on the campaign trail defending the President's legacy.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to NBC News on October 18 about the White House state dinners during the Obama administration.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke with Buffalo News on October 17 about former First Lady Laura Bush's interest in Burma.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, appeared on an interview with ABC7 on October 4 to discuss the White House transition process. The interview will air as part of a mini-documentary prior to election day.

American University's Legacies of America's First Ladies conference, chaired by Anita McBride, is featured in a September 21 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article that discusses the conference and First Lady Michelle Obama and former First Lady Laura Bush's panel discussion.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, is featured in a September 19 article by The Eagle that describes the 2016 Legacies of America's First Ladies conference.

The George W. Bush Presidential Center issued a publication on September 16 discussing American University's Legacies of America's First Ladies conference, chaired by Anita McBride.

The Legacies of America's First Ladies conference, chaired by Anita McBride, was covered by Darlene Superville, Associated Press White House Reporter on September 16 in an article discussing the content of the First Ladies' conversation at the conference.

The White House Press Office issued a transcript on September 16 from the 2016 Legacies of America's First Ladies conference, chaired by Anita McBride.

On September 16, The Military Times covered American University's Legacies of America's First Ladies conference, chaired by Anita McBride, and the efforts First Lady Michelle Obama and former First Lady Laura Bush have taken to advocate for veterans and service members.

The Legacies of America's First Ladies conference, chaired by Anita McBride, was covered by the Washington Post on September 16 in an article entitled, "In a tense election year, Laura Bush picks an interesting ally: Michelle Obama."

Anita McBride is quoted in American University's September 16 press release following the 2016 Legacies of America's First Ladies conference.

The National Archives Foundation live streamed and published video of the American University Legacies of America's First Ladies conference chaired by Anita McBride and held on September 16.

In an announcement of the Legacies of America's First Ladies Conference on Newswise on September 12, Anita McBride, executive in residence, was recognized as the Conference Chair of the event focusing on the long tradition of America's First Ladies supporting service members, veterans, and military families. The event includes a conversation with First Lady Michelle Obama and former First Lady Laura Bush.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, joined CNN 's Wolf Blitzer on CNN Newsroom on September 11 to recall the events of 9/11 at the White House and to discuss her Wall Street Journal op-ed.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, published an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal on September 8 reflecting on 9/11 in the White House and the 15 year anniversary.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was quoted in Federal News Radio on September 6 about the transition of political appointees in the federal government that occurs after a new administration takes office.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to the Albuquerque Journal on September 2 about First Lady Michelle Obama's embrace of pop-culture.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was quoted by Julie Pace, AP White House Correspondent, on ABC News on August 30 regarding former President Bill Clinton's role within the Clinton Foundation and on the world stage.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was interviewed on Fox News' "The Kelly File" on August 27 about the state of the 2016 presidential election, the release of Hillary Clinton's emails, and her alleged Foundation ties while serving as Secretary of State.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke with the Christian Science Monitor on August 25 about the roles that the presidential candidates' children are playing on the campaign trail.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, appeared on CNN to discuss Melania Trump's role in the presidential campaign, and the lack of support she is receiving from the Trump Campaign.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was quoted by LifeZette on July 27 on the role of Melania Trump in Donald Trump's campaign for President. McBride said, "The voters are always interested in the people closest to the candidate, and there's a fascination with Melania."

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to ABC News on July 26 about Melania Trump as a potential First Lady if Donald Trump were elected president.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to The Guardian on July 26 about Michelle Obama's speech at the Democratic National Convention.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to The Wall Street Journal on July 25 about Bill Clinton's potential role in the White House if Hillary Clinton were elected president.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to Roll Call on July 25 about how Bill Clinton helps Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, appeared on several news outlets throughout the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, OH. McBride spoke with KNX-AM Los Angeles, MSNBC , CTV America, and CNN , offering analysis of the convention.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to The Christian Science Monitor on July 22 about the role of Donald Trump's children in his presidential campaign.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke with USA Today on July 19 about Melania Trump and the importance of candidates' spouses on the campaign trail.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to 12 News NBC on June 7 about how Bill Clinton will be addressed if Hillary Clinton becomes president.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was interviewed by Federal News Radio on June 3. She discussed the process of presidential transitions and their impact on the management of federal agencies.

An interview with Anita McBride, executive in residence, by the Partnership Public Service's Center for Presidential Transition was reported on by Bloomberg on May 24. In the interview, Anita McBride spoke about the transition process of one presidential administration to the next.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was interviewed by EFE News on May 21 on Bill Clinton's role in the White House should Hillary Clinton become president.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was interviewed by Dubai TV on May 3 on the role of presidential candidates' families in the campaign.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was interviewed by the Los Angeles Times on May 1 about Malia Obama's plans to take a "gap year" before starting college at Harvard.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to the Los Angeles Times on May 1 about the benefits of Malia Obama's decision to take a gap year before attending Harvard University.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to the Washington Post on April 28 about the last Passover Seder of the Obama administration.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was interviewed by The Washington Post on April 6 about how various first ladies have approached and embraced the role throughout American history.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to The Washington Post on March 31 about the difficult and important role the first lady plays in each administration.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was featured in an article for The Hill on March 31 for a panel discussion that she took part in with two other chiefs of staff to the First Lady. The three guests spoke about their experiences in the White House over the course of the last three administrations. The panel discussion was also featured in a Washington Post article.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, co-wrote an op-ed for The Hill on March 15 about the need for the U.S. to continue to support the education and advancement of women in Afghanistan.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, appeared on MSNBC's " Andrea Mitchell Reports" on March 11 outside of the Ronald Reagan Library to remember the legacy of former First Lady, Nancy Reagan.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was interviewed by WUSA 9 on March 9 and shared her memories of Nancy Reagan and what she learned from her experiences with the former first lady while serving as chief of staff to Laura Bush.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to Global News on March 8 about previous state visits and the dinners that accompany them as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits Washington this week.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to The Dallas Morning News on March 7 about the potential first spouses of the presidential candidates and the role they might play if their respective spouses are elected.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to the USA Today on March 7 about the recent passing of former first lady Nancy Reagan.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to the Washington Post on February 12 about how former president George W. Bush can help his brother's presidential campaign.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, wrote a blog post for The Hill's Congress blog on January 25 recommending UNESCO's Director General Irina Bokova as replacement for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who is stepping down next year.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke in a syndicated article from the Associated Press on January 25 about the prospect of Melania Trump occupying the role of First Lady in the White House.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke with ABC News on January 1 about the role the South Lawn of the White House plays in hosting events.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke with the Washington Post on November 23 about the selection processes each presidential administration has for the "Medal of Freedom."

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to CCTV-America on September 25 about the important role the first lady plays in hosting foreign heads of state when they visit the U.S.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, told AP News on September 22 that Chinese Premier Xi Jinping's state visit to Washington will be a "delicate dance" for both sides, as tensions between the U.S. and China remain elevated.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke with National Journal on September 21 about the uniqueness of papal state visits. "It was one of the most memorable things personally that I worked on," McBride said, harkening back to her service in the White House.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, provided on-air commentary for EWTN's coverage of the September 23 papal visit to the White House.

Anita McBride, director of the First Ladies Initiative, spoke with WRAL about Pope Francis' upcoming visit to the United States, which will bring him to the White House and Capitol Hill.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was interviewed by the Los Angeles Times September 17 on Pope Francis's visit with President Obama and her perspective on the last papal visit in 2008.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, told the AP in a September 13 story on the pope's visit to the White House, that every arrival of a foreign leader is "steeped in history and tradition."

Anita McBride, executive in residence, shared with host Rachel Greenberg her memories of being a White House staff member on September 11, 2001, in a 9-11 anniversary episode of the Volta Insider Podcast.

In the lead-up to the August 6 Republican debate, Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to the Cleveland Plain Dealer about what each candidate must do to accomplish their goals moving forward.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, appeared on the NBC Today Show on August 6 for a story on the GOP candidates' spouses.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, appeared on CBS's " This Morning" on July 2 to discuss the White House decision to lift bans on photography and social media sharing.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to ABC News on June 17 about the importance of the first lady's role in helping the President further certain initiatives.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke with The New York Times on June 15 about the White House's secret party that included entertainment from Prince and Stevie Wonder.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was quoted in an article for the Associated Press on June 12 regarding the tendency for first ladies to engage in more international travel in the second term of a presidency.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke with the Washington Post on June 10 about the functional role of the first lady, and how that role has evolved over time as a voice, an advocate, and a surrogate.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was quoted in a McClatchy article on May 14 that reported on President Obama's meeting at Camp David and detailed the history of the presidential retreat.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, wrote a piece for the State Department's blog DipNote on May 7. McBride writes about the excellent achievements made by Afghani Fulbright scholars.

Anita McBride, director of the First Ladies Initiative, was quoted in an article for the Washington Post on April 23 regarding the changing role of political spouses as the possibility of a first gentleman materializes.

Anita McBride, director of the First Ladies' Initiative, moderated AU's KPU Wonk of the Year Award ceremony honoring Laura Bush, which received coverage from multiple news outlets across the nation.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, appeared on CSPAN on April 12 to discuss the role and influence of political spouses over time. She also discussed the spouses of current and potential 2016 presidential candidates.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke with the Washington Post on March 20 about the trappings of presidential retreat Camp David, and President Obama's rare use of that venue.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to Bloomberg News on March 16 about First Lady Michelle Obama and her increasingly international focus during the second term.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to NHK (Japan's national public broadcasting network) on March 13 about First Lady Michelle Obama and her initiatives, her fashion choices, and her visit to Japan.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to the Washington Post about preparing obituaries at the White House on March 12.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke with the LA Times on February 17 about Malia Obama attending college soon and what influence this may have on the president's higher education policy.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was interviewed for the AU website on the choice of Laura Bush as this year's " Wonk of the Year" on February 23.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to the Associated Press on February 15 about Malia Obama's college visits.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was interviewed for Ford's Theater blog on February 3. Following a performance of The Widow Lincoln, McBride discussed the evolving role of the First Lady for the " Ask an Expert" series.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to the New York Times on January 29 about the White House process for determining appropriate First Lady attire for official trips abroad.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, joined CBS News on January 27 to discuss Michelle Obama's decision not to wear a headscarf while visiting Saudi Arabia for the funeral of King Abdullah. McBride's interview was also mentioned in an LA Times article on January 28.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke with the Washington Times on January 19 about the decision-making process behind inviting guests to the State of the Union address.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke with the New York Post about Malia Obama's influence on fashion trends and music tastes, despite the heavy security and zone of privacy surrounding her.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, appeared on CBS Radio Boston on January 12 to discuss the White House's miscalculation in not sending a high profile U.S. representative to the unity march in Paris.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was interviewed January 1 by the Chicago Tribune on Malia Obama's college visits.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was mentioned in a "Financial Buzz" article about one remaining piece of decorum in Washington, DC society-don't intrude upon the social life of the president's children.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke with three major media outlets-the Chicago Tribune , NBC News, and the LA Times -about a Congressional staffer's criticism over Facebook of Sasha and Malia Obama, and the swift outcry against that staffer.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was mentioned in Calcutta, India's newspaper, The Telegraph , for an article discussing the roles of first ladies in Southeast Asia.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke with The Washington Post on November 30 in an article about the White House's holiday traditions and their latest updates in technology.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, discussed with Italian newspaper Il Secolo IX the difficulties for the President to govern with a Republican majority in the House and Senate if he is unwilling to compromise on big issues.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was interviewed by O Globo , a newspaper in Brazil available in Portuguese, for an article regarding Michelle Obama's influence on the 2014 midterms.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, discussed late fashion designer Oscar de la Renta's lasting impact and friendship with American first ladies in a U.S. News article on October 21.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke with The Hill on October 12 about the pressure for President Obama to change his advisory staff in the White House as he reaches the last two years of his presidency.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to the Associated Press on September 30 about new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the White House and the intricate planning that goes into providing world leaders with hospitality.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to The Washington Post on September 9 for an article about former First Lady, Laura Bush, and the legacy she has built for herself and President Bush since leaving office.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, took a preview tour of the revamped White House visitor center, set to open this Saturday, September 14. Details about the brand new attraction were provided by The Hill on September 9.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to the Washington Post on July 7 in an article detailing technological anachronisms in the White House.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, talked with CBS News on July 3 about Malia Obama, the president's eldest daughter, who is celebrating her sixteenth birthday on the Fourth of July.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was quoted in a Huffington Post article on June 13 arguing that the recent staff upheaval in the Obama White House is common for second-term presidents in the final two years.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke extensively with The Desert Sun on June 9 about the First Lady's open weekend planned in Palm Springs, Ariz.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was quoted by the Associated Press on June 2 in an article detailing the expenses surrounding Michelle Obama's wardrobe and how many of the designer clothes are paid for.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke with the Chicago Tribune on May 30 about Sasha and Malia Obama's growth since entering the White House in 2008.

In a Hearst Television interview, Anita McBride, executive in residence, discussed First Lady Michelle Obama's entering the legislative policy argument over school meal nutrition rules with House Republicans.

New York Daily News spoke with Anita McBride, executive in residence, for an article on April 23 about healthy eating in the Obama White House.

In an Associated Press piece about President Obama traveling to Asia without First Lady Michelle Obama, Anita McBride, executive in residence, discussed the benefits of first ladies accompanying U.S. presidents on international trips by providing a different type of diplomacy. More than 160 outlets republished this story, including Houston Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News, and Sacramento Bee.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was referenced in an article on April 12 critiquing the scrutiny Michelle Obama has received since her recent trip to China.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke about America's First Grandmother, Marian Robinson, in a Washington Post article on March 31. Robinson, who generally stays out of the spotlight, was front and center throughout Michelle Obama's recent trip to China.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, wrote an op-ed for the George W. Bush Institute about the Rising Afghan Women Leaders Initiative, a workshop offered in Doha, Qatar that promotes leadership development for women.

A Reuters article on March 16 included expert analysis from Anita McBride, executive in residence, regarding First Lady Michelle Obama's upcoming trip to China. Her analysis on this topic was also included in articles by CBS, the Associated Press, the New York Times and interviews with NPR's "Here and Now," MSNBC and NBC's " Today."

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke to the Washington Post on March 9 about Michelle Obama's upcoming trip to China noting that the First Lady is seizing the opportunity to educate young people rather than address controversial foreign policy issues.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was interviewed for a story in Politico on February 27 about First Lady Michelle Obama's more active role in helping to shape policy.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, took part in the closing episode of C-SPAN's year-long series on the history of First Ladies on February 17.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, appeared in a February 12 story in U.S. News & World Report about the legacies of Laura Bush and Michelle Obama.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, was interviewed by CBS Minnesota on February 11 for a story about the high cost of state dinners.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke with the New York Times , CBS News, the Wall Street Journal , the New York Daily News , the LA Times and CNN on about the upcoming state dinner with French President François Hollande.

Bloomberg News quoted Anita McBride, executive in residence, in a February 5 article about French President François Hollande's upcoming state visit to the United States.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke with CBS on January 31 about the future role of the First Lady.

Anita McBride, executive in residence, spoke with ABC News on January 28 about the First Lady's guest selection process for the State of the Union address.

Executive in Resident Anita McBride was quoted in a number of stories about Michelle Obama's 50th birthday celebrations: in the Washington Post on January 15 and January 17 and she spoke with the Associated Press on January 16. She was also interviewed for a story in The Hill on January 15 about the upcoming state visit of French President François Hollande.

Executive in Residence Anita McBride talked with NBC's Today Online on January 14 about why Michelle Obama can become more active on issues during a second presidential term.

Executive in Residence Anita McBride was interviewed January 6 on "CBS This Morning" about preparations for First Lady Michele Obama's 50th birthday.

December 2013

Anita McBride was quoted in a story on December 3 for The Hill about First Lady Michelle Obama's increased role in fundraising for Democratic candidates in the upcoming midterm elections.

September 2013

For an episode of its online series "On Background," the Washington Post interviewed Anita McBride about how some of America's most popular First Ladies created a home for themselves at the country's most famous address.

The Concordia Summit profiled Anita McBride on her efforts with First Ladies and Concordia.

Bloomberg TV interviewed Anita McBride during a news segment on how well Hollywood portrays life in the White House and Washington in TV shows like "VEEP" and "House of Cards."

July 2013

Huffington Post

Anita McBride wrote a column on July 3 for The Huffington Post that gives reason for Americans to be proud of the international humanitarian work being done abroad transcending politics and embracing altruism while also empowering women. It appeared while McBride was in Tanzania as part of the African First Ladies Summit: Investing in Women: Strengthening Africa. The Kaiser Foundation also shared the column on its Web site.

April 2013

Chuck Todd, of MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown," discussed the opening of the George W. Bush Presidential Library with McBride and former Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings.

Meet the Press

Anita McBride joined several advisers from the George W. Bush administration on NBC's " Meet the Press" to examine the legacy of President Bush.

Local affiliates for NBC, ABC, and Fox in Dallas also interviewed Anita McBride ahead of the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library.

NPR

Anita McBride Interviewed on NPR's "All Things Considered"

March 2013

A USA Today article quoted Anita McBride about the exposure Michelle Obama received during her first term as First Lady, as she prepared more four more years in the role.

February 2013

Anita McBride was featured in a Bloomberg News piece about the screening at the Wilson Center in Washington, DC, of Girl Rising, a documentary about young women's education narrated by top Hollywood artists.

The Washington Post quoted Anita McBride in a story about the impact of being the guest of a First Lady at the President's State of the Union address.

Anita McBride discussed Michelle Obama's decision to attend the memorial service of young girl killed in Chicago street violence in the Chicago Tribune .

January 2013

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The Associated Press quoted Anita McBride in a story about the start of Michelle Obama's second term as First Lady. The article was syndicated by more than 300 outlets across the country.

During news coverage of President Obama's inauguration parade, Anita McBride was interviewed by CBS affiliate WUSA in Washington, DC.

November 2012

Anita McBride interviewed on Irish radio program about First Ladies

August 2012

A story from American Today: The Presidential Candidate's Lifetime Running Mate

March 2012

Former First Ladies Dish on Life in the East Wing