In the Media

2021

On September 30, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in an article in American University's newspaper, The Eagle, by Kate Corliss to discuss AU's partnership with the First Ladies Association for Research and Education (FLARE) that launched in June to study the work of first ladies.

On September 21, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in a Politico article by Tara Palmeri and Rachael Bade on the White House's decision of when to involve First Lady Jill Biden in the legislative arena, particularly in terms of the pending bill to provide free community college access.

On September 20, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride participated in a Skype interview with Zheela Noori for Voice of America-Afghanistan to address the future of Afghan women after the withdrawal of U.S. troops and how the US-Afghan Women's Council contributes to the cause of empowering women in Afghanistan.

On September 11, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on 9 News, Australian TV's Today show about the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks and McBride's experience at the White House.

On September 11, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in an article for The Hill by Mike Lillis, Alex Gangitano, and Ellen Mitchell, about McBride's White House experience on September 11th.

On September 11, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on CNN New Day by Wolf Blitzer, along with former Congresswoman Jane Harmon, about her experiences working at the White House on September 11, 2001.

On September 10, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by host Stacy Washington on her Sirius XM radio show, "Stacy on the Right" about her experience working at the White House on September 11th and the article she authored for White House History Quarterly

On September 8, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in an ABC News article by Danielle Duclos on Dr. Jill Biden's return to teaching and the historical significance of a working first lady in the White House.

On September 6, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Jan Kaliba for Czech Radio (link in Czech) on the 20th anniversary of the attacks of September 11th.

On September 3, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Bill Scanlan on CSPAN's Washington Journal to discuss her work with the US-Afghan's Women's Council, her longtime advocacy on behalf of Afghan women and girls and her article published in the White House Historical Association's journal on the 20th anniversary of September 11th.

On September 2, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride recorded a podcast episode for the George W. Bush Presidential Center's "The Story of Us" series to discuss the lasting impact that immigrants have on the United States and to share her own family's immigration story.

On August 17, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Marcia MacMillan on CTV News, a Canadian news channel, to discuss President Biden's speech on the crisis in Afghanistan.

On August 17, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on ABC's Good Morning America to discuss the crisis in Afghanistan after the withdrawl of U.S. troops.

On August 2, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in a Washingtonian article by Rosa Cartagena about the launch of FLARE, First Ladies Association for Research and Education in partnership with American University, to study and highlight the role of first ladies in our nation's history.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride recorded a podcast episode for the George W. Bush Presidential Center's "The Story of Us" series to discuss the lasting impact that immigrants have on the United States and to share her own family's immigration story.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed for the taping of Sky High TV, a Dutch television station, for a documentary series on the legacies of U.S. first ladies and their historical influence. The documentary will air on a TBD date in 2021.

On July 31, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article by Joann Lublin to discuss British Robinson's leadership of the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy.

On July 23, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Jada Yuan for the Washington Post ahead of First Lady Jill Biden's trip to the Tokyo Olympics and other first ladies who have attended Olympics previously, including Laura Bush's trip to the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.

On July 22, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed for Spectrum News to discuss First Lady Jill Biden's trip to the Olympics and her representation of the American people to cheer on USA's athletes.

On July 16, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed for PBS's "To the Contrary" show as part of their Woman Thought Leader series that focuses on prominent women. McBride discussed the First Ladies Initiative at AU and the recently launched FLARE organization, as well as her time serving as Chief of Staff to First Lady Laura Bush and her work in human rights and women's health.

On July 13, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Great Day Houston for KHOU-11 along with her daughter, Gigi McBride to discuss the recent publication of Gigi's book, Gigi at the White House and Anita's work as Chief of Staff to First Lady Laura Bush.

On July 4,  Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Hearst TV by Aixa Diaz to discuss the launch of the First Ladies Association for Research and Education (FLARE) and the historical impact of first ladies.

On July 3, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in a Washington Post article by Kevin Sullivan and Mary Jordan in honor of President and Mrs. Carter's 75th wedding anniversary. McBride spoke about Mrs. Carter's impact as first lady, particuarly her focus on mental health issues.

On July 3, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Maeve Sheehey for Politico to discuss the start of FLARE, the First Ladies Association for Research and Education. FLARE co-founder Myra Gutin was also quoted in the article.

On July 3, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in an Associated Press article by Darlene Superville about First Lady Jill Biden's recent travels promoting the President's agenda.

On June 29, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in an article by Ernie Smith for The American Society of Association Executives' Association Now's "Weekly Now" column highlighting the launch of the First Ladies Association for Research and Education (FLARE). 

On June 29, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on ABC's Good Morning America to discuss Jill Biden's decision to continue teaching while serving as first lady and the historic significance of her dual roles.

On June 23, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in an article by Marianne Besas for The College Post on the launch and goal of FLARE to study the nation's first ladies. 

On June 22, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in a Washingtonian article by Damare Baker on the launch of the First Ladies Association for Research and Education (FLARE) and the impact of first ladies on society.

On June 21, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in an article by American University's School of Public Affairs on FLARE to coincide with the launch of the association. AU shared it in This Week at AU.

On June 21, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on MSNBC by Andrea Mitchell to discuss the launch of the First Ladies Association for Research and Education (FLARE), the nation's first association dedicated to the study of the evolving roles and history of America's First Ladies. The association was launched in partnership with American University.

On June 10, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on CTV News, Canadian television, for Marcia MacMillan's Washington This Week panel to discuss President Biden's first overseas trip to the G-7 meeting, the administration's dealings with China and their pledge to help the world with access to COVID-19 vaccines.

On May 20, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in an article for The Hill by Amie Parnes and Morgan Chalfant regarding Vice President Kamala Harris's first few months in office, the unique challenges she faces, and how she has maintained the traditional role of the vice president.

On March 20, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in a Washington Post article by Jada Yuan about Dr. Jill Biden's travels around the country as first lady to promote the administration's stimulus package and school reopening plan.

On March 19, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Katie Rogers for a New York Times article about the cancellation of the White House Easter Egg Roll for the second year in a row due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

On March 17, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride recorded a video for the Italian Embassy's ItalyUS160.org guestbook to honor and recognize 160 years of diplomatic relations between the United States and the Republic of Italy. McBride serves as the Vice Chair of Cultural Affairs for the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF).

On March 7, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in a Town and Country magazine article by Shawn McCreesh that discusses the Bidens redecorating the White House and the Oval Office, in light of their years living at the Naval Observatory while they were Vice President and Second Lady.

On March 6, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Courtney Weaver for the Financial Times about Dr. Jill Biden's role as first lady, focusing on the issue of school reopenings. McBride compared Dr. Biden to Betty Ford and described her as an "activist first lady" so far.

On February 15, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride appeared on CTV Canadian News to discuss former President Trump's acquittal in the Senate impeachment trial and how the Republican party and the country move past this time.

On February 2, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in a Washington Post article by Ellen McCarthy and Jada Yuan to discuss the impact of first ladies and show Dr. Jill Biden is settling into her new role after her previous service as Second Lady.

On January 21, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in a Washington Post article by Bonnie Berkowitz on the history of presidents and first ladies dancing, including at Inaugural balls. McBride discussed the glamour the Reagans brought to the White House and the ease of Michelle Obama using dance to connect with children.

On January 21, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Marni Hughes on WGN America's "News Nation" on her reflections from Inauguration Day and the challenges ahead for the Biden administration, including the COVID-19 pandemic, the impeachment process, and where the country goes from here.

On January 21, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Marcia MacMillan on Canada's CTV News to discuss the Inauguration of President Biden, what's ahead for his first few days in office, and Kamala Harris making history as the nation's first female vice president. 

On January 20, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in a Reuters article by Andrea Shalal on the break in tradition of outgoing President Trump's failure to attend the Inauguration of his successor, though outgoing Vice President Mike Pence did attend.

On January 20, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Lisa "Kennedy" Montgomery on Fox Business to discuss the transition process at the White House on Inauguration Day and how the new administration will get up and running.

On January 20, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on NBCLX to discuss the Inauguration of President Joe Biden and the events of the day.

On January 20, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Doreen Gentzler on NBC4, Washington D.C.'s local channel, on what President Biden faces in his first 100 days, particularly related to the COVID pandemic and the signing of executive orders undoing some Trump-era decisions, as well as the role Jill Biden will play as first lady and Doug Emhoff as the nation's first "second gentleman."

On January 20, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride appeared on NBC4, Washington, D.C.'s local channel, to answer questions from Jim Handly on President Biden's first 100 days, the challenges ahead of his presidency, and how the White House prepares for the arrival of a new president and his staff.  

On January 20, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on NBC Peacock's streaming platform to discuss the Inauguration and transition at the White House as the Trump family moves out and the Biden family settles in.

On January 20, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on NBC News by Lester Holt and Savannah Guthrie on the incoming first family's transition to the White House and the role of First Lady Jill Biden as she hires her staff and sets her priorities.

On January 20, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride appeared on CBS News, anchored by Norah O'Donnell, John Dickerson, and Gayle King, to discuss the role of incoming First Lady Jill Biden.

On January 20, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed twice by Harris Faulkner during Fox News' Inauguration coverage to discuss the events of the day and the move that happens at the White House before the incoming first family's arrival.

On January 20, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Caracol (link in Spanish) - Colombia's radio station, on Inauguration Day, what lies ahead for former President and Mrs. Trump, and the incoming administration.

On January 20, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride appeared on WTTG, Fox5 DC, to highlight how pandemic-related precautions will make the inauguration look unlike previous inaugurations.

On January 20, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Fox NewsNOW, anchored by Pilar Arias, on President Biden's staffing decisions and Cabinet selections, the Senate confirmation process, and what to expect in the coming days.

On January 19, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was filmed for Discovery Education's "Inauguration Virtual Field Trip" to help elementary school students learn about the U.S. presidential inauguration, the significance of the president's inaugural address, and how the White House transitions from the outgoing to incoming president.

On January 19, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in an article in The Atlantic by Elaine Godfrey regarding the presidential transition at White House during COVID-19 and extra precautions that will be made to ensure the health and safety of the incoming first family. 

On January 19, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Canada's CTV News by Marcia MacMillan to discuss the presidential transition, especially the lack of a meeting between Melania Trump and Jill Biden and how the Bidens will be met by the Chief Usher on Inauguration Day instead of the Trumps. 

On January 19, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Melanie Hastings on WJLA, the local DC ABC7 channel, about the moving process at the White House on Inauguration Day and the role of the Residence staff.

On January 19, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on ABC News to discuss the procedures at the White House during presidential inaugurations and the challenges of transitioning in a new family during the global pandemic. 

On January 18, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in an article by Antonia Hitchens for Town and Country Magazine that profiled Doug Emhoff and discussed the evolving role of "Second Gentleman." McBride provided historical context for the role of spouse of the Vice President.

On January 18, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in a New York Times article by Annie Karni to highlight the challenges of moving the outgoing and incoming first families on Inauguration Day in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

On January 16, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Darlene Superville for the Associated Press to discuss what happens at the White House on Inauguration Day to move the outgoing first family out ahead of the incoming president. 

On January 15, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride contributed a chapter to Southern First Ladies: Culture and Place in White House History published on January 15, 2021 and edited by Katherine Sibley. McBride's chapter, "Laura Bush: Texan by Nature" highlights the accomplishments of former First Lady Laura Bush.

On January 15, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Dora Mekouar for Voice of America to discuss moving day at the White House after a change in administration.

On January 15, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in a USA Today article by Maria Puente on the traditional meeting between outgoing and incoming first ladies at the White House post-election, and the lack of such a meeting this year between Melania Trump and Jill Biden.

On January 13, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on CBS "This Morning" by Nikole Killion on Dr. Jill Biden's historic plans to continue teaching while serving as first lady.

On January 11, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in a New York Times article by Annie Karni on the statement First Lady Melania Trump issued five days after the protests and riot at the U.S. Capitol.

On January 7, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in a Washington Post article by Jada Yuan on the resignation of First Lady Melania Trump's chief of staff, Stephanie Grisham, following the protests and riot at the U.S. Capitol on January 6th.

On January 6, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride appeared on CTV Canadian News to discuss the Georgia Senate runoff election results and the upcoming electoral college certification in Congress later that day.

2020

On December 10, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Inside Edition to discuss the outgoing first family's move out of the White House on Inauguration Day as the new president moves in and what extra challenges may be involved due to COVID safety protocols.

On November 27, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride appeared on CTV Canadian television's Washington This Week with anchor Marcia Macmillan to discuss President Trump's promise to leave the White House if the Electoral College certifies the election for Joe Biden, surging COVID-19 cases and Thanksgiving travel, and the challenges ahead for President-Elect Biden.

On November 23, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in an a Washington Post article by Roxanne Roberts discussing Washington, DC's social scene potentially returning to "normal" after the Bidens move into the White House.

On November 18, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride appeared on Canada's CTV News to discuss President Trump and the election outcome, the firing of Chris Krebs at the Department of Homeland Security, and where the country goes from here.

On November 11, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in an article on CNN by Kate Bennett on the presidential transition from the perspective of the East Wing, as First Lady Melania Trump has yet to reach out to Dr. Jill Biden, the incoming first lady, and President Trump contests the election results.

On November 10, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in Maria Puente's article for USA Today to discuss what's next for First Lady Melania Trump, how she will help her son with the transition, and dealing with the disappointment of a re-election loss.

On November 8, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on CTV, Canadian news, to discuss Joe Biden and Kamala Harris's speeches the previous evening, voter fraud claims by President Trump, and expectations for the next couple of weeks.

On November 7, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Maria Puente for USA Today to discuss Jill Biden and the historic nature of her role as incoming first lady while also working as a college professor.

On November 6, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Canada's CTV News "Your Morning" show to discuss the U.S. presidential election and what needs to happen to unite the country and instill confidence in the election results.

On November 5, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Canada's CTV News "Your Morning" show to discuss the U.S. presidential election results and the exit polls showing black and Latino community support for the candidates.

On November 4, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Canada's CTV News Channel to discuss the U.S. presidential election.

On November 3, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Canada's CTV News Channel on Election Day topics, including record early voter turnout, election security, and anxiety over results, with various cities boarding up shop windows.

On November 3, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on CTV Canadian television's "Your Morning" show to discuss the importance and impact of the female voter on the U.S. presidential election and the issues those voters care about.

On October 30, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on CTV Canadian television to discuss the presidential election.

On October 30, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by the Italian wire service Adnkronos about the presidential campaign and the roles of First Lady Melania Trump and Jill Biden.

On October 27, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in an article by Anna Gawel for WTOP about etiquette and entertaining for the holidays during the COVID pandemic.

On October 22, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by anchor Marcia MacMillan for Canada's CTV News Channel to discuss the upcoming debate between President Trump and former Vice President Biden.

On October 21, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in a Washington Life article by Catherine Trifiletti on the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Gala honoring Dr. Anthony Fauci.

On October 19, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Kenny Day for AIRSNEXT on the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Gala honoring Dr. Anthony Fauci.

On October 15, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Peter Alexander on NBC's The Today Show to discuss First Lady Melania Trump's recent statement about her recovery from COVID-19, her son Barron's positive test result, and the impact of this on her role as the First Lady and in the East Wing.

On October 14, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride joined a panel interview on Canada's CTV News to discuss the confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump's latest rally and his appeal to suburban women voters, former Vice President Joe Biden's campaigning with senior citizens, and long early voting turnout lines.

On October 6, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on "Inside Edition" to discuss the medical suites at the White House, in light of President Trump's positive COVID-19 test.

On October 2, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on "The Bill Carroll Show," a Canadian radio show on the iHeartRadio network, to discuss President Trump's positive COVID-19 test result.

On October 2, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Canada's CTV News Channel on President Trump testing positive for COVID-19, the impact of that test result on the White House residence staff, and the use of masks and other precautions that will be needed for those working at the White House.

On September 30, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Canada's CTV News Channel's news panel with anchor Marcia MacMillan to discuss the U.S. election and presidential debate.

On September 29, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by anchor Marcia MacMillian for a news panel on Canada's CTV News Channel to discuss the Supreme Court vacancy and upcoming hearings for Judge Amy Comey Barrett, and the U.S. presidential election and upcoming debates.

On September 22, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by anchor Marcia MacMillian for Canada's CTV News Channel to discuss the Supreme Court vacancy after the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg and her legacy on gender equality. 

On September 15, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Canada's CTV News Channel's news panel with anchor Marcia MacMillan to discuss presidential candidates' diverging views on climate issues, including Governor Gavin Newsom's conversation with President Trump and the release of Bob Woodward's latest book about Trump and the White House.

On September 11, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Canada's CTV News Channel's Washington This Week news panel with anchor Marcia MacMillan to discuss the 19th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks and revelations from Bob Woodward's latest book on President Trump and the coronavirus pandemic.

On September 6, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed for a French documentary that aired on France 2, hosted by Stéphane Bern, on the French influence on the White House and working as a staff member there on September 11, 2001.

On August 26, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Neil Cavuto on Fox Business to discuss First Lady Melania Trump's speech to the Republican National Convention and the potential impact of her speaking more on the campaign trail.

On August 26, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Canada's CTV News Channel's Friday weekly news panel with anchor Marcia MacMillan to discuss First Lady Melania Trump's speech to the Republican National Convention.

On August 26, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Andrea Mitchell on MSNBC to discuss First Lady Melania Trump's speech to the Republican National Convention.

On August 26, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Kristen Welker on NBC's The Today Show to discuss First Lady Melania Trump's convention speech and using her platform to communicate with the American people.

On August 25, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in a New York Times article by Annie Karni, Katie Rogers, and Maggie Haberman about Melania Trump's communications style as first lady.

On August 25, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in a Washington Post article by Jada Yuan, Mary Jordan, and Josh Dawsey about First Lady Melania Trump's style as first lady, her policy issues and comfort level on the world's stage, and her renovation of the White House Rose Garden.

On August 25, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Kristen Welker on MSNBC to discuss First Lady Melania Trump's upcoming speech to the Republican National Convention. 

On August 25, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in a Washington Times article by Dave Boyer to preview Melania Trump's speech to the Republican National Convention and discuss her communications strategy and tone as first lady.

On August 21, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in an Associated Press article about the use of the White House for the funeral of President Trump's brother.

On August 21, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride recorded a video message for the bipartisan, grassroots "First Woman Voter" initiative where she shared the story of the first woman voter in her family, her mother. The initiative celebrates the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage.

On August 17, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in a Washington Post article by Jada Yuan and Annie Linskey that profiled Jill Biden and her work on her husband's presidential campaign and discussed her groundbreaking plan to continue working outside her role as potential first lady.

On August 13, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in a CNN.com article by Kate Bennett discussing Melania Trump's role in President Trump's re-election campaign, as well as former first lady Laura Bush's role in stumping or fundraising for the 2004 re-election.

On August 7, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in a CNN.com article by Kristen Holmes regarding the possibility of President Trump delivering his speech to the Republican National Convention from the White House.

On July 29, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was mentioned in an Erie News Now article previewing the upcoming Global Summit XII at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, Pennsylvania, where she will moderate a panel on first ladies.

On July 27, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in a Washington Post article by Jada Yuan on First Lady Melania Trump's planned renovation of the White House Rose Garden.

On June 30, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride recorded a video for Stewart McLaurin and the White House Historical Association's new series, "White House History Weekly," shared via Twitter, on the history of staffing first ladies and their offices.

On June 25, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Melissa Francis on Fox News's Outnumbered on the current protests in Lafayette Park in front of the White House and on the history of the park as a place of protest and peaceful gathering. 

On May 15, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Canadian Television, CTV News, to discuss the HHS whistleblower, Dr. Rick Bright, Joe Biden's response to the pandemic and virtual campaigning, President Trump wanting to restock the national PPE stockpile, and Ivanka Trump apparently saying she wears a mask when around her father, the President.

On May 7, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Farhat Popal of the George W. Bush Presidential Center to discuss the 15th anniversary of Laura Bush's historic trip to Afghanistan in 2005 to show her support to Afghan women and children.

On April 27, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Sonia Rao of the Washington Post to discuss the upcoming Netflix documentary featuring Michelle Obama's book tour for her memoir, Becoming.

On April 23, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Barbara Kramzar of Delo, a Slovenian newspaper, to discuss Melania Trump's role as first lady.

On April 11, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Darlene Superville of the Associated Press on the engagement and role of First Lady Melania Trump during the COVID-19 pandemic.

On April 7, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Zeke Miller and Jill Colvin of the Associated Press to discuss the re-assignment of President Trump's press secretary, Stephanie Grisham, back to First Lady Melania Trump's staff.

On March 19, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by CNN's Kate Bennett about Laura Bush's role in times of national challenges - after September 11th and Hurricane Katrina in an article about Melania Trump and the coronavirus.

On March 6, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Tomoko Ashizuka of Nikkei Newspapers, a Japanese publication, on the role of candidates' spouses in presidential campaigns.

On March 2, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by David Marchick for the Project on Presidential Transitions (PPS) podcast, Transition Lab, on how the role of first lady has evolved and the challenges and pressures they face after their transition to the White House.

On February 28, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Canadian Television, CTV News, to discuss Trump's response to the coronavirus, the Democratic primary race, the South Carolina primary, Super Tuesday, and Bernie Sanders as the frontrunner for the nomination.

On February 26, Executive in Residence  Anita B. McBride was quoted in John Bowden's article in The Hill on the Taliban's treatment of women in the context of a US-Taliban peace deal.        

On February 26, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Andrea Mitchell on MSNBC, along with Retired General John Allen, to discuss the proposed Taliban peace deal and the lack of protections for Afghan women.

On February 23, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by NBCNews.com's Dan DeLuce on the status and rights of Afghan women in the draft US-Taliban deal and the conditions Afghan women have faced since 2001.

On January 23, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by a Princeton University research publication on gender diversity in executive branch agencies; TBD publication date.

On January 17, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Canadian Television, CTV News, on impeachment.

On January 10, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Canadian Television, CTV News, to discuss the Iranian plane crash and air strikes, and Nancy Pelosi sending the articles of impeachment to the Senate.

2019

On December 19, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride recorded a welcome video promoting the 2020 Presidential Sites Summit for the White House Historical Association.

On December 6, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Canada's CTV News Channel's Friday weekly news panel with anchor Marcia McMillian to discuss the articles of impeachment and Joe Biden lashing out at a voter on the campaign trail.

On November 22, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Canada's CTV News Channel's Friday weekly news panel with anchor Marcia McMillian to discuss impeachment.

On October 29, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride published an op ed in The Hill, "Why Melania Trump is poised to have a great legacy as first lady," about Mrs. Trump's role and influence.

On October 23, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in an article in The Hill by Morgan Chalfant and Brett Samuels entitled "Trump's new challenge is officials dishing dirt," to discuss staff sharing information about the workings of the White House, especially foreign policy.

On October 18, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Canada's CTV News Channel's Friday weekly news panel with anchor Marcia McMillian to discuss the Russia criminal probe.

On October 4, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Canada's CTV News Channel's Friday weekly news panel with anchor Marcia McMillian to discuss impeachment and current events in Washington.

On October 2, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride recorded a promotional recruitment video for the US-Germany Fulbright program at the US Embassy in Berlin.

On September 19, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Katie Rogers of the New York Times on President Trump's upcoming State Visit with Australia's Prime Minister, Scott Morrison.

On September 18, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Morgan Chalfant for The Hill on President Trump's balancing act as he does the job while running for re-election.

On September 13, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Canada's CTV News Channel's Friday weekly news panel with anchor Marcia McMillian to recap the Democratic debate and discuss Castro's jabs at Biden's memory, Beto on gun control, and Warren's chances of pulling ahead in the race.

On September 6, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Canada's CTV News Channel's Friday weekly news panel with anchor Marcia McMillian to discuss President Trump not backing down on claims the hurricane would hit Alabama, the Democratic race and climate town hall, and looking ahead to next week's Democratic debate.

On August 30, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Canada's CTV News Channel's Friday weekly news panel with anchor Marcia McMillian to discuss President Trump's video on Twitter warning about Hurricane Dorian, the difference in hurricane rhetoric for Florida versus Puerto Rico, Joe Biden telling a moving - but reportedly false - military heroism story, and Trump's criticism of Fox News.

On August 16, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Canada's CTV News Channel's Friday weekly news panel with anchor Marcia McMillian to discuss the economy and Trump rallies, Israel, Democratic support of Reps. Omar and Tlaib, and Hickenlooper dropping out of the Democratic race.

On August 5, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Vanessa Grigoriadis in New York Magazine on Ivanka Trump and her role in the White House.

On August 2, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Canada's CTV News Channel with anchor Marcia McMillian to discuss the withdrawal from the nuclear treaty with Russia, President Trump's comments on trade with China at a rally, Democratic debates, and candidates' attacks on Obama.

On July 19, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Canada's CTV News Channel's Friday weekly news panel with anchor Marcia McMillian to discuss crowd chanting at Trump rallies, Rep. Ilhan Omar's reaction, and Rep. Ocasio-Cortez telling new Americans that dissent is American.

On July 16, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Politico Staff as the "Birthday of the Day" profile, on her background, birthday celebration, and thoughts on current events.

On July 12, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Canada's CTV News Channel's Friday weekly news panel with anchor Marcia McMillian to discuss Paul Ryan's book and his comments on President Trump, the proposed citizenship question on the Census, and Democratic polls.

On July 2, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed in a Voice of America article by Dora Mekouar on President Trump's changes to the Fourth of July celebrations in Washington.

On June 18, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in a press release on the announcement of Amy K. Dacey to lead the Sine Institute of Policy and Politics at American University.

On June 13, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Sabrina Siddiqui in The Guardian about President Trump's planned changes to the Fourth of July celebrations in Washington.

On May 30, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in an article on WZZM - ABC from her discussion at the annual First Ladies Luncheon at the Gerald R. Ford Library.

On May 23, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was mentioned in an online article posted by WVTF Radio highlighting the upcoming Presidential Ideas Fest panels at the University of Virginia's Miller Center.

On May 17, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Canada's CTV News Channel's Friday weekly news panel with anchor Marcia McMillian to discuss President Trump and Pete Buttigieg, tensions with Iran, and the pardon of Conrad Black.

On May 10, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Canada's CTV News Channel's Friday weekly news panel with anchor Marcia McMillian to discuss China-US trade tariffs, James Comey, and the Mueller Report.

On April 27, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride provided live coverage on MSNBC with anchor Chris Jansing for the White House Correspondent's Dinner.

On April 27, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was mentioned in a Hollywood Reporter article about the upcoming coverage of the White House Correspondents Dinner on MSNBC.

On April 21, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in a Town and Country Magazine digital article by Sam Dangremond about President Trump's first State Dinner.

On April 19, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Canada's CTV News Channel's Friday weekly news panel with anchor Marcia McMillian on the Mueller report and the congressional subpoena of Robert Mueller.

On April 17, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed live on WJLA - Good Morning Washington with AU's Executive in Residence and former Democratic leader of the Ohio Senate Capri Cafaro during the "Setting the Table for Compromise" cooking segment about bipartisanship around food.

On April 5, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Canada's CTV News Channel's Friday weekly news panel with anchor Marcia McMillian to discuss the Mueller report, Biden versus Trump in the presidential race, and President Trump's visit to the Mexican border.

On April 3, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Hearst Television on Rosalynn Carter's life, time in the White House, relationship with her husband, their post-White House work, and how she will be remembered.

On March 22, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on the Friday weekly news panel with anchor Marcia McMillian on Canada's CTV News on Robert Mueller's imminent report, Golan Heights, and Joe Biden entering the presidential race.

On March 21, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on C-SPAN's Washington Journal about Melania Trump's "Be Best" campaign and the First Lady meeting with Cabinet secretaries as part of her efforts.

On March 12, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by PolitiFact of the Poynter Institute about the number of Melania Trump's White House staff compared to that of previous first ladies.

On March 6, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Katie Rogers of the New York Times about Melania Trump's "Be Best" campaign and the pressure and scrutiny faced by modern first ladies.

On March 1, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by the Huffington Post about the men who could become the "first gentleman" if their spouses win the presidency.

On March 1, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on CNN Newsroom by Brooke Baldwin to share her expansive knowledge of and experience with the Bush family, in advance of the airing of CNN's The Bush Years series.

On February 6, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in a Washington Post article by Emily Heil about First Lady Melania Trump's attendance at the State of the Union and her schedule without recent public events.

On February 4, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Don Lemon on CNN Tonight on the leaking of President Trump's schedule.

On February 4, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on CNN Newsroom by Brooke Baldwin on the leaking of President Trump's schedule.

2018

On December 30, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Laura Bush being named Texan of the Year by the Dallas Morning News.

On December 29, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by CNN on the Gallup poll showing Michelle Obama as the nation's most admired woman.

On December 19, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed with CNN on the transition of power in Congress.

On December 6, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on NBC Nightly News by Lester Holt to discuss the arrival of the body of President Bush at his presidential library at Texas A&M in College Station and his interment.

On December 6, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Shepherd Smith on Fox News to discuss the specially designed train carrying the body of President Bush as it passed through Texas to his library and burial place after his Houston, TX funeral.

On December 6, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed with CNN New Day for commentary during the Houston, Texas funeral service for President George H.W. Bush.

On December 5, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Fox News with Martha MacCallum with members of the Bush family to discuss memories of President George H.W. Bush and thoughts about his state funeral.

On December 5, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on MSNBC with Hallie Jackson on the legacy and passing of President George H.W. Bush.

On December 5, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on SIRIUS Radio/POTUS Channel with Julie Mason on the legacy of President George H.W. Bush.

On December 5, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on CNN all day and by Anderson Cooper in the evening to discuss the state funeral of President George H.W. Bush.

On December 4, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride participated in a panel on CNN New Day to discuss the dispute between Eric Trump and George Conway.

On December 4, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed with CNN to discuss President and Mrs. Trump's visit to the Capitol Rotunda and with the Bush family.

On December 3, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Brian Kilmeade on his Fox News Radio show on the life and legacy of President George H.W. Bush.

On December 3, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on MSNBC with Chris Jansing on the legacy and passing of President George H.W. Bush.

On December 3, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Don Lemon on CNN Tonight on the arrival of President George H.W. Bush to Washington, en route to lie in state at the U.S. Capitol.

On December 2, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed with CNN's State of the Union with Jake Tapper to discuss the passing of President George H.W. Bush.

On December 1, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on NBC News on the legacy and passing of President George H.W. Bush.

On December 1, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Dana Perino on Fox News (by phone) on the passing of President George H.W. Bush.

On December 1, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Arthel Neville on Fox News on the passing of President George H.W. Bush.

On December 1, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Neil Cavuto on Fox News on the passing of President George H.W. Bush.

On December 1, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Fox News on the passing of President George H.W. Bush.

On December 1, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on CNN New Day Saturday on the passing of President George H.W. Bush.

On November 30, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on CNN Tonight by Don Lemon by phone on the passing of President George H.W. Bush.

On November 30, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Fox News by Shannon Bream to discuss the passing of President George H.W. Bush.

On November 16, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on CNN Newsroom on the workings of the White House, including political spouses and the first lady and the relationship with the National Security Council.

On November 14, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by the Washington Post on Melania Trump and the firing of a National Security Council staff member.

On November 13, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed with CNN New Day on the changing balance of power in Congress.

On November 12, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in the New York Times on the roles of the first lady and first daughter.

On November 11, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with CNN New Day on President and Mrs. Trump's visit to France.

On November 8, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on Fox News by Martha MacCallum, on presidents and the press, after the press conference controversy with CNN reporter Jim Acosta.

On November 7, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed with CNN New Day's Jon Berman and Alyson Camerata on the midterms and the Democrats flipping the House.

On November 6, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed with CNN to preview the 2018 midterm election races.

On October 25, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on CNN New Day about the increasing threats against politicians, including pipe bomb attacks and the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre.

On October 15, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Daily Mail about the heated political environment.

On October 15, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on CNN New Day on missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post Global Opinions contributing columnist, and the US response; POTUS questioning Secretary of Defense Mattis' political affiliation, and POTUS political rallies in the midterms.

On October 14, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed about First Lady Melania Trump's trimming of her office on American Media Institute Newswire.

On October 11, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by the Washington Times about First Lady Melania Trump's solo trip to Africa.

On October 8, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed on CNN New Day about the effect of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation on the midterm elections.

On October 8, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with WH Correspondent Katie Rogers about Melania Trump's solo trip to Africa.

On October 6, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by CNN's Ana Cabrera on the Senate vote on Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court Associate Justice.

On October 5, Executive in Residence Anita B McBride was interviewed on CNN New Day regarding the pending cloture vote on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

On October 4, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed for a National Review article on friends of Brett Kavanaugh defending his character.

On October 3, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed for an ABC News 2020 piece on Melania Trump (Aired on October 5).

On October 3, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by CBS Morning News on First Lady Melania Trump's visit to Africa.

On October 2, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed with CNN regarding the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

On October 1, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interview by Agence-France Presse on Melania Trump's solo trip to Africa.

On October 1, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed with CNN New Day's Jon Berman and Alysin Camerota on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh.

On September 29, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by CNN's Ana Cabrera on the nomination hearings of Brett Kavanaugh and his statement and defense testimony.

On September 24, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was mentioned in an AU Eagle article regarding the launch of the Sine Institute of Policy and Politics at American University.

On September 24, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was mentioned in an AU Press Release concerning the launch of the Sine Institute of Policy and Politics at American University.

On September 24, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with CNN's Wolf Blitzer about the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

On September 24, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Fox News' Sean Hannity about the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh.

On September 21, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by phone by Fox News' Neil Cavuto on the press conference with supporters of Brett Kavanaugh.

On September 21, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed with CSPAN on the nomination hearings of Judge Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court.

On September 18, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed with Hallie Jackson on the nomination hearing of Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court.

Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with Julie Mason from Sirius XM Radio - POTUS Channel on the preview of the Presidential Sites Summit.

On August 27, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with Ellen McCarthy from the Washington Post regarding Melania Trump hosting presidential descendants as part of the Presidential Sites Summit.

On August 24, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed with the host of CBS Great Day Washington, Markette Shepphard, as a preview to the White House Historical Association Presidential Sites Summit.

On August 20, Executive in Residence Anita. B. McBride spoke with Steve Chenevey of Fox-5 WTTG on former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman, the impact on presidential records, and the compromise of confidential communications in the White House.

On August 14, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with Steve Chenevey of Fox-5 WTTG regarding Omarosa Manigault Newman and the revelation that she taped confidential conversations in the White House.

On August 4, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed with Annie Karni at Politico about the abrupt departure of Melania Trump's policy and projects director.

On July 25, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with Darlene Superville of the Associated Press about Mrs. Trump going on the road for the Be Best initiative.

On July 21, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with Morgan Chalfant of The Hill concerning the Trump-Putin Summit and the lack of information shared on the meeting.

On July 14, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride co-authored an op-ed on the impact of first ladies throughout history and their ability to bring people together.

On July 13, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was mentioned in an AU Press Release regarding the launch of a White House History Course in partnership with the White House Historical Association.

On July 11, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with ABCNews.Com regarding the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

On July 4, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed with Laura Cox Kaplan, AU adjunct professor and creator of women's leadership podcast series She Said/She Said, regarding her winding path through politics and leading the First Ladies Initiative at American University.

On June 27, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride participated in a press briefing hosted by The White House Historical Association to discuss the upcoming Presidential Sites Summit, the course on WH History at AU; and WHHA resources available to reporters.

On June 23, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with reporter Emily Heil on Mrs Trump's jacket controversy at the border.

On June 22, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed with NBC4's Barbara Harrison on Melania Trump's visit to the border.

On June 22, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed with CNN's Kate Bolduan on Melania Trump's visit to the border.

On June 22, Executive in Residence Anita. B. McBride spoke with The Hill reporter Emily Birnbaum about Melania Trump's visit to the border and the controversial jacket.

On June 22, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed with DJ Duckworth from Inside Edition on Melania Trump's visit to the border.

On June 22, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by Alysyn Camerota and John Berman for CNN New Day on Melania Trump's visit to the border.

On June 21, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Melania Trump's visit to the border.

On June 21, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with CNN's Katy Tur on Melania Trump's visit to the border and detention center.

On June 21, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with Todd Gilman of the Dallas Morning News regarding Mrs Trump's visit to the border detention center and the first ladies all speaking out on the immigration policy.

On June 20, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with AU Magazine writer Gregg Sangillo about the launch of a first-ever course on White House History at American University in Fall 2018.

On June 19, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with CBS News.com regarding how the former first ladies spoke about family separations at the border.

On June 7, Executive in Residence Anita. B. McBride spoke with The Atlantic reporter Alex Wagner about the reporting of Melania Trump's absence from public events after her surgery .

On June 5, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with WH Correspondent Sanra Sobieraj-Westfall about Melania Trump's re-appearance at public events after her surgery.

On June 5, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with Darlene Superville of the AP on Melania Trump's decision to not attend the G-7 and the North Korea summits (article also printed in Chicago Tribune).

On June 4, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with NBCnews.com's Jon Allen regarding Melania Trump's decision to not attend the G-& and North Korea summits.

On May 29, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with Politico's Annie Karni about Melania Trump's absence after her surgery.

On May 14, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed by phone by CNN's Jake Tapper about Melania Trump's surgery.

On May 14, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with People Magazine's WH Correspondent Sandra Sobieraj Westfall about Melania Trump's surgery.

On May 12, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed with The Hill's Morgan Chalfant about Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as top US diplomat.

On May 7, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed with Fox News' Laura Ingraham about the release of Melania Trump's children's initiative.

On May 7, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with WH Correspondent Aixa Diaz of Hearst News about Melania Trump's announcement of her new Be Best Initiative.

On April 26, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed with Kristin Fisher for Fox News' Bret Baier's Special Report about Melania Trump's busy week and State Dinner.

On April 21, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed with Fox News' Neil Cavuto from Barbara Bush's funeral outside St. Martin's Cathedral, on her personal family relationship with the former first lady.

On April 18, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed with WTTG on the memorial events for former first lady Barbara Bush and the reactions of visitors at the condolence book signing at the White House Visitors Museum.

On April 18, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was interviewed about the life and legacy of former first lady Barbara Bush.

On April 18, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed with C-Span Radio's Steve Sculy on the life and legacy of former first lady Barbara Bush.

On April 18, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with Fox News Dana Perino on the impact and contributions of former first lady Barbara Bush.

On April 18, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed with Inside Edition on the legacy of former first lady Barbara Bush.

On April 18, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke to XM Sirius Radio about the life and legacy of former first lady Barbara Bush.

On April 18, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed with NBC Today's Megyn Kelly on the legacy of former first lady Barbara Bush.

On April 18, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb on the Today Show about the life and legacy of former First Lady Barbara Bush.

On April 5, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride moderated a KPU-sponsored speaker event with former presidential candidate Carly Fiorina on her experience as CEO and presidential campaign.

On March 29, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride was quoted in an SMU Daily Campus article on the Southern First Ladies Conference.

On March 27, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride delivered a presentation on the contributions of Laura W. Bush as a first lady from Texas.

On March 25, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed with The New York Times' Elizabeth Williamson on the appointment of John Bolton as National Security Adviser.

On March 24, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed with CBCNews' Aarti Pole on the March for our Lives in Washington, DC and the appointment of John Bolton as National Security Adviser to President Trump

On March 14, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride delivered remarks and presented an award to the Running Start Student Ambassador at the Young Women to Watch awards gala.

On March 8, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride delivered a presentation on the contributions of first ladies throughout history in honor of Women's History Month.

On March 7, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride delivered welcome remarks on behalf of the National Italian American Foundation at the Capitol Visitor's Center to Congressional and White House staff and Members of Congress, at the screening of the PBS Documentary - "The Italians.”

On March 6, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride participated in an AU School of Public Affairs panel discussion for Women’s History Month.

On March 6, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with CiaoDC's Alyssa Ciccone in advance of the National Organization of Italian American Women Dinner Program on March 8, 2018, to explore the leadership of first ladies through history.

On March 5, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with George W. Bush Institute's Natalie Gonella-Platts, director of the Women's Initiative for a Women's History Month podcast regarding the influence and contributions of first ladies.

On March 1, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride joined a panel discussion at the opening of the "First Ladies: Style of Influence" exhibit at the George W Bush Library.

On February 26, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke to Inside Edition about Melania Trump's remarks to National Governors Association spouses.

On February 20, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride introduced author Charles Denyer at the Sulgrave Club in Washington, DC, in promotion of his book Number One Observatory Circle: The Home of the Vice President of the United States.

On February 13, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with Televisa about First Lady Melania Trump's role in the White House and her influence on President Trump's image.

On February 13, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with Washington City Paper's John Anderson on the process of selecting Presidential and First Lady portraits.

On February 5, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with LA Times' WH Correspondent Cathy Decker about looks expectations for First Ladies, how/whether people see them through the lens of their views of presidents, and how to craft an independent line.

On February 5, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke to NBC News Digital's Claire Atkinson about Melania Trump's decision to stay out of the fashion magazines.

On February 2, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with LA Times' WH Correspondent Cathy Decker about looks expectations for First Ladies, how/whether people see them through the lens of their views of presidents, and how to craft an independent line (Updated April 20).

On January 30, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke to The Hill about the cost of Melania Trump's travel on Air Force planes.

On January 30, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride provided a quote to New York Times reporter Katie Rogers about Melania Trump not accompanying her husband to Capitol Hill for the State of the Union speech.

On January 24, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride joined a professional development panel discussion with SPA Dean Vicky Wilkins and CCPS Director Dave Barker for the AUCR and Network of Enlightened Women.

On January 19, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride joined AU Professor Chris Edelson on Facebook Live to discuss the first year of the Trump presidency.

On January 18, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed with Wall Street Journal's Peter Nicholas on Melania Trump's first year.

On January 18, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with NPR's Lulu Garcia about Mrs Trump's first year in the White House.

On January 18, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke to CNN's Kate Bennett on Melania Trump's first year as the spouse of the US President.

On January 17, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride interviewed with MSNBC's Hallie Jackson on Melania Trump's first year.

On January 9, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke to Vogue's Michele Ruiz on Melania Trump's first year as first lady.

On January 8, Executive in Residence Anita B. McBride spoke with Politico's WH Correspondent Annie Karni about the WH adding a make-up artist to the staff.

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