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Robert (Bob) Weiner

Profile Updated: May 15, 2019
Robert (Bob) Weiner
Residing In
Accokeek, MD USA
Dr. Patricia Berg
political media -- oped writing & radio-TV
Yes! Attending Reunion
Oberlin Major



Bob Weiner
301-283-0821, cell 202-306-1200

Robert S. Weiner, White House and Congress Correspondent, radio-TV commentator, oped columnist (800 op-eds in major papers). 4 opeds ranked H1 (#1 in nation) by OpEdNews in 2018, 17 named H2 (#2).
President, Robert Weiner, Associates News; and Solutions for Change Foundation

Former spokesman, Clinton and Bush White Houses, 4-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey, US House Government Operations Committee, Chief of Staff U.S. House Aging Committee, and senior staff Congressmen John Conyers, Charles Rangel, Claude Pepper, Ed Koch, and Sen. Ted Kennedy
Director, Press Briefing Room, 2016, 2012, and 2008 Democratic National Conventions
Winner, 2016, National Press Club President's Award for program recruiting young journalists to co-author opinion articles in major papers; 2017 and 2018, Winner, National Press Club Vivian Award for Newsmakers news conferences and National Press Club organizing

Youth Voter Registration Director, Young Democrats/Democratic National Committee at Watergate HQ, 1971-72 after Constitution 26th Amendment giving 18 year-olds the vote

USA Track & Field: Masters Media Chair/Championships Media Director 2003-present; USATF Masters Executive Committee Member; USATF President's Award and David Pain National Masters Distinguished Service Award for generating national masters track media; lifetime runner as at Oberlin!

1750 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW #28271
Washington, DC 20038-8271



School Story

LOVED American History and Govt courses, being part (Treas) of both YD's and Oberlin Coop, the dinner discussions that were totally formative, the demonstrations against the war that was privileged to take part in-- and running on XC and track teams. Both the politics and running became activities for a lifetime. The debates between aggressiveness in demonstrations and sit-ins vs take part but also emphasize change within the system remain to this day-- Learned both iterations are critical for change. I so much respect (and took part in) what Matt Rinaldi, Bill Hedges, Les Leopold and others did to lead the demos, recruiters' cars, etc and when they stayed with the cops coming, I felt that I'd need to let them do that part... while I'd try to move the elected officials directly with conversations and some organizing... Same now, 50 years later! Was House Leadership guest at 2019 State of the Union.

Plan to attend Reunion?

Yes, definitely



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