Friday, May 2, 2014
On the evening of Friday, May 2, Atlantic Media Chairman David Bradley hosted an invitation-only welcome dinner at his Washington, D.C. home. Named one of the top ten D.C. parties by Washingtonian Magazine, this event gathered 150 Beltway leaders and prominent out-of-towners from the worlds of business, entertainment, academia, non-profits, and government. On the eve of the White House Correspondents’ Association annual bash, this year’s Welcome Dinner celebrated the 100th Anniversary of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner - a Washington tradition since 1914.
Saturday, May 3, 2014
In conjunction with White House Correspondents’ Weekend, The Atlantic and National Journal hosted the annual Editorial Breakfast, featuring a conversation on the LGBT movement and the debate over marriage equality. We gathered for breakfast and mimosas and a wide-ranging conversation on the evolution of LGBT rights in recent years - what has been accomplished and the challenges that lie ahead - through the eyes of Washington, the media, and the rest of America.
Atlantic Media partnered with CBS News to host its annual cocktail reception before the White House Correspondents’ Dinner in the coveted Heights Courtyard at the Washington Hilton.
Also in This Series
Culture Shock: Vets and the Battle Back Home
For our annual White House Correspondents' Weekend Editorial Briefing, we held a conversation on veterans and the challenges they face upon returning home.
Fifteen Years Later:
Are We Any Safer?
The Atlantic will explore the nation’s homeland security to examine the strengths and remaining vulnerabilities of our security apparatus and our preparedness to prevent the next terrorist attack.
The New Old Age
Since the turn of the 20th century, average life expectancy has been rising steadily. In the United States, we can now expect to live an average of three decades longer than our great-grandparents. As we collectively age, our societal understandings of the rhythms of an average lifespan have been slow to adapt. With nearly 10,000 baby boomers moving into retirement every day, The Atlantic will examine the shape of the new old age and its impact on society.