After Words

After Words: Torie Clarke interviewed by Pamela Hess

About the Program

Former Pentagon Spokesman Torie Clarke's advice to politicians and executives for the new information age is to use straight talk instead of trying to spin the news. She writes about other lessons she has learned during her twenty-five years of experience working in politics and communications in, Lipstick on a Pig: Winning in the No-Spin Era by Someone Who Knows the Game. Ms. Clarke was an adviser to Sen. John McCain, later a Press Secretary to President George H.W. Bush's 1992 campaign, and was a former Assistant Secretary for Defense for Public Affairs from 2001-2003. She is currently senior communications and government affairs adviser for Comcast. She is interviewed by Pamela Hess, Defense Correspondent for United Press International.

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Torie Clarke

Former Pentagon Spokeswoman Torie Clarke's advice to politicians and executives for the new information age is to use straight talk instead of trying to spin the news. She writes about other lessons she has learned during her twenty-five years of experience working in politics and communications in, Lipstick on a Pig: Winning in the No-Spin Era by Someone Who Knows the Game. Ms. Clarke was an adviser to Sen. John McCain, later a Press Secretary to President George H.W. Bush's 1992 campaign, and was a former Assistant Secretary for Defense for Public Affairs from 2001-2003. She is currently senior communications and government affairs adviser for Comcast. She is interviewed by Pamela Hess, Defense Correspondent for UPI.
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  • Sunday, March 19th at 3pm (ET)
  • Sunday, March 12th at 9pm (ET)
  • Sunday, March 12th at 6pm (ET)
  • Saturday, March 11th at 9pm (ET)
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