Being Biden

 

Being Biden

In this audio series Vice President Biden will tell the story behind a photo – of where he was, why it matters to him, and how the experience fits into the broader narrative of this Administration. From meetings at the White House to travels around the country, the Vice President will share his perspective in candid, behind-the-scenes snapshots. In other words, he’ll explain what it’s like “Being Biden.”

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Vol. 17 Standing with Ukraine

November 21, 2014

Vice President Joe Biden lays flowers at a memorial to those who were killed during protests last year, accompanied by Voice of America Journalist Myroslava Gongadze, in Kiev, Ukraine. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)


Vol. 16 Civil Rights

March 3, 2013

Vice President Joe Biden marches across the Edmund Pettus Bridge with Congresswoman Terri Sewell and Congressman John Lewis, during the 48th annual Bridge Crossing Ceremony in Selma, Alabama. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)


Vol. 15 Coffee

May 15, 2014

Vice President Joe Biden meets with Alexandria Police Officer Peter Laboy and his family, in the Vice Presidents Ceremonial Office. Also pictured are Wife Suzanne Laboy, and sons Miles Weaver, Alejandro Laboy, and Marcos Laboy. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)


Vol. 14 Chopper

April 8, 2014

Vice President Joe Biden meets with SEAL dog “Chopper” and his handler, Trevor Maroshek, a Navy SEAL Veteran, and Trevor’s wife, Rujuta, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)


Vol. 13 It's All About Possibilities

February 26, 2014

Vice President Joe Biden with Jonathan Stoklosa, in the Vice President's West Wing Office. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)


Vol. 12 A Call to Remembrance

November 11, 2013

Vice President Biden calls Phyllis Gould, one of the original "Rosie the Riveters" at Kaiser Shipyard during WWII. The Vice President invites Phyllis to visit him at the White House and recalls a story from 1994 on the 50th anniversary of Normandy. Photo Credit: US Senate Photo


Vol. 11 Remembering Father Roberto Balducelli

1985

Vice President Biden, with his son Hunter, and Father Roberto Balducelli in Italy.


Vol. 10 On the Road to Fairness

June 27, 2013

The Vice President speaks about the Supreme Court decision to overturn The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and the positive impact it will have across the country and among his own staff. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann, September 19, 2012)


Vol. 9: TAPS

June 3, 2013

The Vice President and Dr. Biden talk about their visit with children and their military mentors participating in the USO/TAPS Good Grief Campout at Camp Pendleton, a U.S. Marine Corps Base in Southern California. TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors) is a national non-profit organization that is made up of, and provides services to, those who have lost a loved one on active duty with the Armed Forces. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)


Vol. 8: Senator Lautenberg

June 3, 2013

Vice President Joe Biden meets with Senator Frank Lautenberg, in his Ceremonial office at the U.S. Capitol, in Washington, DC, Feb. 7, 2013. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)


Vol. 7: Gems of Wisdom

May 15, 2013

Vice President President Joe Biden reads letters from children about reducing gun violence, in his Ceremonial Office in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, May 15, 2013. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)
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Vol. 6: My Friend, John McCain

April 26, 2013

Vice President Joe Biden talks with Senator John McCain before speaking at the McCain Institute for International Leadership Sedona Forum in Sedona, Arizona, April 26, 2013. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)


Vol. 5: Two Vice Presidents

April 12, 2013

Vice President Joe Biden jokes with Julia Louis-Dreyfus of the TV show, “VEEP,” as she sits at his desk in the Vice President's West Wing office at the White House, April 12, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)


Vol. 4: Vital Voices

April 2, 2013

Vice President Joe Biden talks with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton backstage during the Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards, at the Kennedy Center in Washington. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)
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Vol. 3: My Alma Mater

March 26, 2013

(Top) Vice President Joe Biden participates in a post-game cheer with the University of Delaware's Lady Blue Hens in their locker room after their 78-69 victory over the University of North Carolina in the 2nd round of the NCAA playoffs, at Bob Carper Arena in Newark. (Photo provided by the University of Delaware Athletics/Mark Campbell). (Second row, left to right) Vice President Biden waves to the band while carrying his grandson Hunter Biden, Vice President Biden watches the second half of the University of Delaware's Lady Blue Hens' game, Vice President Biden visits the University of Delaware's Lady Blue Hens' locker room, at Bob Carper Arena in Newark, Delaware. (Official White House Photos by David Lienemann)


Vol. 2: A Good Omen

March 19, 2013

Vice President Joe Biden greets nuns outside of St. Peter's Basilica after attending the Inauguration Mass of Pope Francis in Vatican City, Vatican.
(Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)


Vol. 1: The Sportsman's Ethic

March 3, 2013

Vice President Joe Biden serves rolls during the Whitehall Neck Sportsman Club's Wild Game Dinner at the Volunteer Fire Hall in Leipsic, DE.
(Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

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