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The Titanic without icebergs or steerage

In the late 1960’s the Washington Post called The Watergate a "glittering Potomac Titanic" without icebergs or steerage, Joseph Rodota told a National Press Club Headliners Book Rap on Feb. 21.

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St. Patrick's Irish buffet, music and celebration Thursday, March 15

National Press Club members and their guests are invited to the St. Patrick’s buffet and celebration at the Club on Thursday, March 15, starting at 5:30 p.m.

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Podcast features former NBC reporter and White House press secretary Ron Nessen

After serving as war correspondent for NBC News during the Vietnam conflict and later as the network's Washington D.C. correspondent in the 1970s, Ron Nessen moved on to become press secretary for President Gerald Ford from 1974-1977.

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From the President's Desk


Farewell, and Thank You

Fellow members of the National Press Club,

To say that we had a crazy year is an incredible understatement. When you signed election petitions for the 110th administration to run for office, I am pretty sure that no one counted on such a virulently anti-press year.

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