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Press Club Rewind is a weekly review of events at The National Press Club. In this week's edition: Latino American business owners push for immigration reform; The Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs discusses the implications of a nuclear Iran; The Lumina Foundation decries the nation's student finance system; and constitutional lawyer Floyd Abrams discusses his new book.
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Tennis legend Chris Evert, winner of 18 Grand Slam championships and No. 1 ranked women’s player for seven years, called tennis “the greatest sport out there” at a National Press Club luncheon Tuesday, May 7.
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U.S. taxpayers may have to pay $58 billion through 2017 to bail out the U.S. Postal Service but the financially troubled agency would much prefer postal-reform legislation that gives it the ability to right its own ship, Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe said at a National Press Club Luncheon April 19.
Carly Fiorina, former CEO of Hewlett-Packard, who currently serves as Chairman of Good360, will speak at a National Press Club Luncheon on Monday, July 1. Her speech is titled "American Innovation - Leadership in the 21st Century."
The Department of Justice's seizure of Associated Press phone records has made it tougher for reporters to do their jobs, AP President and CEO Gary Pruitt said Wednesday, June 19 at a National Press Club luncheon.
Pruitt called for new Justice Department guidelines that include protections for journalists' email and text messages, and a federal shield law "with teeth."
The Justice Department's seized unsettled sources and chilled reporting, he said.
The founder and executive chairman of Discovery Communications, John Hendricks, will discuss his new book, “A Curious Discovery,” in conversation with award-winning journalist Paula Zahn at the National Press Club on Thursday, June 27, at 6:30 p.m.
For required registration, click here. Tickets are $5 for NPC members, $10 for the public. A book signing will follow the discussion. Proceeds benefit the non-profit National Press Club Journalism Institute.
June 22, 2005: Ashley Judd, actress, humanitarian, and political activist with a masters degree in public administration from Harvard, makes her first appearance at the National Press Club. At a Club luncheon in her role as ambassador for Youth AIDS, Judd explains the how the global initiative that generates funding for grassroots programs in 65 countries and raises awareness to help fight the spread of HIV/AIDS among the world’s most vulnerable population.
June 19, 2013 | By Angela Greiling Keane
The National Press Club participated in the most recent small-group meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder to discuss our concerns about the Justice Department's recent subpoenas and search warrants issued against journalists. The seizures of journalists' phone records and e-mails, which are troubling to our members, have come in the midst of the Obama administration's recent wave of leak investigations.
June 7, 2013 | By John M. Donnelly
The National Press Club joins other national and international news organizations in calling on the government of Jordan to reverse its decision to block more than 200 news websites and to revoke the law upon which it was based, which requires the licensing of journalists in the country.
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