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Prince Ali Hussein to discuss FIFA soccer scandal at luncheon, Dec. 4

Prince Ali Al Hussein, FIFA presidential candidate and son of King Hussein of Jordan, will speak at a National Press Club luncheon this Friday, Dec. 4.

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This week in National Press Club history

Nov. 22, 1932: President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt is the first VIP invited to speak at the Club at a dinner less than three weeks after winning the first of his four elections. The Speakers Committee is created soon after.

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Upcoming National Press Club Luncheons

Dec. 2:
This event is in the Holeman Lounge
Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force
Topic: Budget cuts, sexual assaults and other issues facing the Air Force
To purchase tickets, click here.

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From the President's Desk

NPC Sells Rockwell Painting Sells For $10.2 Million

The National Press Club today sold its Norman Rockwell Painting, "Norman Rockwell Visits a Country Editor," for $10.2 million at Christie's.

Seventy percent of the proceeds will go to the Club, 30 percent will go to the non-profit National Press Club Journalism Institute. Christie's expected the artwork to sell for $10 million to $15 million.

The sale is fantastic news for the Club and the Institute because both entities will have additional resources to carry out their missions for many years to come.

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