With the blessing of his faith and the tribute of his country, John Patrick Cosgrove, the beloved oldest surviving president of the National Press Club and the president who gave President John F.
The first day of the Battle of Gettysburg was still raging when New York Times correspondent Sam Wilkeson arrived to learn that his oldest son, Lt. Bayard Wilkeson, had been seriously wounded.
Jay Solomon, chief foreign affairs correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, will discuss his latest book, "The Iran Wars: Spy Games, Bank Battles, and the Secret Deals That Reshaped the Middle East," at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov.
John Cosgrove is an institution at the National Press Club.
Serving as president in 1961, and as an active member since 1949, most -- if not all -- of our Press Club family know and admire Mr. Cosgrove.
Cosgrove often speaks of how President John F. Kennedy came to his Press Club inaugural, where Cosgrove was sworn into office by Chief Justice Earl Warren. When you inevitably note how amazing it was that President Kennedy came to his swearing in, Cosgrove is known to deadpan: “Well, I went to his.”