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.
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.
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.
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.