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This Week In National Press Club History

July 20, 1969: Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin become the first and second humans to walk on the moon.

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New Route, Same Good Time -- Beat the Deadline 5K Run

Sometimes it’s time for a change.
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This year the NPC BEAT THE DEADLINE 5K has a new race route.

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Tickets Available for September 13 Fourth Estate Gala Honoring Charlie Rose

Charlie Rose will be honored at the 2014 National Press Club Fourth Estate Award Gala on Sept. 13. Buy your tickets now!

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From the President's Desk


Acting Responsibly, as The Washington Post did

Ever since I began teaching journalism as an adjunct in 1987 in London, I have put three large letters – RAF – on the white boards in the classrooms so that the students see them as they walk in for the first time.

I explained to my first students in London that no, those letters do not stand for the Royal Air Force, but rather they represent what I consider the three tenets of journalism: Responsibility, Accuracy and Fairness.

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