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  • The Kalb Report - The Sound of News: An Evening with NPR

    December 9, 2014

    The Kalb Report - The Sound of News: An Evening with NPR

    Join journalist/scholar Marvin Kalb for The Kalb Report featuring NPR icons Steve Inskeep, Mara Liasson, Scott Simon, Susan Stamberg, and Nina Totenberg discussing craft and impact, the art of storytelling, and the magic of radio.

    Watch Video | 75 minutes

  • NPC Luncheon with Gary Bettman & Ted Leonsis

    December 5, 2014

    NPC Luncheon with Gary Bettman & Ted Leonsis

    National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman and Monumental Sports CEO Ted Leonsis discussed the growth of the NHL and the 2015 Winter Classic at a Dec. 5, 2014 National Press Club Newsmaker Luncheon.

    Watch Video | 64 minutes

  • NPC Luncheon with Dr. Anthony Fauci

    November 21, 2014

    NPC Luncheon with Dr. Anthony Fauci

    Anthony Fauci, M.D., director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), focused on the Ebola outbreak at a National Press Club speaker luncheon on November 21, 2014. One of the world's leading experts in his field, Dr. Fauci has been swamped with requests by the media, medical…

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New & Noteworthy

  1. Bloomberg's John Hughes Elected National Press Club President
  2. 'Kalb Report' hears how Edward R. Murrow influenced NPR's unique sound
  3. Data analytics help control infectious diseases, make Hershey candy kisses -- and more
  4. Leonsis, Bettman tout hockey's Winter Classic Jan. 1 in D.C. at luncheon
  5. Media suppression growing in Latin America, report publishers from Ecuador, Venezuela

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Inside the Club

  1. Michael R. Bloomberg to keynote at John Hughes presidential inaugural gala

    Michael R. Bloomberg, founder of Bloomberg LP & Bloomberg Philanthropies and 108th mayor of New York City, will deliver the keynote speech at the inauguration of …

  2. National Endowment for the Humanities chairman to address NPC, Jan. 15

    The new chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities William "Bro" Adams will outline his plans for the endowment’s future -- including its 50th …

  3. This Week In National Press Club History: Jimmy Carter announces candidacy

    Dec. 8, 1970: The Women’s National Press Club votes 113 to 6 to admit men and changes its name to the Washington Press Club. One …

  4. 2015 will arrive before you know it! Reserve for NYE now at the Fourth Estate

    Celebrate the start of 2015 with a splendid, multi-course New Year's Eve meal at The Fourth Estate restaurant. The restaurant is offering a special prix …

  5. Exploding innovation in data is topic of Newsmaker at 2 p.m Wednesday

    The National Press Club Newsmakers Committee will host government and industry software experts to address data advances and innovation at a Newsmaker news conference in …

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Freedom of the Press

  1. Club welcomes court decision to protect reporter's source

    The National Press Club welcomed an appellate court's decision that an Illinois reporter cannot be compelled to reveal the identity of an anonymous source.

  2. National Press Club Pleased at Reported Decision in Risen Case

    Leaders of the National Press Club expressed relief at reports that the Justice Department will not force a reporter to disclose in court the identity of a confidential source.

  3. National Press Club Dismayed Over Reported Arrests of Turkish Journalists

    The National Press Club president expressed concern over reports that Turkish authorities have arrested a couple of dozen people in what appears to be a crackdown on media outlets that are critical of the Turkish government. In an apparent attempt to silence detractors of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, at least 24 people were arrested Dec. 14, including at the offices of Today's Zaman newspaper and STV television news, reports indicate. Those detained reportedly included journalists and television producers.

  4. National Press Club urges Iran to free Washington Post reporter

    The National Press Club pressed the government of Iran on Wednesday to do its utmost to free a Washington Post reporter who has been in jail for 140 days and counting. Jason Rezaian has been imprisoned without any public airing of his charge, the Post reports. He is not permitted to see a lawyer, nor has he been allowed bail. He is only visited by his wife.

  5. Publishers to discuss threats to press freedom in Latin America at Newsmaker Tuesday

    Publishers from two leading newspapers in Latin America will discuss threats to press freedom in the region at a National Press Club Newsmakers news conference on Tuesday, Dec. 2, at 10 a.m. in the Zenger Room. Speaking will be Miguel Henrique Otero, owner/publisher of El Nacional, the most influential newspaper in Venezuela and one of the most prestigious newspapers in Latin America, and Carlos Perez Barriga, owner/publisher of El Universo, an Ecuadorian newspaper.

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