National Press Club

Radio Broadcasts from the Club

From the National Press Club features a variety of NPC Luncheon Speakers, Newsmakers and other newsworthy events as well as original roundtable discussions. The 58-minute program, produced entirely by NPC members, is also available for download from iTunes. Radio stations or other entities interested in airing the program should contact NPC management or send an email to radio@press.org.

  • John Pistole, TSA Administrator
    John Pistole, TSA Administrator

    March 9, 2012

    The Administrator of the U.S. Transportation Security Administration describes the efforts to improve security following the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11th, 2001. He discusses airport technology and the controversial pat-downs, and the reasons for the intensified scrutiny.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • NASCAR Driver Danica Patrick
    NASCAR Driver Danica Patrick

    February 28, 2012

    Danica Patrick, America's auto racing sweetheart, addressed a National Press Club luncheon on February 21, 2012. Patrick parlayed her record as the most successful woman in the open-wheel IndyCar circuit into fame as a model and corporate spokeswoman, but she made it clear that she is out to win. Throughout her career, Patrick said that for her "success never was about being the best girl. It was about being the best." But, she admitted, "I love being a girl away from the track."

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • Political Roundtable
    Political Roundtable

    February 6, 2012

    Which GOP presidential candidate is most likely to win the nomination and face President Obama in the November general election? What is the president's political standing? And what is the U.S. foreign policy toward Syria and Iran? These are just some of the issues discussed during a political roundtable hosted by former National Press Club president Rick Dunham.

    Listen Now | 55 Minutes

  • Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano
    Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano

    January 30, 2012

    DHS Secretary Napolitano spoke at a National Press Club luncheon January 30th.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • Meteorologist Jim Cantore
    Meteorologist Jim Cantore

    December 16, 2011

    The longtime Weather Channel meteorologist speaks to a National Press Club luncheon about his experiences covering hurricanes and tornadoes. He also discusses the climate change controversy, and the impact of social media in covering weather patterns.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • National Press Club Political Roundtable
    National Press Club Political Roundtable

    November 28, 2011

    Why did the debt supercommittee fail, how will Europe's debt problems affect the United States and what is the mood of the country less than a year away from the 2012 presidential election? These are just some of the issues discussed during a political roundtable hosted by former National Press Club President Rick Dunham.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • U.S. Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe
    U.S. Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe

    November 21, 2011

    The survival of the U.S. Postal Service depends on Congress giving it the latitude to cut its costs by $20 billion, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe said at a Nov. 21 National Press Club luncheon.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • TMZ Founder Harvey Levin
    TMZ Founder Harvey Levin

    November 16, 2011

    The founder of TMZ tells a National Press Club luncheon about the business of celebrity news. He also discusses how the media environment is changing, and says he would like to start a TMZ branch in Washington, D.C. some day. And he talks about his admiration of the late Apple founder Steve Jobs.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • Herman Cain National Press Club Luncheon
    Herman Cain National Press Club Luncheon

    November 10, 2011

    GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain rebutted a sexual harassment allegation, asserted that his tax plan would revitalize the country and sang a spiritual a cappella at a sold out National Press Club luncheon on Oct. 31, 2011.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • Tom Brokaw
    Tom Brokaw

    November 3, 2011

    Former NBC anchor Tom Brokaw, author of the blockbuster "The Greatest Generation," spoke at a National Press Club luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 3. Brokaw sees new journalism technology shaping America's future.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes