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.

  • General James Conway luncheon
    General James Conway luncheon

    June 12, 2009

    Marine Commandant General James Conway speaks at a National Press Club luncheon on June 11, 2009. He discusses the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the future of the Marines.

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  • Revolutionizing Health Care
    Revolutionizing Health Care

    May 30, 2009

    Health care is one of the top domestic consumer issues facing Americans. Every state legislature is considering some form of health care reform, and was a main talking point on the presidential campaign trail. The central question to be discussed is: how can we make quality health care affordable for everyone?

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  • Toby Keith
    Toby Keith

    May 16, 2009

    Toby Keith, named by Forbes magazine as the nation's highest-earning country music star, spoke at a National Press Club luncheon on April 21, 2009 on the eve of his eighth USO tour to entertain military troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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  • From the National Press Club
    From the National Press Club

    May 8, 2009

    F. W. de Klerk, the former President of South Africa who earned the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in dismantling apartheid and crafting the new South African constitution, was the guest at a Newsmaker Speakers Event of the National Press Club on May 5.

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  • Actress Fran Drescher
    Actress Fran Drescher

    May 1, 2009

    Actress and cancer survivor Fran Drescher, star of the sitcom "The Nanny" tells a National Press Club luncheon about her struggle with disease and her work as President of the Cancer Schmancer Movement. The organization campaigns to identify cancer at the stage one phase, when it is most curable.

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  • Terrance D. Jones - President/CEO Wolftrap National Park
    Terrance D. Jones - President/CEO Wolftrap National Park

    April 29, 2009

    Mr. Jones discusses the need to support the arts in tough economic times, their importance in community, and education. He also talks about a recent trip to over 80 national parks in three months and a plan to incorporate a theme of the parks in future productions at Wolf Trap.

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  • Martti Ahtisaari
    Martti Ahtisaari

    April 11, 2009

    Martti Ahtisaari, 2008 Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former President of Finland at the National Press Club on Tuesday, April 7. In a speech titled "Peace is a Question of Will", President Ahtisaari explained how to enhance transatlantic co-operation in peace-building.

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  • Alma Powell, chair of America's Promise
    Alma Powell, chair of America's Promise

    April 3, 2009

    The chair of the board of directors of America's Promise tells a National Press Club luncheon about the problem of American high school dropouts. She says such students need to be encouraged to stay in school.

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  • Roundtable on President Obama
    Roundtable on President Obama

    March 27, 2009

    Former Press Club President Rick Dunham hosts a political roundtable on President Obama's first two months in office.

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  • Fred Smith, CEO Fed Ex
    Fred Smith, CEO Fed Ex

    February 27, 2009

    The chairman of Federal Express speaks to a National Press Club luncheon about the rising price of oil and alternative energy sources. He says the United States can no longer depend upon oil alone for its energy needs.

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