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.

  • FDIC Commissioner Sheila Bair
    FDIC Commissioner Sheila Bair

    June 29, 2011

    The outgoing FDIC commissioner gave her final speech in office to a National Press Club luncheon about the worldwide economic crisis. She said short-term thinking that led to excessive debt and huge mortgages caused the crisis.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack
    Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack

    June 17, 2011

    Secretary Vilsack tells a National Press Club luncheon about his upcoming trip to Europe to participate in a G20 agriculture ministers meeting. He also discusses corn-based ethanol and the genetic modification of food.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • Brent Scowcroft Luncheon
    Brent Scowcroft Luncheon

    June 16, 2011

    Former National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft thinks globalization is "reducing freedom of action of the nation state." He made the comments at a National Press Club luncheon audience June 14 during the annual Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation journalism awards presentations.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • Juan Williams, Fox News Commentator
    Juan Williams, Fox News Commentator

    May 26, 2011

    Fox News Commentator and author Juan Williams talked about his experiences as a journalist and commentator at a National Press Club luncheon. Mr. Williams was fired from his job as an NPR analyst after some comments he made about Muslims on Bill O'Reilly's Fox program in 2010.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • General James Jones
    General James Jones

    May 20, 2011

    The former national security advisor speaks to a National Press Club luncheon abou the challenges facing the United States, and discusses the military mission that killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • Political Roundtable
    Political Roundtable

    May 19, 2011

    How was Osama bin Laden killed and what will his death mean for the United States, President Barack Obama and the Middle East? These are some of the issues discussed during a roundtable discussion hosted by former National Press Club President Rick Dunham.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • Ted Turner and T. Boone Pickens
    Ted Turner and T. Boone Pickens

    April 19, 2011

    Pickens, the legendary Texas oil man elaborated on the need for cleaner fuel to save our country. Sharing the dais, his fellow billionaire and largest US land owner Ted Turner agreed with Pickens and added his own concern.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • Political Roundtable
    Political Roundtable

    April 11, 2011

    The national budget is one of the main topics of discussion during a political roundtable hosted by Houston Chronicle Washington Bureau Chief Rick Dunham, a former president of the National Press Club. Other topics include the Ryan budet proposal, the leadership style of President Obama and potential GOP presidential candidates. The guests are Stewart Powell, the Washington correspondent for the Houston Chronicle, and Thomas Burr, the Washington correspondent for The Salt Lake Tribune.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • The Kalb Report: "Diane Sawyer: A Life In News"
    The Kalb Report: "Diane Sawyer: A Life In News"

    March 23, 2011

    ABC "World News" Anchor Joins Marvin Kalb to Discuss Women in Media, Democracy and the Press and the Future of Journalism at the Opening Event of the International Conference of Women Media Leaders. The Kalb Report is produced by the GW Global Media Institute in partnership with the National Press Club and the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • National Public Radio (NPR) President and CEO Vivian Schiller
    National Public Radio (NPR) President and CEO Vivian Schiller

    March 7, 2011

    NPR CEO Vivian Schiller talked about National Public Radio's vision for the future of public radio and the achievements of NPR's member stations at a March 7 luncheon at the National Press Club. She also presented her case for continued public support for the 40-year-old media organization.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes