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.

  • Post-Election Political Roundtable
    Post-Election Political Roundtable

    November 5, 2010

    Who are the major players in the new Congress and which lawmakers are rising national stars? Former National Press Club President Rick Dunham hosts a political roundtable in which journalists discuss these and other issues.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • Condoleezza Rice Luncheon
    Condoleezza Rice Luncheon

    October 23, 2010

    Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice spoke at a National Press Club luncheon on Friday, Oct. 15. Her appearance coincides with the publication of her new book about her childhood in racially segregated Birmingham, Alabama. The book, "EXTRAORDINARY, ORDINARY PEOPLE: A Memoir of Family,² focuses on Dr. Rice's life up to the 2000 election of George W. Bush. Dr. Rice chronicles her parents, Rev.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • National Press Club luncheon with General Norton Schwartz
    National Press Club luncheon with General Norton Schwartz

    October 15, 2010

    United States Air Force Chief Of Staff General Norton Schwartz discusses how his service must take a "selective and incremental" approach to modernizing while dealing with a flat defense budget. Schwartz spoke at a National Press Club luncheon on October 12, 2010.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • Former Presidential Makeup Artist Lillian Brown
    Former Presidential Makeup Artist Lillian Brown

    October 7, 2010

    In connection with the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy-Nixon televised presidential debates, Lillian Brown describes preparing both men for their faceoff. She also discusses making up presidents from Dwight Eisenhower to Bill Clinton, as well as assisting First Ladies and other public figures.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • Reverend David Beckmann, President, Bread for the World
    Reverend David Beckmann, President, Bread for the World

    September 21, 2010

    Reverend Beckmann spoke to the National Press Club as a pastor and as an anti-hunger activist. As head of Bread for the World, he talks about hunger in the United States and around the world. He calls on the public to be aware of this significant problem.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • National Press Club Political Roundtable
    National Press Club Political Roundtable

    September 10, 2010

    A political roundtable hosted by former National Press Club president Rick Dunham examines foreign affairs, the U.S. economy and the upcoming midterm elections.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • Mitch Landrieu, Mayor of New Orleans
    Mitch Landrieu, Mayor of New Orleans

    September 9, 2010

    New Orleans Mayor Blasts BP and Government Failures The Gulf oil spill hammered a region "nine times the size of Washington, D.C. and the government failed to do its job," New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu told a packed NPC ballroom crowd Aug. 19. He ripped BP for its failure for three months to cap its well. "It finally capped the well," he said, "but I have no confidence in its claim that all the oil has gone. This is a defining moment for the country and New Orleans...the U.S.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • Physical Trainer Tony Horton
    Physical Trainer Tony Horton

    August 27, 2010

    The ever-enthusiastic fitness trainer put the National Press Club through its paces at an energetic luncheon. Following the meal, he invited the audience join him for a physical workout - the kind he uses for entertainers and the U.S. military.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • Arne Duncan Luncheon
    Arne Duncan Luncheon

    August 6, 2010

    Education Secretary Arne Duncan spoke at the Press Club July 27, saying there is a quiet revolution being driven by educators and administrators that's "challenging the defeatism and inertia that has trapped generations of children in second-rate schools."

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • Venus Williams Luncheon
    Venus Williams Luncheon

    July 7, 2010

    Tennis champion Venus Williams talks about how discipline and desire on the court have helped her achieve success off the court. Williams spoke at a National Press Club luncheon on July 7, 2010.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes