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.

  • From the National Press club - U.S. Secretary of Commerce - Gary Locke - National Export Initiative
    From the National Press club - U.S. Secretary of Commerce - Gary Locke - National Export Initiative

    February 5, 2010

    United States Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke talks about President Obama's State of the Union commitment to double U.S. exports in 5 years. Secretary Locke discusses the current status of U.S. Exports and the details of the National Exports Initiative. He also discusses the 2010 Census and goals for expediting the U.S. Patent and Trademark Process.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO
    Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO

    January 22, 2010

    Union president Richard Trumka speaks to a National Press Club luncheon about his organization's concerns regarding health care reform, the economic downturn, and American politics.

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  • Political Roundtable
    Political Roundtable

    January 14, 2010

    Rick Dunham of the Houston Chronicle talks with Linda Feldmann of The Christian Science Monitor, Todd Gillman of The Dallas Morning News and Steve Thomma of McClatchy Newspapers about the first year of the Obama Administration and the challenges it faces.

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  • Gary Knell, President and CEO of Sesame Workshop
    Gary Knell, President and CEO of Sesame Workshop

    December 26, 2009

    Gary E. Knell, the President and CEO of Sesame Workshop, discussed the challenges of using new media to keep Sesame Street relevant to today's young children at a December 8, 2009 luncheon at the National Press Club.

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  • Jim Leach, Chairman, National Endowment for the Humanities
    Jim Leach, Chairman, National Endowment for the Humanities

    December 19, 2009

    Jim Leach, the chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, and a former Republican U.S. Congressman from Iowa, tells a National Press Club luncheon about his agency's work and discusses partisan politics.

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  • Prince Albert II of Monaco Discusses Climate Change
    Prince Albert II of Monaco Discusses Climate Change

    December 14, 2009

    HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, Marquis of Baux, addressed a National Press Club luncheon on November 30, to discuss the environment and climate change. H.S.H. the Prince was in Washington, D.C., for the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Antarctic Treaty on December 1. The son of Prince Rainier III and Princess Grace, H.S.H. the Prince has played a leading role on global environmental issues. At the United Nations he recently called on the international community to take stronger action to curb global warming pollution and to address new industrial threats to protect Arctic ice.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • What Makes 60 Minutes Tick?" The Kalb Report
    What Makes 60 Minutes Tick?" The Kalb Report

    December 5, 2009

    "60 Minutes" correspondent Lesley Stahl and the show's executive producer, Jeffrey Fager, talk about "What Makes '60 Minutes' Tick?" on the Nov. 16 edition of "The Kalb Report."

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • Chick-fil-A luncheon at the National Press Club
    Chick-fil-A luncheon at the National Press Club

    November 25, 2009

    Chick-fil-A Inc. Founder and Chairman Truett Cathy and Chick-fil-A President and CEO Dan Cathy talked about the company's sales growth at a National Press Club luncheon on November 13.

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  • Deborah Hersman, National Transportation Safety Board
    Deborah Hersman, National Transportation Safety Board

    November 20, 2009

    The chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board speaks to a National Press Club luncheon about efforts to improve transportation conditions and discusses recent incidents in the news.

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  • Chris "Ludacris" Bridges
    Chris "Ludacris" Bridges

    November 12, 2009

    Multi-platinum-selling artist and actor Ludacris (real name Chris Bridges) will make a call for individuals to take an active role in community philanthropy at a National Press Club luncheon on Friday, October 23, 2009. The entertainer created the Ludacris Foundation in 2001 to increase leadership through education, healthy lifestyles and community engagement. The luncheon precedes the Foundation's annual Benefit Dinner, to be held for the first time in the nation's capital on October 24 at the Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes