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.

  • Jorma Ollila
    Jorma Ollila

    November 7, 2009

    Jorma Ollila, incoming chairman of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and chairman of both Royal Dutch Shell plc and Nokia Corporation, addressing a newsmaker luncheon at the National Press Club on Thursday, October 15. Ollila spoke about energy and the need for worldwide action to address climate change in advance of international climate talks in Copenhagen.

    Listen Now | 55 Minutes

  • National Press Club luncheon with China Ocean Shipping Group CEO Captain Wei Jiafu
    National Press Club luncheon with China Ocean Shipping Group CEO Captain Wei Jiafu

    October 30, 2009

    China Ocean Shipping Group CEO Captain Wei Jiafu predicts expanded U.S.-China trade at a National Press Club luncheon.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • Ken Burns
    Ken Burns

    October 22, 2009

    Filmmaker Ken Burns Discusses National Parks Documentary, Sept. 28 Luncheon Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns spoke at an NPC luncheon on Monday Sept. 28 just as his new six-part PBS series on the national parks premiered. More than six years in the making, National Parks: America's Best Idea combines a rich narrative of the people who came up with the idea for preserving lands open to all with spectacular images of these natural wonders captured on film.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • Filmmaker Ken Burns Discusses National Parks Documentary, Sept. 28 Luncheon
    Filmmaker Ken Burns Discusses National Parks Documentary, Sept. 28 Luncheon

    October 22, 2009

    Filmmaker Ken Burns Discusses National Parks Documentary, Sept. 28 Luncheon Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns spoke at an NPC luncheon on Monday Sept. 28 just as his new six-part PBS series on the national parks premiered. More than six years in the making, National Parks: America's Best Idea combines a rich narrative of the people who came up with the idea for preserving lands open to all with spectacular images of these natural wonders captured on film.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • John Potter, U.S. Postmaster General
    John Potter, U.S. Postmaster General

    October 16, 2009

    The head of the U.S. Postal Service tells a National Press Club luncheon about the challenges facing his organization, discusses possible cutbacks, and outlines potential changes in American post offices as consumers rely more on electronic mail.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • "Ink On the Brink," The Kalb Report
    "Ink On the Brink," The Kalb Report

    October 10, 2009

    Discussing the fate of newspapers with Marvin Kalb are Washington Post Executive Editor Marcus Brauchli, USA Today President and Publisher David Hunke, Pulitzer Prize-winning Atlanta Journal-Constitution columnist Cynthia Tucker, and International Herald Tribune Senior Editor Anne Bagamery.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • Roundtable Obama
    Roundtable Obama

    October 2, 2009

    Rick Dunham of the Houston Chronicle talks with Carolyn Lochhead of the San Francisco Chronicle and Julie Mason of the Washington Examiner about the Obama administration at nine months.

    Listen Now | 54 Minutes

  • Walter Cronkite - Don Hewitt Press Club Memorial
    Walter Cronkite - Don Hewitt Press Club Memorial

    September 26, 2009

    Dan Rather, Bob Schieffer, Dan Schorr, and Moderator Marvin Kalb reflect on their personal and professional friendships with Walter Cronkite and Don Hewitt

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  • Walter Cronkite - Don Hewitt Press Club Memorial
    Walter Cronkite - Don Hewitt Press Club Memorial

    September 26, 2009

    Dan Rather, Bob Schieffer, Dan Schorr, and Moderator Marvin Kalb reflect on their personal and professional friendships with Walter Cronkite and Don Hewitt.

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  • Vermont Governor Jim Douglas
    Vermont Governor Jim Douglas

    September 19, 2009

    Vermont Governor Addresses Critical Role of States in National Health Reform.

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