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Boeing engineers speak about potential strike at National Press Club Newsmaker

February 14, 2013 | By Angela Greiling Keane | President@press.org

Leaders of the Boeing Co. engineers and technicians union plan to address a National Press Club Newsmakers press conference on Friday Feb. 22 at 10 a.m.

Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace Executive Director Ray Goforth, and Secretary-Treasurer of the International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers Paul Shearon are Boeing employees who serve on union negotiating teams.

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Edinburgh Royal Military Tattoo highlights Scotland trip

February 14, 2013 | By Pat Schoeni | pqschoeni@aol.com

Join members of the National Press Club, families, and friends on a trip to Scotland Aug. 3-12, for only $2,248.00 per person, double occupancy ($536 single supplement), plus airfare. Roundtrip fares from Dulles to Scotland are approximately $1,300.

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Former AIG CEO Greenberg plans Newsmaker discussion on corporate challenges, Feb. 21

February 13, 2013 | By Patti Giglio | patti@psgcom

Former AIG CEO Maurice R. “Hank” Greenberg plans to discuss current financial, legal, and regulatory challenges during a National Press Club Newsmaker press conference on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 2 p.m.

NPC Newsmaker events are open to Club members and the working press.

Greenberg plans to discuss his experiences as a long-time chief executive officer of two of the world's top insurance companies and will offer perspectives regarding what the modern investor and shareholder can expect in the current financial, legal and regulatory climates.

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Israeli envoy plans discussion of Israel's new government at Feb. 13 NPC Newsmaker

February 13, 2013 | By Peter J. Hickman | pjhickman@hotmail.com

Zalman Shoval, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's special envoy to the U.S. and Europe, and a former Israeli ambassador to the U.S., plans to speak at 4 p.m. Feb. 13 at a Newsmaker press conference at the National Press Club.

Shoval plans to address issues of concern in the Middle East and the priorities of Israel's new government.

Newsmakers are open to Club members and the working press.

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Online security workshop slated for Feb. 26 at the National Press Club

February 12, 2013 | By John M. Donnelly | jdonnelly@cq.com

Are you a reporter who knows you need to protect yourself and your sources online but doesn't know where to start?

We've got your answer. The National Press Club's Press Freedom Committee and the National Journalism Institute's Professional Development Committee will host an online security workshop on Feb. 26. at 8:30 a.m.

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Mayo Clinic President John H. Noseworthy plans to speak at April 9 NPC luncheon

February 12, 2013 | By Matt Mlynarczyk | matt@advocatusgroup.com

Dr. John H. Noseworthy, Mayo Clinic president and chief executive officer, plans to discuss issues facing the health-care industry at a National Press Club luncheon on Tuesday, April 9.

Luncheon tickets cost $21 for NPC members and up to one guest, $35 for general admission, and $20 for students. Tickets must be purchased at time of reservation; to reserve tickets, please click here. For questions regarding reservations, please email reservations@press.org or call (202)662-7501.

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American Women Writers National Museum celebrates first anniversary

February 12, 2013 | By Janice Law | ejalaw@comcast.net

The American Women Writers National Museum, founded by National Press Club member Janice Law to showcase America's premier women writers, including journalists, historical and contemporary; will celebrate a its first anniversary on Thursday, Feb. 14 at noon in the NPC's Reliable Source McClendon Room.

The event is free and open to the public.

The program features Lisa Kathleen Graddy, curator of the First Ladies Exhibit at the Smithsonian, NPC member and Eleanor Roosevelt biographer Maurine Beasley and Patricia Krider, director of the First Ladies Library in Canton, Ohio.

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National Press Club journalism contest recognizes photo excellence

February 11, 2013 | By Will Lester | wjlester@aol.com

The National Press Club’s journalism contest will present awards for excellence in news photography for the first time this year.

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Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns plans National Press Club Luncheon Speech April 12

February 11, 2013 | By Gadi Dechter | gdechter@gmail.com

Award-winning documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, whose films include "The Civil War" and "Jazz," plans to discuss his latest film, "The Central Park Five," at a National Press Club luncheon on April 12. The movie, which premieres April 16 on PBS, tells the story of five Harlem teenagers wrongly convicted of raping a white woman in New York City’s Central Park in 1989.

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House budget leaders Van Hollen, Price discuss sequestration, budget, Feb. 12

February 10, 2013 | By Robert Weiner | weinerpublic@comcast.net

House Budget Committee Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., and Budget Committee Vice Chairman Tom Price, R-Ga., plan to discuss the latest on sequestration, the fiscal cliff and the budget at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, at a National Press Club Newsmaker.

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