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We plan to re-open on Thursday, March 22, 2018. The Club will remain open for scheduled banquet events.

National Press Club

Broadcast veteran Bill Moyers to discuss his family's trials with addiction at Feb. 27 book talk

February 7, 2013 | By Nicole Hoffman |

Veteran broadcast journalist Bill Moyers, his wife Judith Davidson Moyers and their son William C. Moyers will discuss their family's trials with addiction and recovery at a National Press Club book event on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets are required. Please register by clicking here. A book signing will follow the discussion. This event is a fundraiser for the National Press Club Journalism Institute. No outside books are permitted.

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Celebrity chef to host 5-course Mexican dinner at Fourth Estate March 19

February 7, 2013 | By Donna Leinwand Leger |

Join celebrity chef Pati Jinich, host of PBS’ popular “Pati’s Mexican Table” for a tequila tasting and five-course dinner featuring recipes from her new cookbook at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 19, in the Fourth Estate restaurant.

Please click here to reserve. Members must be signed in to take advantage of the discount.

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Former NPC presidents to speak on women's history panel, March 1

February 6, 2013 | By Megan Cotten |

The National Press Club will commemorate Women's History Month will a panel discussion featuring four of the Club's past female presidents at 6 p.m. on March 1 in the Holeman lounge.

2012 President Theresa Werner will moderate the panel. Panelists are:

  • 1982 President Vivian Vahlberg;
  • 1991 President Kay Kahler Vose;
  • 2008 President Sylvia Smith and
  • 2009 President Donna Leinwand Leger.

The event is free and open to the public.

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NPC to commemorate women's suffrage centennial at reception, Feb. 28

February 5, 2013 | By Megan Cotten

The National Press Club will celebrate the 100th anniversary of suffragette Alice Paul's march to the White House with a reception and panel discussion with women leaders Thursday, Feb. 28 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Ballroom.

Admission $10 for NPC members and $15 for guests. Click here to purchase a ticket. Members must be signed in to take advantage of the discount.

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Whole Foods CEO to discuss new book on "conscious capitalism," Feb. 5

January 30, 2013 | By Nicole Hoffman |

John Mackey, co-founder and CEO of Whole Foods Market, will discuss his new book "Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business," co-authored with Raj Sisodia, Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 6:30 p.m.

A book signing will follow the discussion.

Registration is required. Click here to register. Tickets are free for National Press Club members and $5 for the general public. The author will only sign books purchased through the National Press Club.

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Former Interior Secretary Babbitt to propose new energy policy, Feb. 5

January 29, 2013 | By Patti Giglio |

Former Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt will unveil a proposal to translate the current energy boom into sustainable economic growth at a National Press Club Newsmaker press conference at noon Tuesday, Feb. 5.

Babbitt will discuss opportunities for the Obama Administration to implement new energy and conservation strategies while also protecting iconic landscapes. Babbitt's plan comes amid growing attention to domestic oil and gas development.

Newsmakers are open to Club members and working journalists.

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Feast on lobster in the Fourth Estate Wednesday, Jan. 30

January 24, 2013 | By Susan Delbert |

The Fourth Estate restaurant is hosting Lobster Night Wednesday, Jan. 30 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30p.m. Members pay $25; non-members $30 for a steamed one-and-a-fourth-pound Maine lobster with coleslaw (or salad) and choice of french fries or oven crisped new potatoes. Reservations are requested 24 hours in advance to assure a lobster; reserve at 202-662-7638. A very limited number of lobsters will be available for those without a reservation.

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Jeb Bush to discuss immigration book March 6

January 22, 2013 | By Nicole Hoffman |

Jeb Bush, former Republican governor of Florida, will discuss his new book "Immigration Wars: Forging an American Solution," co-authored with Clint Bolick, Wednesday, March 6, at 6:30 p.m. A book signing will follow the discussion.

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Game On: Black Tie Tailgate celebrating inauguration of Angela Greiling Keane

January 20, 2013 | By Suzanne Struglinski |

The Board of Governors of The National Press Club requests the pleasure of your company at "Game On: A Black Tie Tailgate" celebrating the inauguration of Angela Greiling Keane of Bloomberg News as the 106th president of the Club on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013.

Tickets are $95 each and must be paid in full at the time of your reservation. Click here to purchase tickets.

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Get tips on freelance writing in business and finance Jan. 23

January 17, 2013 | By Viola Gienger |

Fara Warner; editorial director of Aol Business, Technology and Entertainment Group; will join John Burgess, formerly an editor for The Washington Post and AARP Media, to headline a workshop on freelance writing in business and financial news Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 6:30 p.m.

Organized by the National Press Club’s Freelance Committee, the workshop will explore topics including the volatile market for freelance business and financial journalism, the characteristics of an effective pitch to editors and how to negotiate reasonable freelance terms.

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