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National Press Club

Fourth Estate restaurant will open for lunch inaugural Monday

January 17, 2013 | By Susan Delbert |

On Monday, Jan. 21 - Martin Luther King Day and the day of President Obama’s inaugural - the Fourth Estate Restaurant will open for lunch. The restaurant welcomes the public and may be a great recommendation for non-members coming downtown for the parade and ceremony.

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Last call for NPC Budapest and Vienna Trip

January 16, 2013 | By Pat Scheoni |

Sign up today for the National Press Club trip to Budapest and Vienna March 17-25, 2013. Spend three nights in a first-class hotel in Budapest before heading to Vienna and four more delightful nights. Included in the price of $2,845 per person, double, ($565 single supplement), are air-fare, breakfast daily, sightseeing in both Budapest and Vienna, two special dinners and more.

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Inaugural planners to unveil schedule at Newsmaker tomorow, Jan. 16

January 15, 2013 | By Jamie Horwitz |

On Wednesday, Jan. 16, at noon, the National Press Club will host a Newsmaker news conference featuring a panel of speakers from the Presidential Inaugural Committee, the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Events, the U.S. Secret Service, the U.S. Capitol Police, and military representatives.

The panel will review the schedule of events planned for President Obama’s second inaugural, report on the latest developments and take questions from the media.

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Whole Foods CEO to discuss conscious capitalism Feb. 5

January 15, 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.

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Presidential debate moderators on next Kalb Report

January 15, 2013 | By Gilbert Klein |

All four moderators of the 2012 presidential election will join host Marvin Kalb on the next edition of “The Kalb Report” Monday, Jan. 28, at 8 p.m. in the Club’s ballroom.

CNN’s Candy Crowley, PBS’ Jim Lehrer, CBS’ Bob Schieffer, and ABC’s Martha Raddatz will discuss the impact of these debates and the evolution of the democratic process in the digital age.

Admission is free but seats are limited. Please reserve a seat by calling the National Press Club’s events line: 202-662-7500.

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Executives to weigh value of digitally-savvy marketing

January 14, 2013 | By Allyson Cannon

Panel to weigh shareholder benefits from digitally-savvy marketing officers

Russel Glass,CEO of Bizo, will join other executives to discuss whether digitally-savvy Chief Marketing Officers increase shareholder value Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 9 a.m.

Other co-panelists will include Kevin Alansky, vice president of marketing at Blackboard and Rory Channer, chief marketing officer at CEB.

The panel will cover digital trends - including big data, social channels and mobile access - and share lessons that all communicators can use for their clients and organizations.

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Dickson to explain 'bloviate,' 'iffy,' other presidential coinages

January 13, 2013 | By Nicole Hoffman |

Paul Dickson will discuss his new book, "Words from the White House," the first collection of words and lexical curiosities coined by US presidents, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 15.

Consider bloviate...lunatic fringe...iffy...military industrial complex...Anglophobia cabinet...public relations...ottoman...pedicure...point well taken...personal shopper...normalcy.... Organized chronologically, each entry contains the definition, etymology, and a brief essay placing the word or phrase in its cultural context.

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Join new Club president for Black Tie Tailgate inauguration, Jan. 26

January 10, 2013 | By Suzanne Struglinski |

National Press Club President-elect Angela Greiling Keane's inauguration is Saturday, Jan. 26. It's time to get your tickets!

The theme, “Game On: A Black Tie Tailgate," pays homage to Greiling Keane’s love of football, especially the Green Bay Packers, and her years as a Girl Scout. A transportation reporter for Bloomberg News, Greiling Keane is a Girl Scout Gold Award recipient and co-leader of her daughter’s Brownie troop.

Food and wine inspired by her native state of Minnesota will be served and other surprises are in store.

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Marketing chiefs to explore digital demands, shareholder value, 9:30 am Jan. 16

January 10, 2013 | By Allyson Cannon |

Russell Glass, chief executive of Bizo, and heads of other leading companies will explore whether digitally savvy chief marketing officers increase shareholder value at 9:30 a.m. Jan. 16.

The panel will cover digital trends, including big data, social channels and mobile access, and share lessons that all communicators can use for their clients and organizations.

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Top Hollywood lobbyist Dodd headlines pre-Oscar luncheon, Feb. 15

January 8, 2013 | By Andrea Stone |

Former Sen. Christopher Dodd, chairman and chief executive of the Motion Picture Association of America, speaking one week before the Academy Awards, will discuss the state of the motion picture industry at a National Press Club luncheon on Friday, Feb. 15.

Hollywood’s top lobbyist, who represented Connecticut in Congress for 36 years and is perhaps best known as the co-author of the sweeping Dodd-Frank financial reform law, will focus on the creative dynamism of filmmaking and the technological advancements in an ever-growing number of platforms for viewing film and TV.

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