National Press Club

Former Senate leaders Tom Daschle and Trent Lott to appear at Jan. 19 Book Rap

November 18, 2015 | By Jan King | Jan.king@live.com

Former Senate Majority Leaders Trent Lott and Tom Daschle plan to discuss their new book, "Crisis Point: Why We Must -- and How We Can -- Overcome Our Broken Politics in Washington and Across America," at a Book Rap Tuesday, Jan. 19, at 6:30 p.m. in the Conference Rooms.

From opposite sides of the aisle, Lott, a Republican from Mississippi, and Daschle, a Democrat from South Dakota, both served as majority leaders. Their book analyzesg the current polarization of our political parties that has currently made governing so difficult.

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Tickets still available for Soledad O'Brien lunch on Friday

November 18, 2015 | By Amy Henderson | HendersonAE@si.edu

Tickets remain for Friday's Broadcast Committee's Prime Time lunch with Soledad O'Brien.

O'Brien's career in journalism has evolved as the way we gather and consume news and information has changed. Perhaps best known for her role as anchor and documentary host on CNN and NBC, she formed the Starfish Media Group in 2013 to produce and distribute stories that she said she felt most passionate about. She is also a reporter for HBO RealSports and Al Jazeera, and an anchor for National Geographic Bee.

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich to outline national security strategy, noon Nov. 17

November 16, 2015 | By Mark Schoeff Jr. | markschoeff@gmail.com

Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a Republican presidential candidate, will outline a national security strategy that involves rebuilding the U.S. military, “reinvigorating” diplomatic alliances and renewing a commitment to “fundamental Western values” in a speech at the National Press Club at noon on Tuesday, Nov. 17.

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Father talks about effort to bring abducted son home, 10 am Nov. 17

November 15, 2015 | By Tony Gallo | agallo2368@verizon.net

Chris Brann plans to tell of his ongoing struggle to bring his abducted 5-year-old son home from Brazil publicly for the first time at a Club Newsmaker event on Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the Murrow Room.

Like all Newsmaker events, this press conference is open to credentialed press and Club members free of charge. No advance registration is required.

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Upcoming National Press Club Luncheons

November 15, 2015 | By Melinda Cooke | mcooke@press.org

Nov. 17:
This event is in the Fourth Estate Restaurant
Speakers News Conference
Ohio Gov. John Kasich
Topic: National Security Strategy
Credentialed media can attend with ID.

Nov. 18:
This event is in the Fourth Estate Restaurant
Speakers News Conference
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.)
Topic: TBA

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This week in National Press Club history

November 15, 2015 | By Elizabeth Smith Brownstein | eksmithb@verizon.net

Nov. 17, 1988: Tom Clancy, author of globally popular thrillers, signs copies of his novel The Cardinal of the Kremlin, during the National Press Club’s annual Book Fair and Author Night. The 38th event takes place this week.

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren intends to speak at National Press Club on Nov. 18 at 12:30 p.m.

November 13, 2015 | By Betsy Fischer Martin | Betsy@FischerMartinMedia.com

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, plans to deliver remarks at the National Press Club on Wednesday, Nov. 18.

Sen. Warren’s speech, sponsored by the NPC's Speakers Committee, is slated to follow the format of a Press Club lunch, but lunch will not be served. The event, to be held in the Fourth Estate Restaurant, will begin promptly at 12:30 p.m. and include a question-and-answer session ending at 1:30 p.m.

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National Press Club plans to review battle to return child from Brazil

November 13, 2015 | By Tony Gallo | agallo2368@verizon.net

Chris Brann, the father of five-year-old Nico Brann, of Houston, Texas, plans to tell of his ongoing struggle to bring his abducted son home from Brazil publicly for the first time at a National Press Club Newsmakers event on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 10 a.m. in the NPC's Murrow Room.

Like all Newsmaker events, this press conference is open to credentialed press and NPC Club members, free of charge. No advance registration is required.

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NPC'S Get It Online schedules talk on 'Smart PR Measurement for the Digital Age'

November 12, 2015 | By Joan Coyle | jcoyledc@verizon.net

The National Press Club's Get It Online lunch-discussion series plans to present “Smart PR Measurement for the Digital Age” on Friday, Dec. 4 at noon in the NPC's Games Room.

The cost of the event -- $15 for Press Club members and $75 for non-member guests -- includes a buffet lunch, water and iced tea, tax and gratuity. The event will conclude by 1:30 p.m. Register here.

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Fourth Estate plans Wine Dinner featuring Chef Daniel Thomas on Wednesday, Dec. 9

November 11, 2015 | By Susan Delbert | sdelbert@press.org

The National Press Club's Fourth Estate Restaurant plans to host a four-course Wine Dinner on Wednesday, Dec. 9, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. featuring hors d’oeuvres and accompanying wines from recipes culled from Chef Daniel Thomas’ recently published cookbook, Recipes For A New You! Healthy Eating at its Best!

Tickets are $50 with a 10 percent discount for "couples" tickets. Press Club members can receive an additional 10 percent discount on all tickets by logging in. Click here for tickets.

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