National Press Club

Mix Jewish cooking and wine at dinner Dec. 5

November 21, 2017 | By Susan Delbert | sdelbert@press.org

Award-winning author Joan Nathan will sign copies of her latest cookbook, King Solomon’s Table, A Culinary Exploration of Jewish Cooking from Around the World, at a five-course wine dinner in the Fourth Estate on Tuesday, Dec. 5. Covenant Wines, owned by cookbook author Jeff Morgan will ,supplying wines from California to complement recipes from Nathan’s book.

Appetizers will be served at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m.

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Club closed for Thanksgiving

November 21, 2017

The National Press Club will be closed Thursday, Friday and Saturday for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Club operations will resume Monday, Nov. 27. Enjoy the holiday.

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Space still available for public relations training

November 21, 2017 | By Crystal White | cwhite@press.org

There’s still space available to sign up for the National Press Club Journalism Institute’s on-camera media training workshop for public relations professionals.

The training, led by veteran multimedia journalist and Emmy Award-winning Club member Andrea McCarren, will be held on Friday, Dec. 1, from 9 – 11 a.m. in the Bloomberg Room.

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MSNBC anchor analyzes 1968 election at Headliners Book Rap

November 20, 2017 | By Mark Schoeff | mschoeff@investmentnews.com

MSNBC anchor and Emmy-winning TV writer Lawrence O’Donnell will speak at a National Press Club Headliners Book Rap on Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 6:30 p.m. to discuss his new book, Playing with Fire: The 1968 Election and the Transformation of American Politics.

Tickets are $5 for Club members and $10 for the general public. Purchase tickets and copies of the book online.

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Marines are looking for a few good social media experts

November 16, 2017 | By Ken Dalecki | kdalecki@hotmail.com

Younger members of the Marine Corps are being pressed into service to use social media to tell the world about their mission.

That's according to Brig. Gen. William Seely III, director of Marine Corps communications, spoke at Tuesday's meeting of National Press Club American Legion Post 20.

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Enjoy Jewish cooking and kosher wine at Dec. 5 wine dinner

November 16, 2017 | By Susan Delbert | sdelbert@press.org

Award-winning author Joan Nathan will sign copies of her latest cookbook, "King Solomon’s Table: A Culinary Exploration of Jewish Cooking from Around the World,” at a five-course wine dinner in the Fourth Estate on Tuesday, Dec. 5.

Covenant Wines, owned by cookbook author Jeff Morgan, will offer a selection of California wines to complement recipes from Nathan’s book.

The event begins at 6:30 p.m. with passed appetizers and two varieties of wines, with dinner to follow at 7 p.m.

The menu is a follows:

Passed hors d’oeuvres
Burekas, Spinach-feta filled pastry

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Space available for Dec. 1 program for public relations professionals

November 16, 2017 | By Crystal White | cwhite@press.org

There’s still space available to sign up for the NPC Journalism Institute’s on-camera media training workshop for public relations professionals. The training, led by veteran multimedia journalist and Emmy Award-winning Club member Andrea McCarren, will be held on Friday, Dec. 1, from 9–11 a.m. in the Bloomberg Room.

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Last call for lobster

November 15, 2017 | By Susan Delbert | sdelbert@press.org

The final lobster night of 2017 takes place Friday in the Fourth Estate.

A steamed 1 1/2-pound Maine Lobster with a glass of wine or beer, cole slaw or salad, French fries or oven-crisped new potatoes and dessert is $50, with a 15 percent discount for members.

Make reservations online.

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A career in writing: From journalism to fiction

November 15, 2017 | By Adam Konowe | adam.konowe@tmp.com

Tom Young is a former Associated Press broadcast editor and reporter who has leveraged an accomplished military and commercial aviation career to write fiction and non-fiction.

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Marine Corps public affairs director to to address Club’s American Legion Post on Tuesday

November 12, 2017 | By Ken Dalecki | kdalecki@hotmail.com

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. William Seely III, director of the Office of Marine Corps Communications, will address the Club's American Legion Post 20 on Tuesday.

The event will begin at noon in the McClendon Room.

Seely oversees Marine Corps public affairs, including media and community relations. A 28-year veteran, his many operational deployments have included four tours of duty in Iraq. A graduate of American University, he received his commission through the Navy ROTC program at George Washington University.

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