National Press Club

This Week in National Press Club History

November 30, 2009 | By Elizabeth Smith Brownstein - | eksmithb@verizon.net

Dec. 1, 1999: Actor Christopher Reeve pleads for more spinal cord injuries research.

Dec. 5, 1984: Helen Thomas, then UPI correspondent for 23 years, reporting through six presidential terms, is the first woman to receive the Fourth Estate Award.
This Week in National Press Club History is brought to you by the History Committee, which is dedicated to preserving, and revitalizing the Club’s history through displays, panel discussions and lectures, as well as interviewing members as part of the Club’s long-standing oral history project.

The History Committee's December meeting will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 9, at noon. For more information on upcoming History Committee-sponsored events, or to join the History Committee, contact Marc Wojno at MarcAWojno@aol.com .