National Press Club

  • NPC Luncheon: David Beckmann
    NPC Luncheon: David Beckmann

    September 13, 2010

    Anti-hunger and poverty advocate the Rev. David Beckmann, president of Bread for the World and this year's winner of the World Food Prize, spoke on "Eliminating Hunger: the People and Congress" at a National Press Club luncheon on Sept. 13.

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  • 11th Annual Members' Photography Exhibit
    11th Annual Members' Photography Exhibit

    September 2, 2010

    An overflow crowd attended the opening reception of the 11th annual NPC Members' Photo Exhibit on Sept. 2. Club President Alan Bjerga opened the exhibit with remarks recognizing the photographic accomplishments of the Club's member-photographers.

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  • NPC Luncheon: Christina Romer
    NPC Luncheon: Christina Romer

    September 1, 2010

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  • NPC Newsmaker: Adm. Thad Allen
    NPC Newsmaker: Adm. Thad Allen

    August 20, 2010

    Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen, national incident commander for the federal response to the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, gave an overview of the BP oil spill at a Newsmaker press conference on Aug. 20 at the National Press Club.

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  • NPC Luncheon:  Mitch Landrieu
    NPC Luncheon: Mitch Landrieu

    August 19, 2010

    Five years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast and nearly sunk New Orleans, newly-elected New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu reported on the city's progress and potential at a National Press Club luncheon on Aug. 19.

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  • 2010 Census Bureau Update
    2010 Census Bureau Update

    August 10, 2010

    Census Bureau Director Robert Groves spoke to reporters at the National Press Club, announcing that the bureau is returning $1.6 billion in 2010 Census operational savings and answering questions on the status of 2010 census operations, including the status of quality assurance work and the steps ahead in the data processing phase.

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  • Tea Party Express News Conference
    Tea Party Express News Conference

    August 4, 2010

    Black members of the tea party movement held a press conference at the National Press Club on August 4 to reject charges of racism, saying they "do not oppose Barack Obama because of his skin color... [but] because of his policies."

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  • "Who Killed Chea Vichea" Documentary Screening
    "Who Killed Chea Vichea" Documentary Screening

    August 4, 2010

    "Who Killed Chea Vichea," a documentary on the murder of a Cambodian labor leader, was screened at the National Press Club on Aug. 4 as the last film in a summer documentary series. Directed by Bradley Cox and co-produced by Rich Garella and Jeffrey Saunders, the film follows the investigation into the murder of Chea Vichea, president of Cambodia’s free trade union and advocate for justice and the humane treatment of laborers in Cambodia's extensive production industry.

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  • NPC Annual Journalism Awards
  • "Chaplains Under Fire" Screening
    "Chaplains Under Fire" Screening

    July 28, 2010

    "Chaplains Under Fire," a documentary on military chaplains, screened July 28at The National Press Club. Directed by Lee Lawrence and Terry Nickelson, the film examines the lives and work of military chaplains and the church-state tensions at the heart of the chaplaincy. As part of the NPC Summer Documentary Series, a panel discussion with the film’s directors followed the screening.

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