National Press Club

  • 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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  • Arne Duncan
    Arne Duncan

    July 27, 2010

    U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan took stock of current education reform efforts and look at what’s ahead at a National Press Club luncheon on Tuesday, July 27th.

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  • Don Blankenship
    Don Blankenship

    July 22, 2010

    Don L. Blankenship, chairman and chief executive officer of Massey Energy Company, addressed a National Press Club luncheon on Thursday, July 22, 2010. Blankenship spoke on the need to increase surface mining of coal in order to meet the nation’s energy requirements.

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  • "La Americana" Screening and Panel
    "La Americana" Screening and Panel

    July 21, 2010

    The NPC hosted a screening of “La Americana,” a film examining the case of a 9-year-old who, after suffering a life-threatening accident, must remain in Bolivia while her mother makes a dangerous and illegal journey to the United States, hoping to earn enough money to save her daughter’s life. A panel discussion with the producer/director and Suzanne Gamboa, AP reporter on immigration, followed. The discussion focused on freedom of the press and speech and a range of immigration issues, including remittances and the role of immigrants in the national economy.

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  • Tony Horton
    Tony Horton

    July 16, 2010

    Obesity in the military has become a national security issue, fitness trainer Tony Horton said at a Club luncheon July 16, describing his work with military leaders to reduce the rate, which has tripled in the past few years.

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  • Book Rap: Jim Michaels
    Book Rap: Jim Michaels

    July 12, 2010

    Jim Michaels, a reporter with USA Today, speaks at a July 12, 2010 National Press Club Book Rap. Mr. Michaels discussed his experiences covering the Iraq War in Ramadi with the Marines 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division.

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  • Venus Williams
    Venus Williams

    July 7, 2010

    Venus Williams discussed this year's Wimbledon tournament, her play with the Washington Kastles and her new book at a July 7 National Press Club luncheon event.

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  • International Shorts at Documentary Series
    International Shorts at Documentary Series

    July 7, 2010

    A series of short films produced by international filmmakers in Washington and New York City were shown at the National Press Club on Wednesday, July 7. A panel discussion on freedom of the press and expression with some of the producers and the Washington director of Reporters Without Borders followed.

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  • NPC Speaker Event: Oliver Stone