National Press Club

  • The Kalb Report - Democracy in Action: The 2016 Presidential Debates
    The Kalb Report - Democracy in Action: The 2016 Presidential Debates

    December 5, 2016

    The Commission on Presidential Debates once again brought the candidates together in 2016 to face tough questions on critical issues while providing a level of substance, dignity and decorum to the presidential campaign.

    Did it work?

    On this edition of The Kalb Report, debate moderators Martha Raddatz and Chris Wallace, as well…

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  • NPC Luncheon with James Murren
    NPC Luncheon with James Murren

    December 2, 2016

    James Murren, the chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International, spoke at a National Press Club luncheon on Dec. 2, 2016.

    Murren talked about MGM National Harbor, a $1.4 billion integrated resort and casino, then scheduled to open on Dec. 8, and offered his perspectives on the business of travel and…

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  • NPC Luncheon with Paul Wiedefeld
    NPC Luncheon with Paul Wiedefeld

    November 30, 2016

    Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) General Manager Paul Wiedefeld reflected on the state of Metro at a National Press Club luncheon on November 30, 2016.

    Wiedefeld is entering a challenging time as he fights of bankruptcy while addressing safety and service issues with sometimes hostile jurisdictional masters and a beleaguered…

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  • NPC Luncheon with Gina McCarthy
    NPC Luncheon with Gina McCarthy

    November 21, 2016

    EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy spoke at a National Press Club luncheon on November 21, 2016.

    Her speech focused on the environmental and public health legacy of the Obama Administration, with an emphasis on efforts to combat the global effects of climate change.

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  • NPC Forum: Merriman Smith and UPI's Glory Days
    NPC Forum: Merriman Smith and UPI's Glory Days

    November 17, 2016

    In the 1960s UPI and AP fought head to head for every second of every story. No one epitomized that competition more than Merriman Smith, who served as UPI’s White House correspondent from the Franklin Roosevelt administration through Richard Nixon. He won a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of John…

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  • NPC Newsmaker: Peter Thiel
    NPC Newsmaker: Peter Thiel

    October 31, 2016

    Billionaire venture capitalist and entrepreneur Peter Thiel rocked Silicon Valley with his support for Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump. Thiel discussed that political endorsement and the 2016 election at a National Press Club speakers Newsmaker event on October 31, 2016.

    Thiel, who co-founded PayPal and Palantir Technologies Inc., endorsed Trump…

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  • NPC Luncheon with Sec. John B. King
    NPC Luncheon with Sec. John B. King

    October 19, 2016

    Education Secretary John B. King appeared at an Oct. 19, 2016 National Press Club luncheon to discuss civic engagement as a cornerstone of democracy and the role of schools in preparing students to be active citizens.

    Before becoming secretary, Dr. King served as the Department's principal senior advisor, overseeing all preschool-through-12th-grade…

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  • NPC Luncheon with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
    NPC Luncheon with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    October 17, 2016

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the NBA’s all-time leading scorer and the author of more than a dozen books, spoke at a National Press Club luncheon on Oct. 17, 2016.

    Abdul-Jabbar was the NBA’s MVP six times over during the 20 seasons he played for the Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles Lakers. He…

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  • Pope Issues Prayer for Journalists
    Pope Issues Prayer for Journalists

    October 14, 2016

    From Vatican Radio:

    Pope Francis has released his video message accompanying his monthly prayer intention for October. This month’s intention is for Journalists: That journalists, in carrying out their work, may always be motivated by respect for truth and a strong sense of ethics.

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  • NPC Luncheon with Sec. Ray Mabus
    NPC Luncheon with Sec. Ray Mabus

    October 12, 2016

    Ray Mabus, the leader of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, discussed the state of America's sea services at a National Press Club Luncheon on October 12, 2016.

    As he nears the end of his tenure as Secretary of the Navy, Mabus spoke about Navy and Marine Corps accomplishments over the…

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