National Press Club

  • NPC Luncheon with CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden
    NPC Luncheon with CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden

    May 26, 2016

    Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, addressed the Zika virus outbreak at a May 26, 2016 National Press Club speaker luncheon.

    Frieden, who has led the CDC since 2009, discussed the latest research and forecasts, as scientists at the CDC and other leading health-related…

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  • U.S. Reps. André Carson and Keith Ellison on Islamophobia in the 2016 Election
    U.S. Reps. André Carson and Keith Ellison on Islamophobia in the 2016 Election

    May 24, 2016

    U.S. Representatives Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) and André Carson (D-Ind.) discussed the rhetoric attacking Muslims and the Islamophobia in this presidential election year during a National Press Club Newsmaker on May 24, 2016.

    As the only two Muslims in Congress, Ellison and Carson spoke about the rise of hateful and anti-Muslim speech,…

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  • The Kalb Report - The American Story: A Master Class with David McCullough
    The Kalb Report - The American Story: A Master Class with David McCullough

    May 12, 2016

    From his Pulitzer-prize winning biographies John Adams and Truman, to his distinctive narration of Ken Burns’ seminal documentaries “The Civil War” and “Baseball,” David McCullough is perhaps America’s most recognized storyteller.

    On this special daytime edition of The Kalb Report, moderator Marvin Kalb and McCullough, the renowned author and historian, discuss…

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  • NPCJI Panel Discussion: The Panama Papers
    NPCJI Panel Discussion: The Panama Papers

    May 12, 2016

    Journalists involved in the reporting of the Panama Papers data breach took part in a panel discussion sponsored by the National Press Club Journalism Institute. Speakers included reporters from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and McClatchy Newspapers. The Panama Papers is a leak of 11.5 million financial documents from the…

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  • Election Boot Camp: Understanding Convention Rules
    Election Boot Camp: Understanding Convention Rules

    May 5, 2016

    The Democrats may be facing a fight with the Sanders campaign’s manager saying they're not going away, that the superdelegates don't get counted until Philadelphia, so they are going to hold out hope they can flip some.

    In the Republican camp, while Trump won't have opposition, he still has to win…

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  • The Kalb Report - A Conversation with Judy Woodruff
    The Kalb Report - A Conversation with Judy Woodruff

    April 21, 2016

    In a distinguished network television career that began with her coverage of Jimmy Carter’s presidential campaign for NBC News, Judy Woodruff has remained at the pinnacle of broadcast journalism for 40 years. Having served as chief White House correspondent for NBC and PBS, the host of CNN’s Inside Politics, and…

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  • NPC Luncheon with Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker
    NPC Luncheon with Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker

    April 18, 2016

    Penny Pritzker, the 38th U.S. Secretary of Commerce spoke at an NPC luncheon event on April 18, 2016.

    Secretary Pritzker discussed the strategic plan for the Commerce Department that continues to expand trade and investment for American businesses and entrepreneurs. Secretary Pritzker’s 27 years of private sector experience enhanced her work…

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  • NPC Luncheon with John Koskinen
    NPC Luncheon with John Koskinen

    March 24, 2016

    With the tax deadline looming and presidential candidates talked up their plans for tax reforms, John Koskinen, commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, spoke at March 24, 2016 National Press Club luncheon.

    Koskinen, who has led the agency since Dec. 2013, discussed the future of the IRS, which collects $3.3 trillion…

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  • FOIA at 50
    FOIA at 50

    March 16, 2016

    On March 16, 2016, the National Press Club Journalism Institute hosted a panel of experts for a discussion on how the U.S. Freedom of Information Act is being applied and how it can be improved.

    FOIA is one of the most important tools at journalists’ disposal for uncovering government information. However,…

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  • Welcome Home, Jason Rezaian
    Welcome Home, Jason Rezaian

    March 14, 2016

    Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian spent 545 days isolated in an Iranian prison, a political hostage unjustly tried and convicted for doing what journalists do across the globe. Now he's free, and the National Press Club threw a welcome home event on March 14 to celebrate his return. The gathering…

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