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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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  • NPC Press Freedom Panel: Reporting Under a Hostile President
    NPC Press Freedom Panel: Reporting Under a Hostile President

    October 12, 2016

    In the heat of a presidential campaign, candidates make many promises – and threats. Some are serious, others have little chance of going anywhere. A panel of lawyers and journalists examined the potential impact the 2016 campaign’s rhetoric could have on the news media, including: access issues and policies of…

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  • NPC Luncheon with Roberto Azevêdo
    NPC Luncheon with Roberto Azevêdo

    October 7, 2016

    World Trade Organization Director-General Roberto Azevêdo spoke at a National Press Club Speakers luncheon on Friday, Oct. 7.

    Azevêdo became the sixth Director-General of the WTO in September 2013. In a statement, the WTO said that world trade will grow more slowly than expected in 2016. Azevêdo said the forecast is…

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  • NPC Luncheon with Sec. Tom Vilsack
    NPC Luncheon with Sec. Tom Vilsack

    October 3, 2016

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, the only original member of President Obama's cabinet still serving in the administration, spoke at a National Press Club Luncheon on Monday, October 3.

    Vilsack, a former governor of Iowa, briefly ran in the 2008 presidential race and was considered by Hillary Clinton as a potential running…

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  • 2016 "Politicians vs Press" Spelling Bee
    2016 "Politicians vs Press" Spelling Bee

    September 21, 2016

    Watch as politicians square off against the press in the 2016 National Press Club "Politicians vs Press" Spelling Bee.

    Please note: This video is currently being edited, and there may be extended "pre-roll" footage you'll want to skip through. The program begins at about the 43-minute mark above.

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  • NPC Luncheon with Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT)
    NPC Luncheon with Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT)

    September 8, 2016

    U.S. Sen. Christopher Murphy, the Connecticut Democrat who led a filibuster to force votes on gun control measures, will addressed the subject at a Club luncheon on Sept. 8, 2016.

    Murphy spoke at the Democratic National Convention on the need for gun safety measures such as expanded background checks and a…

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  • NPC Newsmaker: Sen. Bob Graham on 9/11 report's 'missing pages'
    NPC Newsmaker: Sen. Bob Graham on 9/11 report's 'missing pages'

    August 31, 2016

    Former U.S. Sen. Bob Graham, D-Fla., who led the intelligence committee that investigated the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks in New York and Washington, discussed the significance of the newly released 28-pages of classified document that show a strong link between the terrorists and the government of Saudi Arabia at…

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  • NPC Luncheon with Michael York
    NPC Luncheon with Michael York

    August 12, 2016

    Award-winning actor Michael York discussed the challenges he faces with the rare disease of Amyloidosis and how he became a spokesperson for this little known ailment at an August 12, 2016 luncheon at the National Press Club. Michael York’s stepson is Star Wars producer Rick McCallum.

    York appeared next to Liza…

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  • 2016 National Press Club Journalism Awards Ceremony
    2016 National Press Club Journalism Awards Ceremony

    August 4, 2016

    The Baltimore Sun, The Wall Street Journal and a freelance columnist who now works for USA Today were honored with top awards at the 2016 National Press Club Journalism Awards ceremony on August 4.

    The Sun won the Breaking News Award for its coverage of the riots following the death of…

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