National Press Club

  • Marvin Kalb on Current Challenges to the Freedom of the Press
    Marvin Kalb on Current Challenges to the Freedom of the Press

    March 30, 2017

    On Thursday evening, March 30, 2017, legendary journalist Marvin Kalb delivered a commentary on the threats to our democracy being posed by the Trump administration. The talk was sponsored by the Press Freedom Committee of the National Press Club Journalism Institute. Mr. Kalb was introduced by National Press Club Board…

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  • NPC Luncheon with Pfizer CEO Ian Read
    NPC Luncheon with Pfizer CEO Ian Read

    March 23, 2017

    Pfizer Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Ian Read discussed a number of important issues including healthcare reform, access to innovative healthcare solutions and the crucial role played by the pharmaceutical industry at a National Press Club luncheon on March 23, 2017.

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  • NPC Newsmaker: Nancy Pelosi & Chuck Schumer
    NPC Newsmaker: Nancy Pelosi & Chuck Schumer

    February 27, 2017

    A day before President Donald Trump's address to a joint session of Congress, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer offered a prebuttal to the President’s speech at a National Press Club Newsmaker on February 27, 2016.

    Pelosi has led the House Democrats since 2003 and was…

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  • Jeff Ballou Inaugural Speech
    Jeff Ballou Inaugural Speech

    January 14, 2017

    Jeff Ballou, the 110th National Press Club president, pledged in his Jan. 14, 2017 inaugural address to bring his hometown “Pittsburgh values” and their “winning tradition” to Washington, focusing on strengthening the Club for the future, enhancing the membership experience, and going the extra mile when the craft of journalism…

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  • Jason Rezaian Congratulates Jeffrey Ballou
    Jason Rezaian Congratulates Jeffrey Ballou

    January 14, 2017

    Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian's message of congratulations to Jeffrey Ballou on the occasion of Ballou's inauguration as the 110th president of the National Press Club.

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  • NPC Newsmaker: Sec. Ernest Moniz
    NPC Newsmaker: Sec. Ernest Moniz

    January 11, 2017

    Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz spoke at a National Press Club newsmaker and took questions on January 11, 2016.

    In one of his final public speaking appearances in Washington, Moniz discussed how an increased focus on science and research and development has informed better policymaking and technology solutions, and how to protect…

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  • NPC Luncheon with HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell
    NPC Luncheon with HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell

    January 9, 2017

    Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell discussed consequences of potential Affordable Care Act repeal at a National Press Club luncheon on January 9, 2017.

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  • 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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