National Press Club

  • NPC Luncheon with Rep. Mark Meadows
    NPC Luncheon with Rep. Mark Meadows

    July 24, 2017

    As the House and Senate negotiated the final version of legislation to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, House Freedom Caucus Chairman Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC-11) spoke at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon on July 24, 2017.

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  • NPC Luncheon with Amtrak CEO Wick Moorman
    NPC Luncheon with Amtrak CEO Wick Moorman

    July 12, 2017

    The President and CEO of Amtrak, Charles W. "Wick" Moorman IV, discussed the challenges facing America’s passenger rail system and the changes to come at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon on July 12, 2017.

    Moorman’s speech focused on the renovation of New York’s Penn Station and other needed infrastructure projects,…

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  • NPC Headliners Book Rap - Peter Baker and "Obama: The Call of History"
    NPC Headliners Book Rap - Peter Baker and "Obama: The Call of History"

    June 29, 2017

    Chief White House correspondent for The New York Times, Peter Baker, appeared at a National Press Club Headliners event on June 29th, 2017 to discuss his new book, "Obama: The Call of History."

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  • NPC Luncheon with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel
    NPC Luncheon with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel

    June 20, 2017

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel discussed "Moving Forward in Chicago" including new initiatives for education and other programs at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon on June 20th, 2017.

    Mayor Emanuel said he wants to guarantee the future success of students by requiring public high-school seniors to provide a college or trade…

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  • NPC Luncheon with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph F. Dunford
    NPC Luncheon with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph F. Dunford

    June 19, 2017

    The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. Marine Corps General Joseph F. Dunford, spoke at a National Press Club Luncheon on June 19, 2017.

    General Dunford, the 19th Joint Chiefs chairman, discussed a number of important issues facing the U.S. military including the latest strategy for defeating the Islamic…

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  • NPC Headliner: Ken Burns Previews "The Vietnam War"
    NPC Headliner: Ken Burns Previews "The Vietnam War"

    June 15, 2017

    Filmmakers Ken Burns, Lynn Novick, Sarah Botstein and Retired Air Force Chief of Staff General Merrill A. McPeak, a Vietnam War veteran, presented a special "members-only" NPC Headliner preview of their PBS documentary series "The Vietnam War" at the National Press Club on June 14th, 2017. Following the screening…

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  • World Press Freedom Day 2017
    World Press Freedom Day 2017

    May 3, 2017

    Protecting the First Amendment: How Does Press Freedom in the USA Compare to Other Countries?

    A 2017 Pulitzer Prize winner joined reporters and editors from inside and outside the Beltway, as well as representatives of international press freedom organizations as the National Press Club and its Journalism Institute marked World…

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  • When Journalism Becomes the Story: How Does the Press Respond?
    When Journalism Becomes the Story: How Does the Press Respond?

    April 19, 2017

    Introduction: Kathy Kiely, Press Freedom Fellow, National Press Club Journalism Institute

    Panel I: When journalism becomes politicized: How is access being denied? Are reporters being threatened? What are beat reporters seeing-- or not seeing? What differs from past practice?

    · Moderator: Barbara Cochran, president, NPC Journalism Institute board of directors
    · Margaret…

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  • When Journalism Becomes the Story: Highlights
    When Journalism Becomes the Story: Highlights

    April 19, 2017

    The challenges to journalists are coming fast and furious: Access denied; outright falsehoods; alternative facts; sources afraid to talk. The National Press Club Journalism Institute, the club’s professional training affiliate, joined forces with another non-profit dedicated to journalism education, the National Press Foundation, to host a half-day symposium on the…

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  • NPC Newsmaker: Misty Copeland
    NPC Newsmaker: Misty Copeland

    April 17, 2017

    Misty Copeland, the first African-American Female Principal Dancer with the American Ballet Theatre, discussed her first health and fitness book, Ballerina Body: Dancing and Eating Your Way to a Leaner, Stronger, and More Graceful You, as well as her roles as ballerina and activist in a discussion at the National…

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