National Press Club

  • 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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  • The Kalb Report: The Fight For Freedom Of The Press
    The Kalb Report: The Fight For Freedom Of The Press

    April 8, 2017

    The White House has launched an all-out war against the press terming several news organizations, including CNN, CBS, NBC, ABC, and The New York Times, the “enemy of the American people,” and their work, “fake news.” The president’s chief strategist has called the press “the opposition party” and has said…

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  • NPC Luncheon with IRS Commissioner John Koskinen
    NPC Luncheon with IRS Commissioner John Koskinen

    April 5, 2017

    IRS Commissioner John Koskinen spoke at a National Press Club Luncheon on April 5, 2017. He talked about how budget cuts to federal agencies like the IRS, affect the agency's ability to operate effectively. Koskinen also received questions related to the proposed changes to the tax code.

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  • NPC Luncheon with AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka
    NPC Luncheon with AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka

    April 4, 2017

    Just beyond the halfway-mark in President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka gave a major address at a National Press Club Luncheon on April 4, 2017, assessing opportunities around trade and infrastructure that could create jobs, as well as possible threats to workers' rights. President…

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  • 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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