National Press Club

  • Jason Rezaian Press Conference/Case Update
    Jason Rezaian Press Conference/Case Update

    March 12, 2015

    National Press Club president John Hughes hosted a March 12, 2015 news conference to discuss developments in the case of Jason Rezaian, The Washington Post's Tehran bureau chief who is currently being held in prison in Iran. Ali Rezaian, Jason Rezaian's brother, and Douglas Jehl, Foreign Editor of The Washington…

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  • NPC Luncheon with Sen. Bernie Sanders
    NPC Luncheon with Sen. Bernie Sanders

    March 9, 2015

    Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) told a luncheon audience at the National Press Club on March 9 that he has not yet decided whether to run for President in 2016, explaining that his potential candidacy hinges on a number of logistical concerns, particularly his ability to fundraise.

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  • NPC Luncheon with Eric Holder
    NPC Luncheon with Eric Holder

    February 17, 2015

    Attorney General Eric Holder delivered remarks on criminal justice and sentencing reform at a National Press Club Speakers luncheon on Feb. 17, 2015.

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  • NPC Luncheon with Cheryl LaFleur
    NPC Luncheon with Cheryl LaFleur

    January 27, 2015

    Cheryl LaFleur, chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, discussed her agency’s role in the Obama administration’s plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants at a National Press Club luncheon Jan. 27, 2015.

    LaFleur, chairman of the commission since July 2014, also addressed the nation’s increasing dependence on natural…

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  • NPC Panel: Crackdown on press freedom in Turkey
    NPC Panel: Crackdown on press freedom in Turkey

    January 27, 2015

    The administration of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and underlying attitudes of Turkish society are the sources of journalists’ restrictions, harassment and arrests in Turkey, panelists at an NPC's Freedom of the Press Committee event said Jan. 27 at the National Press Club.

    Video kindly provided by Haykaram Nahapetyan.

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  • Michael R. Bloomberg speaks at John Hughes inauguration
    Michael R. Bloomberg speaks at John Hughes inauguration

    January 24, 2015

    Michael R. Bloomberg, the founder of Bloomberg LP & Bloomberg Philanthropies and 108th Mayor of New York City, was the keynote speaker at the inauguration of 108th National Press Club president John Hughes on Jan. 24, 2015.

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  • John Hughes inaugural address
    John Hughes inaugural address

    January 24, 2015

    108th NPC president John Hughes delivers his inaugural address on Jan. 24, 2015.

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  • John Hughes inauguration highlight reel
    John Hughes inauguration highlight reel

    January 24, 2015

    Highlights from the inauguration of 108th National Press Club president John Hughes.

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  • NPC Luncheon with William "Bro" Adams
    NPC Luncheon with William "Bro" Adams

    January 15, 2015

    The new chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, William "Bro" Adams, outlined his plans for the endowment’s future -- including its 50th anniversary activities in 2015 -- at a National Press Club luncheon on January 15, 2015.

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  • NPC Newsmaker with HUD Secretary Julián Castro
    NPC Newsmaker with HUD Secretary Julián Castro

    January 13, 2015

    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro spoke at a National Press Club Speakers Newsmaker on January 13, 2014. He addressed the state of housing and HUD’s plans for the coming year. Secretary Castro, a former mayor of San Antonio, delivered the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention…

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