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  • NPC Luncheon with General Frank Grass
    NPC Luncheon with General Frank Grass

    January 9, 2014

    Gen. Frank J. Grass, member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and chief of the National Guard Bureau, addressed issues facing the National Guard at a National Press Club luncheon on January 9, 2014.

    Grass, who took command Sept. 7, 2012, is responsible for ensuring that the more than 460,000 Army…

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  • NPC Luncheon with General Ray Odierno
    NPC Luncheon with General Ray Odierno

    January 7, 2014

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff General Ray Odierno spoke on the future of the Army at a National Press Club luncheon on January 7, 2014. Before ascending to the position of Army Chief of Staff, General Odierno commanded United States Joint Forces Command and was the commanding general for the…

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  • NPC Luncheon with Ricky Skaggs
    NPC Luncheon with Ricky Skaggs

    December 19, 2013

    Ricky Skaggs, 14-time Grammy winner, shared memories from his 50-year career at a National Press Club luncheon on Dec. 19, 2013. Skaggs has been playing the mandolin since he was five-years-old and has risen to the heights of country music stardom, while remembering his bluegrass roots.

    Skaggs traveled to Washington to…

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  • NPC Luncheon with Dan Akerson
    NPC Luncheon with Dan Akerson

    December 16, 2013

    GM Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson provided an update on the company's progress in its goal to design, build and sell the world's best vehicles at a National Press Club Luncheon on Dec. 16, 2013. He also talked about GM's investment plans in the U.S.

    Akerson has been Chairman and Chief…

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  • NPC Luncheon with Annise Parker
    NPC Luncheon with Annise Parker

    December 10, 2013

    Annise Parker, one of the first openly gay mayors in the U.S. and the head of the "energy capital of America" spoke at a National Press Club luncheon on Dec. 10, 2013. She talked about her political future and past, the renaissance of American oil and gas energy industry, Texas's…

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  • NPC Speakers Newsmaker with Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia
    NPC Speakers Newsmaker with Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia

    December 3, 2013

    President Juan Manuel Santos delivered remarks on Colombia's economic, political and social transformation, including the historic peace talks under way with the FARC rebel group, on December 3, 2013 at The National Press Club.

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  • NPC Oral History: Ike Pappas on the Kennedy and Oswald Assassinations
    NPC Oral History: Ike Pappas on the Kennedy and Oswald Assassinations

    November 20, 2013

    Ike Pappas, a radio correspondent in 1963 for WNEW-AM in New York, discusses his coverage of the JFK and Lee Harvey Oswald assassinations in Dallas on Nov. 22 and Nov. 24, 1963, respectively. This excerpt is presented in observance of the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s death.

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  • NPC Luncheon with Gloria Steinem
    NPC Luncheon with Gloria Steinem

    November 18, 2013

    Gloria Steinem, the feminist activist and founder of Ms. Magazine, spoke at a National Press Club luncheon on Nov. 18.

    Steinem is one of 16 people President Barack Obama honored this year with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor.

    In her more than 40 years advocating for women’s…

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  • NPC Luncheon with Walter W. Bettinger
    NPC Luncheon with Walter W. Bettinger

    November 11, 2013

    Walter W. Bettinger, CEO of The Charles Schwab Corporation, one of the world's largest investment companies, tackled issues facing future retirees at a National Press Club luncheon on Nov. 11, 2013.

    Bettinger, 52, presides over more than $2 trillion in client assets and 1.6 million retirement plan participants. As CEO since…

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  • NPC Luncheon with Judd Gregg
    NPC Luncheon with Judd Gregg

    November 7, 2013

    Former New Hampshire Sen. Judd Gregg, the CEO of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, unveiled new protections for investors endorsed by the banking group at a National Press Club luncheon on Nov. 7.

    Gregg was accompanied by leaders of several banks who are SIFMA members.

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