National Press Club

  • George Takei speaks at NPC Luncheon - Oct. 18, 2013
    George Takei speaks at NPC Luncheon - Oct. 18, 2013

    October 18, 2013

    Actor and gay rights advocate George Takei spoke about LGBT issues at a National Press Club luncheon on October 18th, 2013.

    Takei, who became famous playing Lieutenant Hikaru Sulu on the Star Trek TV series and in the franchise's films, has become and outspoken advocate for the rights of lesbian, gay,…

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  • The Saturday Night Massacre - A 40-year Retrospective
    The Saturday Night Massacre - A 40-year Retrospective

    October 17, 2013

    The 'Saturday Night Massacre' that shook the national and started President Nixon's slide to resignation pitted power against rule of law, several of the key players said Oct. 17, 2013 at a National Press Club panel commemorating the 40th anniversary of the event.

    Panelists included:

    Bob Woodward
    William Ruckelshaus
    Supreme Court Justice…

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  • NPC Panel - Double Exposure
    NPC Panel - Double Exposure

    October 10, 2013

    An October 10, 2013 National Press Club panel discusses how a mid-size city newspaper was able to unearth the extraordinary story of how an iconic photographer of the civil rights movement led a double life as an FBI informant.

    The panel brought to light how the Commercial Appeal newspaper in Memphis…

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  • Helen Thomas Memorial Service
    Helen Thomas Memorial Service

    October 8, 2013

    Several hundred people attended the National Press Club on Oct. 5, 2013 to pay tribute to the late, groundbreaking journalist Helen Thomas. They were treated to humorous and poignant stories from a host of her prominent friends -- among them ABC News reporter Sam Donaldson, PBS "News Hour" anchor Judy…

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  • 2013 Fourth Estate Award Gala Honoring Andrea Mitchell
    2013 Fourth Estate Award Gala Honoring Andrea Mitchell

    October 4, 2013

    Andrea Mitchell, veteran NBC Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent and host of MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Reports, was honored as the 2013 recipient of the Fourth Estate Award, the National Press Club's most-honored prize at a gala dinner Friday, October 4. She is the 41st recipient of the Fourth Estate Award, which…

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  • NPC Speakers Newsmaker with Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education
    NPC Speakers Newsmaker with Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education

    September 30, 2013

    U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan discusses annual education priorities at a Sept. 30, 2013 National Press Club Speakers' event.

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  • Mayors Mitch Landrieu and Michael Nutter address National Press Club luncheon - Sept. 26, 2013
    Mayors Mitch Landrieu and Michael Nutter address National Press Club luncheon - Sept. 26, 2013

    September 26, 2013

    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter addressed the National Press Club at a September 26, 2013 luncheon. The big city leaders discussed their campaign to cut the nation's murder rates, reduce gun violence and address other issues affecting the urban community.

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  • NPC Speakers Breakfast with EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy
    NPC Speakers Breakfast with EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy

    September 20, 2013

    Gina McCarthy, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, addressed a National Press Club breakfast on Sept. 20, 2013.

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  • 2013 National Press Club Centennial Spelling Bee
    2013 National Press Club Centennial Spelling Bee

    September 18, 2013

    Beltway politicians and reporters clashed onstage at The National Press Club's Centennial Spelling Bee on September 18, 2013. Marvel at the epiglottal dexterity of the contestants! Watch the press team take a circuitous path to victory! See Sen. Tim Kaine's nonpareil triumph over Politico's Rebecca Sinderbrand to win the trophy!

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  • NPC Professional Development Event - Seth Goldman, "Mission In a Bottle"
    NPC Professional Development Event - Seth Goldman, "Mission In a Bottle"

    September 17, 2013

    Seth Goldman, TeaEO of Honest Tea, discusses his book, "Mission in a Bottle: The Honest Guide to Doing Business Differently – and Succeeding." Gary Hirshberg, co-founder and chairman of the board of Stonyfield Farm, Inc., joined Goldman for an engaging discussion examining the challenges faced by mission-driven enterprises in a…

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