National Press Club

  • Press Club Rewind - 5.6.2013
    Press Club Rewind - 5.6.2013

    May 6, 2013

    Press Club Rewind is a weekly review of events at the National Press Club. In this weeks' edition: An array of UFO witnesses testify at the mock "Citizen Hearing on Disclosure," an event organized to pressure Congress to hold an official hearing; Emily’s List launches its "Madam President" campaign with…

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  • NPC Book & Author Event: Richard Belzer
    NPC Book & Author Event: Richard Belzer

    May 6, 2013

    Actor Richard Belzer talks about "Hit List" May 6, 2013 at the National Press Club. The book is billed as an in-depth investigation into what some see as the mysterious deaths of people linked to the President John F. Kennedy assassination story. Belzer describes the assassination as the "greatest…

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  • The New International Media: Filling A Vacuum or Pushing An Agenda?
    The New International Media: Filling A Vacuum or Pushing An Agenda?

    May 2, 2013

    The National Press Club’s Press Freedom Committee held a panel discussion on May 2, the night before World Press Freedom Day, about the growing role of media organizations that are at least partly government-funded.

    As the press in most western democracies has had to retrench in recent years, cutting staffs and…

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  • Press Club Rewind - 4.29.13
    Press Club Rewind - 4.29.13

    April 29, 2013

    Press Club Rewind is a weekly review of events at the National Press Club. In this weeks' edition: The Heritage Foundation expresses concerns about security weaknesses exposed during the Boston bombing; The 2013 Report Card for America's Infrastructure paints a bleak picture; a National Press Club panel explains why human…

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  • NPC Newsmaker: Closing the Opportunity Gap
    NPC Newsmaker: Closing the Opportunity Gap

    April 25, 2013

    At a National Press Club Newsmakers news conference on April 25, 2013, the authors of a new book and education reform campaign called Closing the Opportunity Gap argued that the current intense emphasis on standardized test scores and other educational outcomes is counter-productive – as demonstrated by the recent cheating…

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  • Press Club Rewind - 4.22.2013
    Press Club Rewind - 4.22.2013

    April 22, 2013

    Press Club Rewind is a weekly review of events at the National Press Club. In this week's edition: Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe defends his plan to eliminate Saturday deliveries; Gabby Giffords' husband Mark Kelly condemns the Senate's failure to pass background checks for gun purchases; two lobbying groups propose immigration…

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  • NPC Luncheon with Patrick Donahoe
    NPC Luncheon with Patrick Donahoe

    April 19, 2013

    U.S. taxpayers may have to pay $58 billion through 2017 to bail out the U.S. Postal Service but the financially troubled agency would much prefer postal-reform legislation that gives it the ability to right its own ship, Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe said at an April 19, 2013 National Press…

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  • NPC Luncheon with Gil Kerlikowske
    NPC Luncheon with Gil Kerlikowske

    April 17, 2013

    Gil Kerlikowske, director of National Drug Control Policy and President Obama's top advisor on drug policy, addressed drug policy reform and the Obama administration's response to substance use at a National Press Club luncheon on April 17, 2013.

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  • Press Club Rewind - 4.15.2013
    Press Club Rewind - 4.15.2013

    April 15, 2013

    Press Club Rewind is a weekly review of events at the National Press Club. In this week's edition: The CEO of the Mayo Clinic urges health care providers to seek cost efficient treatments; Ken Burns discusses his new film, "The Central Park Five;" Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) pushes for readiness…

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  • NPC Luncheon with Ólafur Grímsson
    NPC Luncheon with Ólafur Grímsson

    April 15, 2013

    Icelandic President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson announced at a National Press Club Luncheon April 15, 2013 the creation of an international assembly named "Arctic Circle" to alert the world to glacial melting and other climate threats and what can be done about them.

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