National Press Club

  • 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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  • NPC Luncheon with Gov. Mary Fallin of Oklahoma - Sept. 17, 2013
    NPC Luncheon with Gov. Mary Fallin of Oklahoma - Sept. 17, 2013

    September 17, 2013

    Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin, Chair of the National Governors Association, laid out her 2013/14 Chair’s Initiative, "America Works: Education and Training for Tomorrow’s Jobs" at a National Press Club Luncheon on Sept. 17, 2013. The yearlong initiative is set to spotlight improving education and workforce training systems and aligning those…

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  • NPC Spelling Bee: Pols vs. Press - Sept. 18, 2013
    NPC Spelling Bee: Pols vs. Press - Sept. 18, 2013

    September 13, 2013

    Lawmakers and journalists are getting ready to take the stage for that most American of showdowns: a spelling bee. And the public may not get another chance to see such a spectacle for a century.

    One hundred years ago, the National Press Club organized a similar spelling bee, pitting members of…

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  • Newsreel: Alfred Hitchcock visits The National Press Club in 1963
    Newsreel: Alfred Hitchcock visits The National Press Club in 1963

    September 12, 2013

    Legendary film director Alfred Hitchcock speaks about "The Birds" in this 1963 Universal-International News newsreel.

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  • NPC Luncheon with Thomas Frieden
    NPC Luncheon with Thomas Frieden

    September 10, 2013

    Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is worried about coughs.

    In his Sept. 10, 2013 talk at the National Press Club, Frieden cataloged the many types of health threats posed by the many new, deadly, sometimes drug-resistant pathogens loose in today's interconnected global…

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  • NPC Luncheon with NAACP Chief Benjamin Jealous
    NPC Luncheon with NAACP Chief Benjamin Jealous

    August 29, 2013

    If history is any guide, racial profiling is ineffective, inhumane and indefensible, Benjamin Jealous, president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), told an Aug. 29, 2013 National Press Club luncheon.

    The United States is a young country, so “we have no excuse not to…

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  • NPC Panel - Government Public Affairs Offices: More Hindrance Than Help?
    NPC Panel - Government Public Affairs Offices: More Hindrance Than Help?

    August 12, 2013

    The National Press Club hosted a panel on August 12, 2013 to debate whether federal public-affairs offices hinder more than help the cause of open government. The panel included a number of experts from the fields of journalism, public relations and academia who can give voice to multiple perspectives.

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  • 2013 NPC Journalism Awards Dinner
    2013 NPC Journalism Awards Dinner

    August 6, 2013

    Full video from the 2013 National Press Club Journalism Awards Dinner.

    Among the honorees: SCOTUSblog wins the Breaking News Award for its coverage of the Supreme Court's health care ruling, and Time Magazine's Michael Scherer wins a top award for political analysis.

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