National Press Club

  • National Press Club Awards for Journalism
    National Press Club Awards for Journalism

    September 17, 1991

    Ms. Quindlen spoke to the recipients of the 1991 Press Club Journalism Awards and others. She talked about her experiences with the New York Times and changes in journalism over the years.

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  • Events in the Soviet Union
    Events in the Soviet Union

    September 10, 1991

    Mr. Smith is a former Moscow and Eastern European correspondent for The New York Times, and is now a fellow at the Foreign Policy Institute of Johns Hopkins University. He authored two books on the Soviet Union: in 1983 he published The Russians, and in 1990 he published The New…

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  • Canceled News Conference on Aid to Israel
    Canceled News Conference on Aid to Israel

    September 6, 1991

    Reporters milled about as they awaited the ambassador to Israel, who was to give a news conference on U.S. aid to Israel. The ambassador's previous commitment ran long, however, and the conference was delayed until a future undetermined time. Eventually, a spokesperson came out to announce the news conference had…

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  • Drug Control Policy
    Drug Control Policy

    September 5, 1991

    Mr. Martinez discussed the administration's drug control efforts and the progress that his office has made in the past year. He also charged that some members of Congress have hindered federal attempts to reduce illegal drug use in the U.S. Mr. Martinez is the former Republican governor of Florida, and…

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  • The Press in America
    The Press in America

    August 19, 1991

    Mr. Sabato spoke on the relations between reporters and campaigns. He looked at the way reporting has changed over the last thirty years.

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  • African-Americans in the 1990s
    African-Americans in the 1990s

    August 8, 1991

    Ms. Mann, a staff member of the Population Reference Bureau, a non-profit private research institution that gathers and interprets demographic information, briefed reporters in the National Press Club on the Bureau's report on African-Americans in the 1990's. The report assembled census information on African-Americans to create a demographic portrait of…

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  • U.S.-Soviet Relations and the Moscow Summit
    U.S.-Soviet Relations and the Moscow Summit

    July 26, 1991

    Mr. Mandlebaum, Mr. Simes and Mr. Warner discussed the expected issues to be discussed in the upcoming summit between U.S. President Bush and Soviet President Gorbachev in Moscow the following week. Issues under examination by the three speakers and brought up in questions from the audience following the prepared remarks…

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  • Events in Yugoslavia
    Events in Yugoslavia

    July 26, 1991

    President Izetbegovic of the Yugoslav republic of Bosnia-Herzegovina, which sits between Serbia and Croatia, delivered remarks about the political situation in Yugoslavia. He gave his assessment of the violence and politics currently dividing Yugoslavia and how he believed the conflict could be resolved. President Izetbegovic spent many years in prison…

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  • Photograph of Vietnam War POW-MIA's
    Photograph of Vietnam War POW-MIA's

    July 24, 1991

    Members of the families of three Vietnam war soldiers named missing in action by the Pentagon held a news conference at the National Press Club to announce their support for S. 82, legislation which would create a Senate Select committee to oversee the investigations of POW-MIA claims from the Vietnam…

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  • Opinion Poll on Public and Private Schools
    Opinion Poll on Public and Private Schools

    July 23, 1991

    Mr. Russonello and Mr. Sanders briefed reporters on the results of a public opinion poll on public and private schools. The results of the poll indicated Americans generally believe their public schools are doing a good job in instructing their children. The poll showed, however, the majority of Americans feel…

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