National Press Club

  • Recycling and the Environment
    Recycling and the Environment

    September 23, 1991

    Ms. Scarlett is author of a recent report entitled A Consumer's Guide to Environmental Myths and Reality, published by the National Center for Policy Analysis, which charges that some recycling efforts can damage the environment. She discussed the economic impact of recycling and how biodegradable products can be more environmentally…

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  • A New Workplace Revolution
    A New Workplace Revolution

    September 19, 1991

    Lynn Martin, Secretary of Labor and former member of Congress from Illinois , discussed the activities of the Department of Labor, including issues concerning labor such as international competitiveness, unemployment, and the economy. She advocated starting a "workplace revolution" to restructure work systems and employment patterns to create greater productivity…

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  • Peru Today
    Peru Today

    September 18, 1991

    President Fujimori spoke about his country's request for $95 million in U.S. aid, which he said would be used to fight drug trafficking.

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  • U.S. Relations With Angola
    U.S. Relations With Angola

    September 18, 1991

    President Dos Santos spoke about relations between Angola and the United States. He expressed his desire to normalize relations between the two countries.

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  • 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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