National Press Club

  • Environmental Issues
    Environmental Issues

    October 1, 1990

    Mr. Redford offered remarks on global environmental changes, national politics, and his Sundance Institute. Mr. Redford also responded to questions submitted by audience members.

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  • The War Against the Drug Cartels
    The War Against the Drug Cartels

    September 28, 1990

    President Gaviria, elected to office August 7, discusses drug trafficking problems in his country.

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  • Philippines Finance Minister
    Philippines Finance Minister

    September 28, 1990

    Philippines Finance Minister and Chairman of the Coordinating Council of the Philippines Assistance Program, Jesus Estanislao, spoke on his country's economic challenges and prospects of the 1990's. Although the events and rhetoric surrounding the Philippines often appear problematic, he said that there has been significant progress toward economic recovery. "Inflation…

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  • Future of the Environmental Protection Agency
    Future of the Environmental Protection Agency

    September 26, 1990

    Mr. Reilly spoke to the National Press Club on the effectiveness of the Enviromental Protection Agency and its policies, along with the new health risks caused by pollution.

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  • South Africa
    South Africa

    September 25, 1990

    During his historic visit to the United States, President de Klerk discussed changes in South Africa and its government. This is the first visit to the U.S. by a South African president since 1946. Pres. de Klerk has been president of the Republic of South Africa since 1989.

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  • Turkish Presidential Speech
    Turkish Presidential Speech

    September 25, 1990

    After Turgut Ozal established the Motherland Party in Turkey in 1983, it gained 211 seats in the 400-seat Grand National Assembly. He was elected president of Turkey in 1989. President Ozal addressed the National Press Club on U.S.-Turkish relations and events in the Persian Gulf.

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  • Customs Service Role in the Persian Gulf
    Customs Service Role in the Persian Gulf

    September 19, 1990

    The first woman commissioner of the U.S. Customs Service discussed her agency's "front-line" role in the Persian Gulf. The Customs Service was one of the first agencies to implement the President's embargo order against Iraq.

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  • A Media Perspective
    A Media Perspective

    September 17, 1990

    Jane Pauley spoke to the National Press Club on her experiences in television. A political science graduate from Indiana University, Ms. Pauley began her broadcasting career with WISH-TV in Indianapolis. She became the first evening news anchor for WMAQ-TV in Chicago and in 1976 joined the NBC News "Today" show.

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  • National Endowment for the Arts
    National Endowment for the Arts

    September 17, 1990

    John Frohnmayer, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), discussed significant improvements to the NEA's grant making procedures and his reaction to the independent commission report released on Sept. 11, which reviews the funding policies of the NEA. The commission's report will be used by congress as a…

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  • Politics in Michigan
    Politics in Michigan

    September 6, 1990

    Lt. Governor Griffiths spoke about politics in Michigan and her own experiences with the women's rights movement. She was a member of Congress from Michigan and has been lieutenant governor for the last eight years. Recently, Gov. Blanchard announced that he was dropping her from the 1990 ticket and selecting…

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