National Press Club

  • Republican House Agenda
    Republican House Agenda

    April 27, 1989

    New House Republican whip Rep. Gingrich talked about the House agenda and his own plans. He also talked about his experiences in building a new Republican Party in Georgia when he was younger. He also talked about getting better national Republican candidates. After his presentation he answered audience members' questions.

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  • Where Was Congress When S&L's Were Robbed?
    Where Was Congress When S&L's Were Robbed?

    April 24, 1989

    This program is part of a series of three panel discussions entitled "Where Were the Watchdogs When the Savings & Loans were Robbed?"

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  • Environmental Issues
    Environmental Issues

    April 20, 1989

    The EPA director discusses environmental issues on the 19th Earth Day.

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  • Where Was the White House during S&L Crisis?
    Where Was the White House during S&L Crisis?

    April 17, 1989

    This program is part of a series of three panel discussions entitled "Where Were the Watchdogs when the Savings & Loans were Robbed?"

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  • UNICEF Activities
    UNICEF Activities

    April 7, 1989

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  • Building a Department: The New VA
    Building a Department: The New VA

    April 5, 1989

    The first Secretary of Veterans Affairs discusses the elavation of the Veteran's Administration into a cabinet-level department.

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  • Crisis Management: Three Mile Island
    Crisis Management: Three Mile Island

    March 28, 1989

    The governor of Pennsylvania during the Three Mile Island incident marks its tenth anniversary with a speech on crisis management.

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  • Problems in Washington, DC
    Problems in Washington, DC

    March 23, 1989

    The controversial mayor discusses the city's problems, which include an extremely high murder rate and serious drug problem.

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  • Freedom of Information Act
    Freedom of Information Act

    March 16, 1989

    Vice President Quayle discusses the Freedom of Information Act, which requires federal agencies to provide information about their operations to the public. The vice president was associate publisher of the Huntington Herald-Press before running for public office and his family has a long background in newspaper publishing in Indiana.

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  • Semi-Automatic Firearms
    Semi-Automatic Firearms

    March 14, 1989

    Foss discusses attempts to outlaw semi-automatic firearms and why these attempts are not only misdirected but also unconstitutional. He argu there is an absolute right for all citizens to bear arms. At the same time. however, he makes it clear that anybody using guns in a crime should be punished…

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