National Press Club

  • Middle East Issues
    Middle East Issues

    June 6, 1990

    Ambassador Maksoud addressed several issues, including the impact of Soviet Jewish immigration and the Arab summit resolutions.

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  • Iranian Politics and Economy
    Iranian Politics and Economy

    June 5, 1990

    Mr. Jafarzadeh discussed leadership in Iran, terrorism issues and the economic status of his nation. After his remarks he answered audience members' questions.

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  • Life in Washington
    Life in Washington

    June 5, 1990

    Mrs. Quayle talked about her two favorite causes: early detection of breast cancer and natural disaster preparedness. Her interest in these topics came from personal experience. Her mother's death from breast cancer in 1975 raised her awareness of the disease and her experiences in a 1963 disaster in Indianapolis led…

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  • Gerald R. Ford Journalism Awards
    Gerald R. Ford Journalism Awards

    June 4, 1990

    The former president presented the third annual Gerald R. Ford Prizes for distinguished reporting. Gerald Seib, White House reporter for the Wall Street Journal, received the Ford Prize for Distinguished Reporting on the Presidency. Debra Lynn Polsky, special assignment reporter for Defense News, received the Ford Prize for Distinguished Reporting…

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  • German Unification
    German Unification

    May 25, 1990

    Mr. Lambsdorff, former economics minister, spoke on the reunification of Germany and its effect on economics and NATO membership.

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  • Trade Issues
    Trade Issues

    May 24, 1990

    Ms. Hills discussed the administration's trade policy. She is President Bush's principal adviser on international trade policy and the nation's chief trade negotiator, representing U.S. interests in international trade organizations. She discussed U.S. goals in trade negotiations. Earlier in the day, President Bush had announced that the U.S. will renew…

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  • Perception and Belief
    Perception and Belief

    May 18, 1990

    The queen's husband discussed the moral dimensions of ecology and religion. Prince Philip was in Washington, DC to address the Festival of Creation, an environmental celebration. He is the international president of the World Wildlife Fund. The World Wildlife Fund is a non-profit, publicly supported organization that relies on individual…

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  • Budget Deficit
    Budget Deficit

    May 10, 1990

    Congressman Rostenkowski discussed his plan to eliminate the budget deficit in 5 years. The plan includes tax increases, deep defense cuts, and a one year freeze on domestic spending and Social Security cost of living increases. Mr. Rostenkowski is chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee which is the…

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  • Savings & Loan Situation
    Savings & Loan Situation

    May 9, 1990

    Mr. Keating discussed the national savings and loan situation and his involvement in the collapse of the California based Lincoln Savings and Loan. He also defended his management of the thrift. The Lincoln Savings and Loan is a part of the American Continental Corporation which filed for bankruptcy in April…

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  • Independence Movement in Lithuania
    Independence Movement in Lithuania

    May 4, 1990

    Ms. Prunskiene was recently elected prime minister of Lithuania in that country's first democratic election. She was on an official visit to the United States where she met with President Bush and other administration officials. Her comments focused on her impressions of the meetings with President Bush. In 1940 Josef…

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