National Press Club

  • NPC Luncheon with John Koskinen
    NPC Luncheon with John Koskinen

    March 24, 2016

    With the tax deadline looming and presidential candidates talked up their plans for tax reforms, John Koskinen, commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, spoke at March 24, 2016 National Press Club luncheon.

    Koskinen, who has led the agency since Dec. 2013, discussed the future of the IRS, which collects $3.3 trillion…

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  • FOIA at 50
    FOIA at 50

    March 16, 2016

    On March 16, 2016, the National Press Club Journalism Institute hosted a panel of experts for a discussion on how the U.S. Freedom of Information Act is being applied and how it can be improved.

    FOIA is one of the most important tools at journalists’ disposal for uncovering government information. However,…

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  • NPC Luncheon with Ken Burns & Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
    NPC Luncheon with Ken Burns & Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

    March 14, 2016

    Acclaimed Emmy Award winning filmmaker Ken Burns was joined by Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., will talk about race in America at a National Press Club luncheon on March 14, 2016.

    The history of race has captured the attention of both men and now Burns and Gates have teamed up…

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  • Welcome Home, Jason Rezaian
    Welcome Home, Jason Rezaian

    March 14, 2016

    Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian spent 545 days isolated in an Iranian prison, a political hostage unjustly tried and convicted for doing what journalists do across the globe. Now he's free, and the National Press Club threw a welcome home event on March 14 to celebrate his return. The gathering…

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  • NPC Luncheon with WMATA CEO Paul Wiedefeld
    NPC Luncheon with WMATA CEO Paul Wiedefeld

    March 7, 2016

    Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority General Manager and CEO Paul Wiedefeld discussed the future of the transit system at a National Press Club luncheon on March 7, 2016.

    Metro is entering its most challenging period since it opened 40 years ago. It’s facing declining ridership combined with rising expenses and a…

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  • NSF Announces First Detection of Gravitational Waves
    NSF Announces First Detection of Gravitational Waves

    February 11, 2016

    Press conference at The National Press Club announcing the first direct detection of gravitational waves -- February 11, 2016.

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  • Rod Nordland Highlights
    Rod Nordland Highlights

    February 10, 2016

    Highlights from New York Times correspondent Rod Nordland's appearance at the National Press Club to promote his new book, "The Lovers: Afghanistan's Romeo and Juliet, the True Story of How They Defied Their Families and Escaped an Honor Killing," on February 10, 2016.

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  • NPC Book Rap: Rod Nordland
    NPC Book Rap: Rod Nordland

    February 10, 2016

    New York Times correspondent Rod Nordland discussed his new book, "The Lovers: Afghanistan's Romeo and Juliet, the True Story of How They Defied Their Families and Escaped an Honor Killing," on February 10, 2016.

    The book is a riveting, real-life equivalent of "The Kite Runner"—an astonishingly powerful and profoundly moving story…

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  • Ben Carson speaks at The National Press Club
    Ben Carson speaks at The National Press Club

    February 3, 2016

    GOP Presidential hopeful Ben Carson speaks at The National Press Club.

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  • Political TV Ad Archive Launch Event
    Political TV Ad Archive Launch Event

    January 22, 2016

    The Internet Archive launches the Political TV Ad Archive, an online, free digital library resource where reporters can find federal level political TV ads in key primary states in the 2016 elections, married with fact checking and information on the organizations funding the ads, along with downloadable metadata.

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