National Press Club

Audio Archives

  • William R. Brody
    William R. Brody

    September 15, 2007

    William R. Brody, president of The Johns Hopkins University, addressing the link between research and medical care, speaking at a National Press Club Luncheon on Friday, Sept. 7. Brody's unique back-ground links technology, medical devices and leadership of a research university with an outstanding hospital and medical school. Following a Ph.D. in electrical engineering at Stanford University he did post-graduate training in cardiovascular surgery and radiology at Stanford, the National Institutes of Health and the University of California, San Francisco.

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  • Roundtable: 2008 presidential election
    Roundtable: 2008 presidential election

    August 31, 2007

    Former National Press Club Rick Dunham hosts a roundtable discussion on the 2008 presidential election. The panelists are NPC members Naftali Bendavid, Suzanne Struglinski and Jonathan Salant.

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  • General George Casey
    General George Casey

    August 17, 2007

    The chief of staff of the U-S Army describes the challenges facing the American military.

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  • Newt Gingrich
    Newt Gingrich

    August 11, 2007

    The Speaker's address to a Club luncheon on August 7 in a speech that is being quoted heavily throughout international media. Referring to his grandchildren, Gingrich said "I believe they are in greater danger of dying from enemy activities than we were in the Cold War ... I am genuinely afraid that this political system will not react until we lose a city."

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  • Laura Bush talks about Africa at the National Press Club
    Laura Bush talks about Africa at the National Press Club

    August 4, 2007

    First lady Laura Bush talked about her trip to Africa and why the U.S. is interested in Africa's development during a July 25th luncheon at the National Press Club.

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  • General James T. Conway, Commandant, U.S. Marine Corps
    General James T. Conway, Commandant, U.S. Marine Corps

    July 27, 2007

    General Conway addressed the National Press Club at a speakers luncheon on July 20 on the current state of the Marine Corps and the dangers of prematurely withdrawing troops from Iraq.

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  • NPC Luncheon John Snow
    NPC Luncheon John Snow

    July 21, 2007

    John Snow, former Secretary of the Treasury under George W. Bush and currently CEO of Cerberus Capital Management, a private equity investment firm, spoke about the role of private equity investment in the economy, about Cerberus' pending acquisition of Chrylser, and about the need for health care reform to help U.S. manafacturing become more competitive.

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  • Terry and Bindi Irwin
    Terry and Bindi Irwin

    July 14, 2007

    The American-born Terri Irwin co-hosted her husband's popular television program "The Crocodile Hunter" until his untimely death on September 4, 2006, from a stingray barb. Since their loss, Terri, daughter Bindi, and son Bob, continue to carry Steve's message of conservation to the world and to promote Australia. Terry and Bindi spoke at a National Press Club Luncheon on Friday, January 19th, 2007.

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  • Gerald Ford Foundation Journalism Awards
    Gerald Ford Foundation Journalism Awards

    July 6, 2007

    The 20th annual Gerald R. Ford Foundation Journalism Awards were presented to Charlie Savage of the Boston Globe and to James Astill of the Economist. The awards were presented by the late president's sons Jack, Mike and Steve.

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  • Lou Dobbs
    Lou Dobbs

    June 29, 2007

    Lou Dobbs, anchor and managing editor of CNN's Lou Dobbs Tonight, has described himself as an advocacy journalist, straddling the border between journalism and advocacy. Dobbs addressed the National Press Club on the immigration debate, the two party system, changes in the news business, and even Paris Hilton as headline news.

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