National Press Club

Registration now open for Stags' Leap wine dinner with Master Sommelier Gillian Ballance, Oct. 1

September 18, 2019 | By Donna Leinwand Leger |

Enjoy a five-course dinner in the Fourth Estate restaurant featuring top Stags' Leap wines as Master Sommelier Gillian Ballance guides you through a tasting of the top-rated wines of Stags' Leap.

To reserve your space, click here.

Member tickets cost $80.75 for an individual ticket and $153 for couples. You must be logged in to your member account to receive the member discount. The menu is listed below.

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A few seats remain for the "Spirits Sugar Water Bitters" dinner featuring cocktails with Derek Brown

September 18, 2019 | By Miguel Dominguez |

Travel through time with the cocktails that defined their eras at a multi-course cocktail party on Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the Fourth Estate restaurant.

The evening begins at 6:30 p.m. with at toast to birth of a nation with Fish House Punch and passed hors d’oeuvres, and continues with five additional cocktails from cocktail expert Derek Brown's new book, "Spirits, Sugar, Water, Bitters: How the Cocktail Conquered the World." The full menu is listed below.

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Fourth Estate dinner to honor Julie K. Brown with Sheehan investigative award; tickets available

September 18, 2019 | By Jim Kuhnhenn |

Julie K. Brown, the Miami Herald journalist who gave voice to Jeffrey Epstein’s long-ignored victims and prompted a legal re-examination of Epstein’s predatory behavior, will receive the National Press Club Journalism Institute’s 2019 Neil and Susan Sheehan award for investigative journalism.

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National Press Club Statement on Death of Journalist Cokie Roberts

September 17, 2019 | By Alison Fitzgerald Kodjak |

Following is a statement by National Press Club President Alison Kodjak on the death of Cokie Roberts.

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Last chance to register for the word nerd event of the year

September 16, 2019 | By Brennan Hoban |

Politicians and Press will fight to the last letter at Tuesday's National Press Club Spelling Bee.

The event pits journalists from The Washington Post, Politico, CQ Roll Call, NPR, Buzzfeed and The Hill against Reps. Chris Pappas of New Hampshire, Debra Haaland of New Mexico, Jamie Raskin of Maryland, Ted Deutch of Florida, Don Beyer and Jennifer Wexton of Virginia and Katie Hill of California.

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Save Oct. 1 for a Stags' Leap wine dinner with Master Sommelier Gillian Ballance

September 16, 2019 | By Donna Leinwand Leger |

Registration will open later this week for a Stags' Leap wine dinner on Oct. 1 with Master Sommelier Gillian Ballance.

Enjoy a five-course dinner in the Fourth Estate restaurant as Ballance guides you through a tasting of the top-rated wines of Stags' Leap. Watch The Wire for ticket information coming soon.

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Join the Press Club to run (or walk) for press freedom on Oct. 20

September 15, 2019 | By Emily Wilkins |

Please note the date has changed for the movie screening.

Join the National Press Club to participate in the fifth annual James W. Foley Freedom Run in Washington, an event to raise both awareness and funding for journalists' safety, including education and advocacy efforts.

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TVA president to discuss future of energy at Wednesday Headliners event

September 15, 2019 | By Tamara Hinton |

The Tennessee Valley Authority’s new president and chief executive Jeff Lyash will discuss the future of energy and his vision for the nation’s largest public utility at a National Press Club Headliners event at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18.

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Panel to discuss threats to journalism in Nicaragua on Sept. 25

September 12, 2019 | By Carmen Russell-Sluchansky |

A panel of Nicaraguan journalists will discuss threats to press freedom in their country on Wednesday, Sept. 25.

The event, which begins at 6:30 p.m., is sponsored by the National Press Club International Correspondents and Press Freedom teams. The journalists are being supported by the International Institute on Race, Equality and Human Rights. Register online.

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Brazilian minister to speak at Club today following meeting with U.S. secretary of state

September 12, 2019 | By Lindsay Underwood |

Brazil’s minister of foreign affairs, Ambassador Ernesto Araújo, will speak at a National Press Club Newsmaker event in the Fourth Estate at 4 p.m. today, Sept. 13.

Araújo will speak on Brazilian-American cooperative efforts and current international and domestic developments relating to South America's largest nation and strongest economy. Araújo's appearance at the Club will follow a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo earlier that day where the Brazil-U.S. Strategic Partnership Dialogue will be launched.

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