National Press Club

Headliners Book Rap revisits 1968

November 21, 2017 | By Mark Schoeff Jr. | mschoeff@investmentnews.com

Lawrence O’Donnell, an MSNBC anchor and Emmy-winning TV writer, will discuss his new book, Playing with Fire: The 1968 Election and the Transformation of American Politics, at a National Press Club Headliners Book Rap on Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 6:30 p.m. in the Club’s conference rooms.

Tickets are $5 for Club members and $10 for the general public. Purchase tickets and copies of the book online.

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Mix Jewish cooking and wine at dinner Dec. 5

November 21, 2017 | By Susan Delbert | sdelbert@press.org

Award-winning author Joan Nathan will sign copies of her latest cookbook, King Solomon’s Table, A Culinary Exploration of Jewish Cooking from Around the World, at a five-course wine dinner in the Fourth Estate on Tuesday, Dec. 5. Covenant Wines, owned by cookbook author Jeff Morgan will ,supplying wines from California to complement recipes from Nathan’s book.

Appetizers will be served at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m.

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Club closed for Thanksgiving

November 21, 2017

The National Press Club will be closed Thursday, Friday and Saturday for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Club operations will resume Monday, Nov. 27. Enjoy the holiday.

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Space still available for public relations training

November 21, 2017 | By Crystal White | cwhite@press.org

There’s still space available to sign up for the National Press Club Journalism Institute’s on-camera media training workshop for public relations professionals.

The training, led by veteran multimedia journalist and Emmy Award-winning Club member Andrea McCarren, will be held on Friday, Dec. 1, from 9 – 11 a.m. in the Bloomberg Room.

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MSNBC anchor analyzes 1968 election at Headliners Book Rap

November 20, 2017 | By Mark Schoeff | mschoeff@investmentnews.com

MSNBC anchor and Emmy-winning TV writer Lawrence O’Donnell will speak at a National Press Club Headliners Book Rap on Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 6:30 p.m. to discuss his new book, Playing with Fire: The 1968 Election and the Transformation of American Politics.

Tickets are $5 for Club members and $10 for the general public. Purchase tickets and copies of the book online.

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Marines are looking for a few good social media experts

November 16, 2017 | By Ken Dalecki | kdalecki@hotmail.com

Younger members of the Marine Corps are being pressed into service to use social media to tell the world about their mission.

That's according to Brig. Gen. William Seely III, director of Marine Corps communications, spoke at Tuesday's meeting of National Press Club American Legion Post 20.

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Enjoy Jewish cooking and kosher wine at Dec. 5 wine dinner

November 16, 2017 | By Susan Delbert | sdelbert@press.org

Award-winning author Joan Nathan will sign copies of her latest cookbook, "King Solomon’s Table: A Culinary Exploration of Jewish Cooking from Around the World,” at a five-course wine dinner in the Fourth Estate on Tuesday, Dec. 5.

Covenant Wines, owned by cookbook author Jeff Morgan, will offer a selection of California wines to complement recipes from Nathan’s book.

The event begins at 6:30 p.m. with passed appetizers and two varieties of wines, with dinner to follow at 7 p.m.

The menu is a follows:

Passed hors d’oeuvres
Burekas, Spinach-feta filled pastry

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Space available for Dec. 1 program for public relations professionals

November 16, 2017 | By Crystal White | cwhite@press.org

There’s still space available to sign up for the NPC Journalism Institute’s on-camera media training workshop for public relations professionals. The training, led by veteran multimedia journalist and Emmy Award-winning Club member Andrea McCarren, will be held on Friday, Dec. 1, from 9–11 a.m. in the Bloomberg Room.

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Last call for lobster

November 15, 2017 | By Susan Delbert | sdelbert@press.org

The final lobster night of 2017 takes place Friday in the Fourth Estate.

A steamed 1 1/2-pound Maine Lobster with a glass of wine or beer, cole slaw or salad, French fries or oven-crisped new potatoes and dessert is $50, with a 15 percent discount for members.

Make reservations online.

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A career in writing: From journalism to fiction

November 15, 2017 | By Adam Konowe | adam.konowe@tmp.com

Tom Young is a former Associated Press broadcast editor and reporter who has leveraged an accomplished military and commercial aviation career to write fiction and non-fiction.

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