National Press Club

Chinese Cultural Revolution Documentary to Be Shown Tonight

September 24, 2013 | By Megan Cotten | megan@thehatchergroup.com

"The Revolutionary," a documentary about the Chinese Cultural Revolution, is to be shown tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the Club.
Chairman Mao Zedong's call to "make revolution" was answered by tens of millions of Chinese and one American. The Revolutionary is a feature-length documentary film about the Maoist Era and Sidney Rittenberg, an American who played an unprecedented role for a foreigner in Chinese politics.

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NPC Newsmaker to Focus on New Campaign Finance Case Before Supreme Court

September 24, 2013 | By Jonathan D. Salant | jsalant@bloomberg.net

With the U.S. Supreme Court about to hear arguments on another case that could allow donors to give millions of dollars more than they now can contribute to federal campaigns, two experts on campaign finance law will discuss the case of McCutcheon v. FEC and its impact on campaign finance regulations at a Club Newsmaker at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, in the First Amendment Lounge.

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Upcoming National Press Club Luncheons

September 24, 2013 | By Melinda Cooke | mcooke@press.org

Sept. 26: New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter will address the issue of gun violence and murder in the inner cities

Sept. 30: Education Secretary Arne Duncan will discuss this year's education priorities. This will be a press conference from 1-2 p.m. No lunch will be served,

Oct. 18: George Takei, actor and gay rights activist will speak on LBGT issues. This event will be held in the Holeman Lounge. Members can only bring two guests.

Nov. 5: Goldie Hawn, actress and founder, The Hawn Foundation. Members and their guests only

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Communicators Breakfast Today to Discuss Internet Advertising

September 24, 2013 | By Tom McMahon | tom.mcmahon@motorolasolutions.com

A panel of communications experts plans to examine the growth of native advertising and its effect on paid content today at a Communicators Breakfast at the Club.

The event begins with breakfast at 8 a.m. in the Fourth Estate Restaurant. The program will begin at 8:30 a.m. The event is Communications and Marketing Committee.

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This Week In National Press Club History

September 23, 2013 | By Elizabeth Smith Brownstein | eksmithb@verizon.net

Sept. 22, 2011: John Grisham, lawyer, politician, and author of legal thrillers that have sold over 250 million copies worldwide, including A Time To Kill, The Pelican Brief and The Firm, is presented the 2011 Harper Lee Award for Legal Fiction. The award is co-sponsored by the University of Alabama School of Law and the ABA Journal, and celebrates the role of lawyers in society and the ideals represented by Atticus Finch, the hero of Lee’s beloved novel To Kill A Mockingbird.

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Pulitzer Winners Feted With Reception and Discussion Tonight

September 23, 2013 | By Amy Fickling | afickling@mctinfo.com

The NPC's Professional Development Committee recognizes this year's Pulitzer Prize in journalism winners with a reception and panel discussion on Monday, Sept. 23 at 5:30 p.m. in the NPC's Zenger Room.

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Documentary on China's Cultural Revolution to be Screened at Club Sept. 25

September 23, 2013 | By Megan Cotten | megan@thehatchergroup.com

"The Revolutionary," a documentary about the Chinese Cultural Revolution, will be shown at the Club beginning at 6:30 pm Sept. 25.

Chairman Mao Zedong's call to "make revolution" was answered by tens of millions of Chinese and one American. The Revolutionary is a feature-length documentary film about the Maoist Era and Sidney Rittenberg, an American who played an unprecedented role for a foreigner in Chinese politics.

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Communicators Breakfast plans examination of native advertising’s effect on paid content

September 20, 2013 | By Tom McMahon | tom.mcmahon@motorolasolutions.com

At the next National Press Club Communicators Breakfast on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 8 a.m., a panel of communications experts plans to examine the growth of native advertising and its effect on paid content.

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Professional Development Committee recognizes Pulitzer Prize winners, Sept. 23

September 20, 2013 | By Amy Fickling | afickling@mctinfo.com

The NPC's Professional Development Committee recognizes this year's Pulitzer Prize in journalism winners with a reception and panel discussion on Monday, Sept. 23 at 5:30 p.m. in the NPC's Zenger Room.

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Tickets still available for Press Club Fourth Estate Award dinner honoring Andrea Mitchell

September 19, 2013 | By Lori A. Russo | lrusso@stantoncomm.com

Tickets are still available for the annual Fourth Estate Award gala to be held at the National Press Club on Oct. 4.

This year, the Press Club will honor NBC’s Andrea Mitchell with the Club’s most prestigious award for her long career covering presidents, Congress and major events including Three Mile Island and the energy crisis.

Tickets are available here.

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