National Press Club

Press Club plans screening of 'The Revolutionary' on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 6:30 p.m.

September 19, 2013 | By Megan Cotten |

The National Press Club plans to screen "The Revolutionary" in the Conference Rooms on Wednesday, Sept. 25 starting at 6:30 p.m.

Admission to the screening is $5 for Press Club members and $10 for general admission. This is a ticketed event. Click here to jump to the ticket form.

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Get It Online Series showcases social media, C-Suite at Oct. 4 breakfast

September 18, 2013 | By Allyson Cannon |

Senior executives are using social media to define their personal brand and achieve results. To find out how, join fellow Communicator members and Vocus' social-media manager Stacey Miller for a special "Get It Online" series breakfast from 8:30 - 10 a.m. on Oct. 4 in the National Press Club's Truman Lounge.

The event is hosted by the NPC's Communications and Marketing and Events Committees. There is no charge for Press Club members and, as always, breakfast is complimentary in the NPC's Reliable Source. Members may register their guests for $10.

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National Press Club plans to exhibit, discuss works of late photojournalist John Launois

September 18, 2013 | By Nicole Hoffman |

The National Press Club is planning a special event Oct. 7 featuring an exhibit of the works of the late John Launois, famed photojournalist, and a discussion of the book L'Americain: A Photojournalist's Life by his son and coauthor Chris Pan Launois.

The reception will begin at 6 p.m. in the Holeman Lounge and feature a cash bar and hors d'oeuvres. The discussion will begin at 6:45 p.m. and conclude with a book signing.

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National Press Club plans Book Rap featuring scientist Richard Dawkins, Sally Quinn

September 18, 2013 | By Nicole Hoffman |

Pioneering scientist Richard Dawkins plans to discuss his new memoir An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist in conversation with Sally Quinn, editor-in-chief of the Washington Post’s “On Faith” blog, on Sept. 30 at 6:30 p.m. in the National Press Club Ballroom.

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Spelling Bee pits journalists vs. lawmakers, Sept. 18 at 8 p.m. at National Press Club

September 17, 2013 | By Gil Klein |

Lawmakers and journalists plan to reprise a 100-year-old event by participating in the National Press Club's Spelling Bee on Wednesday. Sept. 18 at 8 p.m.

Tickets and additional information for this fundraiser for the Club's Journalism Institute are available here.

Nine members of Congress will face off against nine journalists for the title "Best Speller in the United States."

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Lawmakers plan to outline arguments against DOJ voucher lawsuit at NPC Newsmaker

September 17, 2013 | By Patti Giglio |

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R), former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) and Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., plan to discuss the U.S. Department of Justice’s lawsuit to block Louisiana's statewide school-voucher program at a National Press Club Newsmaker press conference on Wednesday, Sept. 18th at 11:30 a.m.

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EPA Administrator McCarthy plans climate discussion at NPC breakfast, Sept. 20, 9 a.m.

September 16, 2013 | By Alison Fitzgerald |

Gina McCarthy, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, plans to discuss priorities in dealing with climate change at a National Press Club breakfast at 9 a.m. on Sept. 20.

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36th Annual National Press Club Book Fair seeks authors, applications due Sept. 27

September 13, 2013 | By Nicole Hoffman |

Applications are currently being accepted for authors to participate in the 36th Annual Book Fair and Authors’ Night in November.

The application deadline is Sept. 27. Materials received after this date will not be reviewed. To submit an application and for information click here.

The book fair, in partnership with Politics and Prose, will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 19 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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New Orleans, Philadelphia mayors prepare to speak at Press Club Luncheon Sept. 26

September 10, 2013 | By Melinda Cooke |

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter plan to address the National Press Club at a luncheon on Sept. 26. The big city leaders are scheduled to discuss their campaign to cut the nation’s murder rates, reduce gun violence and to address other issues affecting the urban community.

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NPC Newsmaker plans focus on new campaign finance case before Supreme Court

September 10, 2013 | By Jonathan D. Salant |

With the U.S. Supreme Court about to hear argument 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 plan to discuss the case of McCutcheon v. FEC and its impact on campaign-finance regulations at a National Press Club Newsmaker on Tuesday, Oct. 1, at 10 a.m. in the NPC's First Amendment Lounge.

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