National Press Club

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

September 19, 2013 | By Megan Cotten | megan@thehatchergroup.com

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 | acannon@press.org

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 | nhoffman@press.org

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 | nhoffman@press.org

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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