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"Streetcar" at Dinner & Movie, 7 pm Dec. 3

November 23, 2009 | By Frederica Dunn, frederica.hogeverizon.net

Didn't get to see Cate Blanchett play Blanche DuBois at the Kennedy Center? Settle on the next best thing -- the 1951 classic "A Streetcar Named Desire" will be shown at Dinner & Movie, 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, in the McClendon Room.

Set in the French Quarter of New Orleans during the restless years following World War Two, "Streetcar" is the story of Blanche DuBois, a fragile and neurotic woman on a desperate prowl for someplace in the world to call her own.

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This Week in National Press Club History

November 23, 2009 | By Elizabeth Smith Brownstein | eksmithb@verizon.net

Nov. 22, 1932: President-elect Franklin Delano Roosevelt is the first VIP formally invited to address the National Press Club at dinner. The event is so well received that the Club decides to hold formal luncheons in the auditorium, which leads to the formation of the Speaker's program and the Club becoming a national forum.

Nov. 22, 1957: The first NPC President's Ball features entertainment by comedian Sam Levinson, Eddy Arnold, Les Paul and Mary Ford.

Nov. 23, 1909: Commander Robert E. Peary, USN, claims at the Club he is the first to reach the North Pole.

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This Week in National Press Club History

November 23, 2009 | By Elizabeth Smith Brownstein | eksmithb@verizon.net

Nov. 22, 1932: President-elect Franklin Delano Roosevelt is the first VIP formally invited to address the National Press Club at dinner. The event is so well received that the Club decides to hold formal luncheons in the auditorium, which leads to the formation of the Speaker's program and the Club becoming a national forum.

Nov. 22, 1957: The first NPC President's Ball features entertainment by comedian Sam Levinson, Eddy Arnold, Les Paul and Mary Ford.

Nov. 23, 1909: Commander Robert E. Peary, USN, claims at the Club he is the first to reach the North Pole.

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"Streetcar" at Dinner & Movie, 7 pm Dec. 3

November 23, 2009 | By Frederica Dunn, frederica.hogeverizon.net

Didn't get to see Cate Blanchett play Blanche DuBois at the Kennedy Center? Settle on the next best thing -- the 1951 classic "A Streetcar Named Desire" will be shown at Dinner & Movie, 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, in the McClendon Room.

Set in the French Quarter of New Orleans during the restless years following World War Two, "Streetcar" is the story of Blanche DuBois, a fragile and neurotic woman on a desperate prowl for someplace in the world to call her own.

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Children's Holiday Party Dec. 12; $8 Per Person

November 19, 2009 | By Joann Booze, 202-662-7532 or | jbooze@press.org

The annual Children's Holiday Party will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 12. Tickets are $8 per person.

The party includes a buffet luncheon, a DJ, a performance from clogging dancers, gingerbread cookie decorating, magic tricks, face painting and a visit from Santa Claus.

Reserve your spot now by calling 202-662-7501.

This year, as part of admission to the Holiday Party, we're asking each family to bring an unwrapped toy in support of our toy drive.

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"Pay Czar" Luncheon Postponed

November 19, 2009

he Nov. 23 Luncheon speech of "pay czar" Ken Feinberg has been postponed.

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"Pay Czar" Luncheon Postponed

November 19, 2009

The Nov. 23 Luncheon speech of "pay czar" Ken Feinberg has been postponed.

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Children's Holiday Party Dec. 12; $8 Per Person

November 19, 2009 | By Joann Booze, 202-662-7532 or | jbooze@press.org

The annual Children's Holiday Party will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 12. Tickets are $8 per person.

The party includes a buffet luncheon, a DJ, a performance from clogging dancers, gingerbread cookie decorating, magic tricks, face painting and a visit from Santa Claus.

Reserve your spot now by calling 202-662-7501.

This year, as part of admission to the Holiday Party, we're asking each family to bring an unwrapped toy in support of our toy drive.

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PBS.org Managing Editor, 6:30 pm Nov. 18; Members Only

November 18, 2009

Christine Montgomery, managing editor at PBS.org, will offer insider's tips for media professionals looking to get a foothold in online media at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, in the Lisagor Room.

The session is the final event of the Breaking in to Digital Media fall speaker series, which aims to give journalists and media professionals an opportunity to glean insiders' tips from prominent online media experts.

This event is for NPC members only and is limited to 40 members.

RSVP to the Events Committee's Christine Dell'Amore: rueparadis@gmail.com

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Roast Beef Buffet Nov. 17; $17.50

November 16, 2009

INSIDE THE CLUB
Posted by Sylvia Smith - 11/16/2009 | Email the editor
Roast Beef Buffet Nov. 17; $17.50

The roast beef buffet is from 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, before and after the book fair and authors' night. The price is $17.50.

Free parking is available after 5 p.m. at the PMI Garage, 1325 G St. Present a receipt showing a restaurant purchase of $20 or more to the front desk between 5 and 9 p.m. or later at the bar.

To reserve or for additional information about the meu, contact Emily Hand, ehand@press.org .

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