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RSVP for Books & Brunch Nov. 21

November 16, 2009 | By Rachel Belkind | lotus152@gmail.com

"The Ayatollah Begs To Differ: The Paradox of Modern Iran" by Hooman Majd, an Iranian-American writer who is the grandson of an eminent ayatollah and the son of an Iranian diplomat, will be discussed at Books & Brunch at noon Saturday, Nov. 21, in the Fourth Estate Restaurant.

RSVP by Nov. 19 to Rachel Belkind at lotus152@gmail.com or Sean Reilly at reillys@cox.net

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Travel Committee Reception, 7 pm Nov. 19

November 16, 2009

The Travel Committee will host a reception for Club members, their families, and friends at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19. Come enjoy the refreshments and learn about the trips being planned for the upcoming year, including Madrid in January, Cartagena in February, Egypt and Jordan in March, and Turkey in May. Other destinations under consideration for 2010 are Bermuda, Paris, Budapest, Kracow, Prague, and Southeast Asia. We welcome suggestions on other places our members would be interested in visiting.

RSVP to Pat Schoeni, 703-548-2539 or pqschoeni@aol.com.

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Business Talk at Photo Committee, 11:30 am Nov. 18

November 16, 2009 | By Darlene Shields, Photography Committee chairwoman | darleneshields@earthlink.net

Patrick Greenlee and Zack Brown, representatives of Shutterstock, a photo agency, will speak to the Photography Committee at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, in the McClendon Room.

Greenlee and Brown will talk about buying and selling images. Shutterstock, headquartered in NYC, is the largest subscription-based stock photo agency in the world. It was launched in 2003, and its library now has more than 8 million images, including video footage. Shutterstock's services are used daily by graphic designers, publishers, photo editors, web designers, TV & film producers, and others.

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RSVP for Books & Brunch Nov. 21

November 16, 2009 | By Rachel Belkind | lotus152@gmail.com

"The Ayatollah Begs To Differ: The Paradox of Modern Iran" by Hooman Majd, an Iranian-American writer who is the grandson of an eminent ayatollah and the son of an Iranian diplomat, will be discussed at Books & Brunch at noon Saturday, Nov. 21, in the Fourth Estate Restaurant.

RSVP by Nov. 19 to Rachel Belkind at lotus152@gmail.com or Sean Reilly at reillys@cox.net

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This Week in National Press Club History

November 16, 2009 | By Elizabeth Smith Brownstein | eksmithb@verizon.net

Nov. 19, 1910: Former President Theodore Roosevelt stops by the National Press Club in the evening for what were then informal chats rather than formal head table talks, and talks about his recent game hunting safari in Africa.

This Week in National Press Club History is brought to you by the History Committee, which is dedicated to preserving, and revitalizing the Club’s history through displays, panel discussions and lectures, as well as interviewing members as part of the Club’s long-standing oral history project.

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Roast Beef Buffet Nov. 17; $17.50

November 16, 2009

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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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Roast Beef Buffet Nov. 17; $17.50

November 16, 2009

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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This Week in National Press Club History

November 16, 2009 | By Elizabeth Smith Brownstein | eksmithb@verizon.net

Nov. 19, 1910: Former President Theodore Roosevelt stops by the National Press Club in the evening for what were then informal chats rather than formal head table talks, and talks about his recent game hunting safari in Africa.

This Week in National Press Club History is brought to you by the History Committee, which is dedicated to preserving, and revitalizing the Club’s history through displays, panel discussions and lectures, as well as interviewing members as part of the Club’s long-standing oral history project.

Read more

RSVP for Books & Brunch Nov. 21

November 16, 2009 | By Rachel Belkind | lotus152@gmail.com

"The Ayatollah Begs To Differ: The Paradox of Modern Iran" by Hooman Majd, an Iranian-American writer who is the grandson of an eminent ayatollah and the son of an Iranian diplomat, will be discussed at Books & Brunch at noon Saturday, Nov. 21, in the Fourth Estate Restaurant.

RSVP by Nov. 19 to Rachel Belkind at lotus152@gmail.com or Sean Reilly at reillys@cox.net

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Business Talk at Photo Committee, 11:30 am Nov. 18

November 16, 2009 | By Darlene Shields, Photography Committee chairwoman | darleneshields@earthlink.net

Patrick Greenlee and Zack Brown, representatives of Shutterstock, a photo agency, will speak to the Photography Committee at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, in the McClendon Room.

Greenlee and Brown will talk about buying and selling images. Shutterstock, headquartered in NYC, is the largest subscription-based stock photo agency in the world. It was launched in 2003, and its library now has more than 8 million images, including video footage. Shutterstock's services are used daily by graphic designers, publishers, photo editors, web designers, TV & film producers, and others.

Read more