National Press Club

Raffle items added to NPC Spelling Bee, Sept. 27; tickets available now

September 24, 2018 | By Laura Coker | lcoker@press.org

Coming up this week is the National Press Club Spelling Bee on Thursday, Sept.27, starting 7 p.m. Exciting raffle items have just been announced.

To learn more about the event and purchase tickets, please click here. There will also be drinks and food available.

The raffle items include gifts and prizes from:
City Winery
Del Frisco's
Bastille Brasserie and Wine Bar
Le Kon Mexican
Pennsylvania 6
The Dish and Dram
The Daily Dish
Duke's Grocery

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Dan Abrams to discuss new historic legal thriller, Sept. 24

September 20, 2018 | By Tamara Hinton | tamara.hinton@storypartnersdc.com

Dan Abrams, author and ABC News chief legal affairs anchor, will discuss his new book, “Lincoln’s Last Trial,” at the National Press Club on Monday, Sept. 24.

The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. in the conference rooms. Tickets are $5 for Club members and $10 for the general public. To buy tickets, click here. When purchasing tickets for this event online, buyers will also have the option of purchasing copies of the book at check-out.

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Air Force Secretary to address the future of American air power at 9/26 luncheon

September 20, 2018 | By Lori Russo | lrusso@stantoncomm.com

Heather Wilson, the 24th Secretary of the U.S. Air Force, will deliver an address on “The Future of American Air Power in the 21st Century” at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon on Wednesday, Sept. 26.

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Al Jazeera Director General to speak at NPC Luncheon, Oct. 2

September 20, 2018 | By Lori Russo | lrusso@stantoncomm.com

Dr. Mostefa Souag, director general of Al Jazeera, will appear at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon on Tuesday, Oct. 2, to discuss what the future looks like for the Al Jazeera Media Network.

Lunch will be served in the Holeman Lounge at 12:30 p.m., with remarks beginning at 1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session ending at 2 p.m.

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Whitman & Bharara to release recommendations for cleaning up Washington, Oct. 2

September 20, 2018 | By Tamara Hinton | tamara.hinton@storypartnersdc.com

Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara and former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman will, at a National Press Club Newsmaker event on Tuesday, Oct. 2, announce recommendations to strengthen government ethics and safeguard against improper interference in the work of law enforcement.

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House Speaker Paul Ryan to speak at Newsmaker event, Sept. 27

September 20, 2018 | By Lori Russo | lrusso@stantoncomm.com

On Thursday, Sept. 27, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) will deliver remarks and take questions at a National Press Club Newsmaker event.

The event, to be held at the Club, will begin at 10:45 a.m.

NOTE: This event is open press and Club members. All media who wish to attend must RSVP online in advance. Media who RSVP will receive additional logistical information closer to the event. Register online.

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President of immigration judges association to address pressures on the courts, Sept. 21

September 19, 2018 | By Jamie Horwitz | jhdcpr@starpower.net

Ashley Tabaddor, a federal immigration judge in Los Angeles, who serves as the President of the National Association of Immigration Judges (NAIJ), will discuss pressures on judges and the federal immigration court system at a National Press Club Headliners news conference at 1 p.m., Friday, Sept. 21, in the Bloomberg Room.

This Headliners news conference is open to credentialed media and members of the Club free of charge, however registration is required.

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Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.) added to NPC Spelling Bee on 9/27, TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

September 19, 2018 | By Laura Coker | lcoker@press.org

Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.) has been added to NPC Spelling Bee to be held on Thursday, Sept. 27. He will participate along with previously confirmed contestants Reps. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.), Ted Deutch (D-Fla.), Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.), and Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) on the politicians’ team.

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Immigrants and their impact on the U.S. economy the focus of Update-1

September 18, 2018 | By Adam Konowe | adam.konowe@tmp.com

In the latest episode of Update-1, National Press Club Broadcast/Podcast Committee member Irv Chapman discusses the issue of immigration with Andrew Selee, president of the Migration Policy Institute.

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Kalb Report: “Truth Be Told: Journalism in the Age of Trump” Oct. 1

September 18, 2018 | By Gil Klein | gilbert.klein@me.com

Legendary journalist Ted Koppel, and media correspondents Brian Stelter of CNN, David Folkenflik of NPR/WBUR and Emily Rooney of WGBH Television in Boston join moderator Marvin Kalb for a conversation on the roles and responsibilities of the press in covering a White House that consistently attempts to undermine its legitimacy.

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