National Press Club

Charles Krug wine added to Certified Angus Beef dinner, May 24

May 12, 2017 | By Susan Delbert | sdelbert@press.org

The Fourth Estate restaurant at the National Press Club, on the 13th floor, will host a special night on May 24 featuring unusual cuts of Certified Angus Beef, such as flat iron steak, teres major and the king of all cuts, Prime Rib, paired with a selection of wines from the Charles Krug vineyards in California.

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Tonight: Book Rap for Obama biography, 6:30 p.m.

May 10, 2017 | By Aprill O. Turner | aprilloturner@gmail.com

The National Press Club plans to host Pulitzer-Prize winning historian David J. Garrow to discuss his new biography of former President Barack Obama at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 11, at in the Club’s Murrow Room.

Tickets are $5 for Club members and $10 for the public. Tickets and copies of the book can be purchased online.

Books will also be available for purchase at the event. No outside books or memorabilia are permitted.

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Allen, Parnes Book Rap to discuss "Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign" tonight at 6:30

May 10, 2017 | By Joseph Luchok | joseph.luchok@verizon.net

During Hillary Clinton’s 2016 race for the White House, two journalists, Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes, were given special access inside her campaign operation, conducting more than 100 interviews, for their new book Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign.

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Club podcast chronicles life of a war correspondent

May 9, 2017 | By Adam Konowe | Adam.Konowe@tmp.com

There is seldom a day that Iraq, Syria or Afghanistan are not in the headlines. But how do journalists in these conflict areas cover those stories on the ground? What are the risks they undertake?

Nagieb Khaja, a Danish journalist and filmmaker, has traveled to countless war-torn areas and endured kidnappings, arrests and other hardships, to share his stories with the world. In this interview with National Press Club Broadcast/Podcast Team member Leone Lakhani, Nagieb talks about his harrowing experiences, what drives him and why he perseveres, against all odds, to tell his stories.

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Member of British parliament to discuss Syria at May 9 Newsmaker

May 8, 2017 | By Mark Krikorian | msk@cis.org

Lady Caroline Cox, the Baroness Cox of Queensbury and a senior member of the United Kingdom’s House of Lords, plans to discuss her efforts to bring humanitarian relief to Syria at a National Press Club Newsmaker press conference on Tuesday, May 9, at 10 a.m. in the Club's Bloomberg Room.

This news conference is open to credentialed media and Club members, free of charge.

Baroness Cox was recently in Aleppo, Syria, meeting with aid organizations and political groups while the city was being bombed. During her time in Syria, she met with civilians who had been attacked.

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National Press Club podcast explores threats to press freedom at home and abroad

May 2, 2017 | By Adam Konowe | Adam.Konowe@tmpgovernment.com

The latest edition of Update-1 , the National Press Club podcast, highlights World Press Freedom Day on May 3, an observance created by the United Nations to remind member governments that freedom of expression is promised in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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Tonight: NPC Book Rap to feature `House of Cards’ screenwriter

April 30, 2017 | By Aprill Turner | aprilloturner@gmail.com

An executive producer and screenwriter for the Netflix series ‘House of Cards’, John Mankiewicz, plans to join Laura Caldwell and Jerry Miller at a National Press Club Book Rap on Monday, May 1, at 6:30 p.m. in the Club’s conference rooms to discuss Anatomy of Innocence: Testimonies of the Wrongfully Convicted.

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Journalism Institute schedules World Press Freedom Day expert panel, May 3 at 9 a.m.

April 30, 2017 | By Crystal White | cwhite@press.org

The National Press Club and the Journalism Institute plan to recognize World Press Freedom Day by convening an expert panel of journalists, including a 2017 Pulitzer Prize winner, on Wednesday, May 3, from 9 a.m. to noon to discuss the state of press freedom in the United States and internationally.

Registration is required; tickets are $5 for Club members and $10 for the general public. Visit the event page for updated list of panelists and to RSVP.

Panel topics include:

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Sign up today -- Cybersecurity class for journalists this Saturday, April 29

April 26, 2017 | By Crystal White | cwhite@press.org

Sign up today for hands-on training and to learn best practices for protecting your research and your sources using the latest in cybersecurity tools. The half-day boot camp will be held at the National Press Club this Saturday, April 29, in the Club’s Zenger Room from 9 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Registration is required and tickets can be purchased here. Tickets are $30 for members and $45 for nonmembers; lunch is included.

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Joint Chiefs luncheon rescheduled for June 19 at 11:30 a.m.

April 26, 2017 | By Lindsay Underwood, Membership Engagement Manager | lunderwood@press.org

The previously postponed National Press Club luncheon with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has been rescheduled for Monday, June 19.

Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford will discuss several important issues facing the U.S. military, including the latest strategy to defeat the Islamic State and other terrorist groups

To purchase tickets click HERE

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