National Press Club

  • Arne Duncan
    Arne Duncan

    July 27, 2010

    U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan took stock of current education reform efforts and look at what’s ahead at a National Press Club luncheon on Tuesday, July 27th.

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  • Don Blankenship
    Don Blankenship

    July 22, 2010

    Don L. Blankenship, chairman and chief executive officer of Massey Energy Company, addressed a National Press Club luncheon on Thursday, July 22, 2010. Blankenship spoke on the need to increase surface mining of coal in order to meet the nation’s energy requirements.

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  • "La Americana" Screening and Panel
    "La Americana" Screening and Panel

    July 21, 2010

    The NPC hosted a screening of “La Americana,” a film examining the case of a 9-year-old who, after suffering a life-threatening accident, must remain in Bolivia while her mother makes a dangerous and illegal journey to the United States, hoping to earn enough money to save her daughter’s life. A panel discussion with the producer/director and Suzanne Gamboa, AP reporter on immigration, followed. The discussion focused on freedom of the press and speech and a range of immigration issues, including remittances and the role of immigrants in the national economy.

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  • Tony Horton
    Tony Horton

    July 16, 2010

    Obesity in the military has become a national security issue, fitness trainer Tony Horton said at a Club luncheon July 16, describing his work with military leaders to reduce the rate, which has tripled in the past few years.

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  • Book Rap: Jim Michaels
    Book Rap: Jim Michaels

    July 12, 2010

    Jim Michaels, a reporter with USA Today, speaks at a July 12, 2010 National Press Club Book Rap. Mr. Michaels discussed his experiences covering the Iraq War in Ramadi with the Marines 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division.

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  • Venus Williams
    Venus Williams

    July 7, 2010

    Venus Williams discussed this year's Wimbledon tournament, her play with the Washington Kastles and her new book at a July 7 National Press Club luncheon event.

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  • International Shorts at Documentary Series
    International Shorts at Documentary Series

    July 7, 2010

    A series of short films produced by international filmmakers in Washington and New York City were shown at the National Press Club on Wednesday, July 7. A panel discussion on freedom of the press and expression with some of the producers and the Washington director of Reporters Without Borders followed.

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  • NPC Speaker Event: Oliver Stone
  • NPC Luncheon: Dr. Edward Miller
  • NPC Luncheon: Paul Steiger
    NPC Luncheon: Paul Steiger

    June 15, 2010

    Paul Steiger, the editor-in-chief of ProPublica and chairman of the Committee to Protect Journalists, told a July 15 luncheon audience that a new model of collaboration can help sustain investigative journalism.

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