National Press Club

  • The Kalb Report - Putin’s Trump Card
    The Kalb Report - Putin’s Trump Card

    April 16, 2018

    Russia's meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election may be just the tip of the iceberg for a former world power that is dealing with a crumbling economy and diminished reputation on the world stage.

    With Vladimir Putin’s reelection to another six-year term as president, what is the Russian leader's end…

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  • NPC Luncheon with Sen. Sherrod Brown
    NPC Luncheon with Sen. Sherrod Brown

    April 12, 2018

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), who has been sounding the alarm on a pending pension crisis and was named as the co-chair of the newly-formed Joint Select Committee on the Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans spoke at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon on April 12, 2018.

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  • Sunshine Week 2018: How Public Information Officers Limit Media Access
    Sunshine Week 2018: How Public Information Officers Limit Media Access

    March 27, 2018

    In honor of Sunshine Week, the National Press Club's Press Freedom Committee hosted an evening panel discussion on March 14, 2018 to examine how the Trump administration uses public information officers to limit and shape reporters' access to government information.

    More than a year into the Donald Trump administration, PIOs…

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  • NPC Luncheon with Katie Ledecky
    NPC Luncheon with Katie Ledecky

    March 26, 2018

    As the 2018 Winter Olympics concluded, all eyes turned to the 2020 Summer games in Tokyo. Katie Ledecky, one of the best female swimmers in the history of the sport, shared what life is like as a student at Stanford University and discuss her plans for future competition at a…

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  • NPC Luncheon with Senator Jeff Flake
    NPC Luncheon with Senator Jeff Flake

    March 15, 2018

    Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., told a National Press Club audience March 15, 2018 that his resistance to President Trump's behavior helped persuade him not to seek a second term.

    Flake, speaking to a luncheon audience in the Holeman Lounge, read a prepared speech that was highly critical of Trump. But first…

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  • Sunshine Week 2018: Dispelling the gathering clouds
    Sunshine Week 2018: Dispelling the gathering clouds

    March 12, 2018

    Sunshine Week celebrates the public’s right to know, but this year it is being marked as forces of darkness continue to gather across the globe.

    From Latin America to Russia, from the Middle East to the Midwest of the United States, government officials are actively challenging the rights of the media…

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  • William McCarren speaks about Emilio Gutierrez on Democracy Now!
    William McCarren speaks about Emilio Gutierrez on Democracy Now!

    December 29, 2017

    Amy Goodman interviews National Press Club Executive Director William McCarren about the case of Emilio Gutierrez, a Mexican journalist currently under threat of deportation despite threats to his life as a result of his reporting.

    Thanks to Democracy Now! (https://www.democracynow.org/) for use of this video.

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  • Emilio Gutierrez News Conference - 12/22/17
    Emilio Gutierrez News Conference - 12/22/17

    December 22, 2017

    Mexican journalist Emilio Gutierrez fled to the United States in 2008 after his reporting on abuses by Mexico's military made him and his son the target of death threats. Gutierrez, denied asylum by U.S. courts, voluntarily turned himself in to immigration authorities on Dec. 7. His fate is now in…

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  • NPC Breakfast: Walter Isaacson & "Leonardo da Vinci"
    NPC Breakfast: Walter Isaacson & "Leonardo da Vinci"

    December 18, 2017

    Walter Isaacson, former editor of Time and former CNN chairman, appeared at a National Press Club Headliners Breakfast on Dec. 18, 2017 to discuss his new book, Leonardo da Vinci.

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