National Press Club

  • Campaign 2020: How to follow the money and report essential, untold election stories
    Campaign 2020: How to follow the money and report essential, untold election stories

    March 18, 2019

    On March 18, 2019 the National Press Club Journalism Institute hosted a workshop at the National Press Club on campaign finance for political reporters and other journalists who don’t usually cover finance but will be writing about it during the 2020 election. Speakers were:

    • Ellen Weintraub, Chairwoman and Commissioner, Federal…

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  • NPC Newsmaker: Sen. Tammy Duckworth
    NPC Newsmaker: Sen. Tammy Duckworth

    March 13, 2019

    As the nation approaches the 16th anniversary of the war in Iraq, combat Veteran and U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) spoke at a National Press Club Headliners Newsmaker on March 13, 2019 about what she believes our nation owes its service members and Veterans, and how she feels Congress is…

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  • NPC Forum: Using Sanctions to Protect Journalists
    NPC Forum: Using Sanctions to Protect Journalists

    February 11, 2019

    Lawmakers, former senior State Department officials and journalists gathered at the National Press Club on Feb. 11, 2019 for a discussion about the growing use of human rights sanctions to protect journalists around the world.

    Panelists at the event, sponsored by the National Press Club Journalism Institute and Club's Freedom of…

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  • NPC Book Rap: Jason Rezaian - "Prisoner"
    NPC Book Rap: Jason Rezaian - "Prisoner"

    February 11, 2019

    The Washington Post's Jason Rezaian, recipient of the National Press Club’s 2015 John Aubuchon Press Freedom Award, shared his captivating memoir "Prisoner: My 544 Days in an Iranian Prison—Solitary Confinement, a Sham Trial, High-Stakes Diplomacy, and the Extraordinary Efforts It Took to Get Me Out," at a National Press Club…

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  • NPC Book Rap: Dorothy Butler Gilliam - "Trailblazer"
    NPC Book Rap: Dorothy Butler Gilliam - "Trailblazer"

    January 24, 2019

    Legendary civil rights journalist and activist Dorothy Butler Gilliam shared her aptly-titled new memoir, "Trailblazer: A Pioneering Journalist's Fight to Make the Media Look More Like America," at a National Press Club Headliners book event on January 24, 2019.

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  • NPC Luncheon with CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo
    NPC Luncheon with CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo

    January 14, 2019

    Following CVS Health’s $69 billion acquisition of Aetna, CVS Health President and CEO Larry Merlo discussed how his company plans to address challenges in the health care system at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon on January 14, 2019.

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  • The Inauguration of NPC President Alison Kodjak
    The Inauguration of NPC President Alison Kodjak

    January 12, 2019

    The inauguration of Alison Fitzgerald Kodjak. 112th President of the National Press Club on Jan. 12, 2019. Kodjak was sworn in by Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer and during her inaugural address told a sold out ballroom audience that she wants to widen the Club’s role protecting freedom of the…

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  • NPC Luncheon with Adm. Karl Schultz
    NPC Luncheon with Adm. Karl Schultz

    December 6, 2018

    As climate change continues to erode seasonal ice coverage in the Arctic, access through the Northwest Passage continues to expand, opening up greater possibilities for scientific exploration and international trade. With just two aging icebreaker vessels currently capable of navigating this expanding frontier (compared with Russia’s fleet of 41 icebreaking…

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  • 2018 NPC Fourth Estate Award Honoring Dean Baquet and Martin Baron
    2018 NPC Fourth Estate Award Honoring Dean Baquet and Martin Baron

    November 29, 2018

    Washington Post Executive Editor Marty Baron and New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet receive the National Press Club's most esteemed award, the Fourth Estate Award, at a Press Club gala in their honor on November 29, 2018 in Washington, D.C. Baquet and Baron are the 46th recipients of the…

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  • NPC Book Rap - Marvin Kalb: "Enemy of the State"
    NPC Book Rap - Marvin Kalb: "Enemy of the State"

    November 15, 2018

    In his latest book, “Enemy of the People: Trump’s War on the Press, the New McCarthyism, and the Threat to American Democracy,” legendary journalist Marvin Kalb pulls from our recent history to prove that the great American experiment would suffer certain failure if not for a free and vigorous press.…

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