National Press Club

  • America's Social Needs
    America's Social Needs

    April 29, 1992

    Secretary of Health and Human Services Louis Sullivan discussed the social needs of America in an address to a luncheon at the National Press Club. In his remarks, Sec. Sullivan discussed health care reforms and other health issues in American society. Following his remarks, Sec. Sullivan responded to questions from…

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  • Family Relationships
    Family Relationships

    April 24, 1992

    Dr. T. Berry Brazelton, professor of pediatrics at Harvard University, spoke on family relationships to a luncheon at the National Press Club. Dr. Brazelton is the author of several books on child development, and in his remarks Dr. Brazelton urged that family and child issues take a prominent place in…

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  • Seawolf and the Submarine Industrial Base
    Seawolf and the Submarine Industrial Base

    April 24, 1992

    Former Admiral Carlisle Trost discussed the impact proposed cuts in the production of Seawolf submarines would have on the defense industry.

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  • Professional Baseball Issues
    Professional Baseball Issues

    April 22, 1992

    Commissioner Vincent spoke about a number of issues surrounding the 1992 baseball season. He addressed foreign ownership of U.S. baseball franchises, player's salaries, minorities in the front offices, drug use and gambling in professional sports. He also answered questions from the audience.

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  • The Education Agenda
    The Education Agenda

    April 17, 1992

    Secretary Lamar delivered an address about education in the U.S. and the national education goals of America 2000, the Bush administration's plan to improve education. He likened it to President Kennedy's challenge to land on the moon. He also answered questions from the audience after his prepared remarks.

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  • Children and Poverty
    Children and Poverty

    April 14, 1992

    Ms. Edelman spoke about the plight of 5.5 millon children that are living in poverty. She also answered questions from the audience.

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  • Kennedy Assassination Controversy
    Kennedy Assassination Controversy

    March 26, 1992

    Mr. Belin refuted the conspiracy theories proposed by the recent Oliver Stone movie, JFK about the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy. He maintain that the Warren Commission findings were correct and that Lee Harvey Oswald was the sole assassin.

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  • Heroes and Heroines in Free Expression
    Heroes and Heroines in Free Expression

    March 24, 1992

    The panel discussed role models, heroes, and heroines in perserving the freedom of expression.

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  • Reporting on the Middle East
    Reporting on the Middle East

    March 24, 1992

    The panel's discussion focused on reporting on the Middle East.

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  • Free Expression and Global Media
    Free Expression and Global Media

    March 24, 1992

    Mr. Rushdie spoke about free expression and freedom of the press. He discussed the problems he has encountered as a result of publishing his book, The Satanic Verses and announced that it will be printed in paperback form. He ended by fielding questions from the audience. Mr. Rushdie has made…

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