National Press Club

  • President of Iceland
    President of Iceland

    October 8, 1991

    President Finnbogadottir of Iceland addressed a luncheon of the National Press Club on matters relating to his native country, Iceland. He discussed U.S.-Iceland history and relations, Icelandic legend and traditions, and the current political and economic state of Iceland.

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  • A Publisher's Perspective
    A Publisher's Perspective

    October 7, 1991

    Mr. Black provided a publisher's perspective on the process by which newspapers are created and presented to the readers.

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  • The Vast Wasteland
    The Vast Wasteland

    October 2, 1991

    Mr. Minow, a former FCC Chairman, talked about the growth of public television. He gave a brief history of public broadcasting. In particular, he talked about WETA in Washington on the station's 20th anniversary. He also talked about how the "vast wasteland" of television, a term which he coined 20…

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  • The Democratic Party
    The Democratic Party

    September 30, 1991

    Senator Mikulski gave a speech about the Democratic party, its goals and beliefs, and its role in politics. She spoke about the upcoming presidential race and the current political mood in the country. She also described what it was like to be the only Democratic female senator.

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  • Ukranian Supreme Soviet
    Ukranian Supreme Soviet

    September 26, 1991

    Mr. Kravchuk talked about the future of the Ukraine as an independent state. He gave a brief history of the Ukraine and talked about the Ukrainian people. On December 1, 1990 the Ukraine will hold a referendum for complete independence.

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  • Politics in the Classroom
    Politics in the Classroom

    September 25, 1991

    Ms. Cheney talked about her work at the National Endowment for the Humanities. She also talked about the problem of university professors using the classroom as a forum to present their political views.

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  • Recycling and the Environment
    Recycling and the Environment

    September 23, 1991

    Ms. Scarlett is author of a recent report entitled A Consumer's Guide to Environmental Myths and Reality, published by the National Center for Policy Analysis, which charges that some recycling efforts can damage the environment. She discussed the economic impact of recycling and how biodegradable products can be more environmentally…

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  • A New Workplace Revolution
    A New Workplace Revolution

    September 19, 1991

    Lynn Martin, Secretary of Labor and former member of Congress from Illinois , discussed the activities of the Department of Labor, including issues concerning labor such as international competitiveness, unemployment, and the economy. She advocated starting a "workplace revolution" to restructure work systems and employment patterns to create greater productivity…

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  • Peru Today
    Peru Today

    September 18, 1991

    President Fujimori spoke about his country's request for $95 million in U.S. aid, which he said would be used to fight drug trafficking.

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  • U.S. Relations With Angola
    U.S. Relations With Angola

    September 18, 1991

    President Dos Santos spoke about relations between Angola and the United States. He expressed his desire to normalize relations between the two countries.

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