National Press Club

  • Changes in Soviet Armed Forces
    Changes in Soviet Armed Forces

    October 11, 1990

    Major Lopatin, a leader of the military reform movement in Moscow, spoke about changes in the Soviet armed services. He is a member of the Soviet Congress of People's Deputies. He recently resigned from the Soviet Communist Party.

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  • Events in Angola
    Events in Angola

    October 4, 1990

    Jonas Savimbi discussed recent events in Angola. On Tuesday, Savimbi met with Pres. Bush to discuss U.S. aid for his forces in Angola where war has been raging for more than a decade.

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  • Presidential Privacy
    Presidential Privacy

    October 3, 1990

    David Eisenhower is the grandson of the late former president, Dwight D. Eisenhower. In 1986 Mr. Eisenhower published a chronicle of his grandfather's wartime policies and activities from 1943 to 1945. He is now working on two more books about President Eisenhower. In his speech, David Eisenhower described the differences…

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  • Public Broadcasting
    Public Broadcasting

    October 2, 1990

    Ms. Rockefeller spoke on "Public Broadcasting: Report from the Field." She was appointed president and CEO of WETA in October, 1989. WETA-TV in Washington, DC broadcasts such programs as the "MacNeil-Lehrer News Hour" and has the third largest public radio audience in the U.S. Ms. Rockefeller is the daughter of…

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  • Environmental Issues
    Environmental Issues

    October 1, 1990

    Mr. Redford offered remarks on global environmental changes, national politics, and his Sundance Institute. Mr. Redford also responded to questions submitted by audience members.

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  • The War Against the Drug Cartels
    The War Against the Drug Cartels

    September 28, 1990

    President Gaviria, elected to office August 7, discusses drug trafficking problems in his country.

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  • Philippines Finance Minister
    Philippines Finance Minister

    September 28, 1990

    Philippines Finance Minister and Chairman of the Coordinating Council of the Philippines Assistance Program, Jesus Estanislao, spoke on his country's economic challenges and prospects of the 1990's. Although the events and rhetoric surrounding the Philippines often appear problematic, he said that there has been significant progress toward economic recovery. "Inflation…

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  • Future of the Environmental Protection Agency
    Future of the Environmental Protection Agency

    September 26, 1990

    Mr. Reilly spoke to the National Press Club on the effectiveness of the Enviromental Protection Agency and its policies, along with the new health risks caused by pollution.

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  • South Africa
    South Africa

    September 25, 1990

    During his historic visit to the United States, President de Klerk discussed changes in South Africa and its government. This is the first visit to the U.S. by a South African president since 1946. Pres. de Klerk has been president of the Republic of South Africa since 1989.

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  • Turkish Presidential Speech
    Turkish Presidential Speech

    September 25, 1990

    After Turgut Ozal established the Motherland Party in Turkey in 1983, it gained 211 seats in the 400-seat Grand National Assembly. He was elected president of Turkey in 1989. President Ozal addressed the National Press Club on U.S.-Turkish relations and events in the Persian Gulf.

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