August 4, 2017
In hopes of de-escalating the increasingly fraught relations between the press and the people they cover, the National Press Club’s nonprofit Journalism Institute on Aug. 4 convened Can We Talk?, an open meeting for newsmakers, the people who protect them and the people who cover them.
After a year of violent…
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July 28, 2017
Among the honorees: Bloomberg wins the Breaking News Award for their coverage of the Brexit vote, the Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold is honored for tracking Donald Trump’s charitable contributions, and NPR’s David Folkenflik wins the top award for press criticism in broadcast.
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July 24, 2017
As the House and Senate negotiated the final version of legislation to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, House Freedom Caucus Chairman Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC-11) spoke at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon on July 24, 2017.
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July 12, 2017
The President and CEO of Amtrak, Charles W. "Wick" Moorman IV, discussed the challenges facing America’s passenger rail system and the changes to come at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon on July 12, 2017.
Moorman’s speech focused on the renovation of New York’s Penn Station and other needed infrastructure projects,…
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June 29, 2017
Chief White House correspondent for The New York Times, Peter Baker, appeared at a National Press Club Headliners event on June 29th, 2017 to discuss his new book, "Obama: The Call of History."
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June 20, 2017
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel discussed "Moving Forward in Chicago" including new initiatives for education and other programs at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon on June 20th, 2017.
Mayor Emanuel said he wants to guarantee the future success of students by requiring public high-school seniors to provide a college or trade…
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June 19, 2017
The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. Marine Corps General Joseph F. Dunford, spoke at a National Press Club Luncheon on June 19, 2017.
General Dunford, the 19th Joint Chiefs chairman, discussed a number of important issues facing the U.S. military including the latest strategy for defeating the Islamic…
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June 15, 2017
Filmmakers Ken Burns, Lynn Novick, Sarah Botstein and Retired Air Force Chief of Staff General Merrill A. McPeak, a Vietnam War veteran, presented a special "members-only" NPC Headliner preview of their PBS documentary series "The Vietnam War" at the National Press Club on June 14th, 2017. Following the screening…
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May 3, 2017
Protecting the First Amendment: How Does Press Freedom in the USA Compare to Other Countries?
A 2017 Pulitzer Prize winner joined reporters and editors from inside and outside the Beltway, as well as representatives of international press freedom organizations as the National Press Club and its Journalism Institute marked World…
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