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NPC Debate Filing Center - First Presidential Debate

September 29, 2020

Withy many newsrooms closed and space for the press limited at debate sites, the National Press Club is pleased to support the Commission on Presidential Debates and proud to serve as the official Washington, D.C. Press Filing Center for the 2020 general election and vice presidential debates. …

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Presidential Debate Viewing Party

September 29, 2020

The National Press Club will host a viewing party for the Presidential Debate on Tuesday, Sept. 29, starting at 8 p.m. in the Truman Lounge. Members and their guests are invited to watch this debate after dinner on the big screen in the Club Ballroom. Special drinks and a la carte menu will be…

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The Digital Learning Gap

September 29, 2020

Mark your calendar! Cox is making an announcement with special guests and you don’t want to miss it. We cannot allow this pandemic to create an irreversible homework gap for students without Internet.  Join Pat Esser, president and CEO of Cox Communications, and Michael Powell, president and CEO,…

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The Next Target: America

September 28, 2020

The Next Target: America - The Fraudulent Election in South Korea, China’s Meddling, and Implications for the Upcoming US Presidential Election in November 2020.  Former National Assemblyman of the Republic of Korea, Min Kyung Wook; Ewha University Law Professor, Choi Won Mog; Journalist and…

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Gaming Election 2020: Chaos-proof your coverage

September 25, 2020

The National Press Club Journalism Institute, the National Press Foundation, and the RAND corporation are offering journalists a new way to prepare for the unexpected in Election 2020 news: Gaming your coverage plan. Registration is open for this free program, which will be held on Friday, Sept. 25…

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NPC Virtual Newsmaker: Dr. Jane Goodall

September 25, 2020

Renowned ethologist and environmentalist Dr. Jane Goodall will join National Press Club President Michael Freedman on Friday, September 25 at 2 p.m. for a live-streamed Headliners conversation about the state of the world during the Covid-19 pandemic and the on-going threats caused by climate…

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NPC Virtual Newsmaker: The Lincoln Project

September 24, 2020

Republican political strategists Steve Schmidt and Rick Wilson, co-founders of The Lincoln Project, will give a candid assessment of the state of the 2020 race and the Lincoln Project's strategy to defeat Donald Trump and the Republican senators who support him at a virtual Headliners Newsmaker on…

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NPC Press Briefing: Help The Heroes

September 24, 2020

The National Press Club will hold a news conference Thursday, September 24 at 1PM ET to launch an innovative program called Help The Heroes which is designed to help front line medical workers at Howard University Hospital receive timely and convenient food assistance at the end of their shift.…

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NPC Virtual Book Event: Lisa Napoli, "Up All Night: Ted Turner, CNN, and the Birth of 24-Hour News"

September 22, 2020

How did a former billboard salesman, baseball team owner and America’s Cup winner who hated news end up as the father of 24-hour news? Journalist Lisa Napoli, author of "Up All Night: Ted Turner, CNN and the Birth of 24-Hour News," will describe how Ted Turner flipped the switch on media with the…

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Reporting on yourself: How memoir can transform trauma into healing

September 21, 2020

In a departure from her typical beat as a New York Times journalist, Sarah Maslin Nir has turned her reporter’s eye on herself in her new book, “Horse Crazy, the story of a woman and a world in love with an animal” which upacks her and others’ obsession with horses. Nir began riding horses as a two…

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