NPC Newsmaker: Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie

February 5, 2020

Following President Trump’s 2020 State of the Union Address, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie spoke at a National Press Club Newsmaker on February 5 to discuss the Trump Administration’s plan to prevent veteran suicide, and outlined how the VA will implement the kinds of sweeping…

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Video: "The Boys on the Bus" - 12 Years Later

January 30, 2020

Following the 1972 McGovern campaign, writer Timothy Crouse wrote "The Boys on the Bus," the seminal book on campaign reporting. As we head into a new campaign, we talk to three reporters who were on that bus — and they weren’t all boys. Connie Chung (CBS News), who had just launched her television…

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NPC Press Briefing: Second Annual Night Out for Austin Tice Announcement

January 27, 2020

Debra Tice, the mother of detained journalist Austin Tice, held a news conference on Jan. 27, 2020 at the National Press Club to provide an update and to be part of the announcement of the second annual Night Out For Austin Tice, a national awareness campaign.

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The Inauguration of Michael Freedman, 113th President of The National Press Club

January 19, 2020

On January 18, 2020, one of the great traditions in Press Club culture took place as hundreds from the journalism and educational communities joined to celebrate the Inauguration of the 113th President of the National Press Club, Michael Freedman. Mike is Executive Producer of the multi-award…

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NPC Luncheon with Jane Fonda

December 17, 2019

Actor and activist Jane Fonda spoke at a National Press Club Headliners luncheon Dec. 17, 2019 on her movement to push for political action on climate change.

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The Kalb Report - “We the People…”

December 4, 2019

Is America headed for—or perhaps already in—a constitutional crisis fueled by highly partisan politics? Is this endangering our democracy? If so, where do we go from here? The first forum in the 26th season of The Kalb Report (and the 100th program in the series) tackles these questions as well as…

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NPC Luncheon with Stacey Abrams

November 18, 2019

Former Georgia House Democratic Leader Stacey Abrams delivered a major speech on voter suppression one year after her narrow defeat in Georgia’s gubernatorial race, at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon on November 15, 2019.

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#JusticeForJamal: One Year Later, Still Seeking Answers and Accountability

October 15, 2019

Video courtesy of The Committee to Protect Journalists One year after Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, calls for justice and transparency have gone unanswered. CPJ and partner organizations held a candlelight vigil outside the Saudi embassy in…

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Corteva Agriscience CEO Jim Collins speaks at the National Press Club

September 25, 2019

Jim Collins, CEO of Corteva Agriscience, the newly independent publicly traded spin-off of DowDuPont, delivered an address on the trade, regulatory, environmental and innovation issues facing U.S. farmers and the subsequent threat these issues pose to the food security of American consumers and the…

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2019 NPC Press vs. Politicians Spelling Bee

September 19, 2019

Relationships between politicians and the media who cover them have been tested throughout history, but on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 in the National Press Club’s historic ballroom, fun and friendly competition prevailed as lawmakers and reporters competed in the uproariously entertaining Press vs…

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