NPC Newsmaker: AMA President Dr. Susan Bailey

January 14, 2021

American Medical Association President Dr. Susan Bailey called for President-elect Joe Biden to roll out a national strategy to help the U.S. recover from the COVID-19 pandemic during a National Press Club Headliners Virtual Newsmaker interview on Jan. 12, 2021.

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It's a Wonderful Life: The Radio Play

January 1, 2021

The National Press Club closed 2020 by presenting a 'radio play' version of the classic story "It's a Wonderful Life" on New Year's Eve. The cast of the one hour radio play included former Club presidents Mark Hamrick, Angela Greiling Keane, Jeff Ballou and Gil Klein, along with Board of…

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NPC Virtual Newsmaker: Bob Costas

November 6, 2020

On November 6, 2020, broadcast legend Bob Costas joined National Press Club President Michael Freedman for an in-depth discussion on the state of American sports amidst the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the role that our teams and sports stars have played in tackling systemic…

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NPC Virtual Newsmaker: Dr. Francis S. Collins

October 23, 2020

Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., the 16th Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) made brief remarks and engaged in a virtual Q&A on the latest COVID-19 therapeutic and vaccine developments at a National Press Club Virtual Newsmaker event on October 23, 2020.

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NPC Virtual Newsmaker: Garry Kasparov

October 9, 2020

Garry Kasparov, the former World Chess Champion turned writer and political activist, delivered an address on the state of human rights and press freedom in his native Russia, as well as the related crackdown ongoing in Belarus, at a National Press Club Virtual Newsmaker on October 9, 2020.

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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, gave 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 Sept…

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NPC Press Conference: Help the Heroes

September 24, 2020

The National Press Club held a news conference on September 24, 2020 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. Speakers included…

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In Conversation: Denise Rolark Barnes

September 17, 2020

Denise Rolark Barnes, publisher of The Washington Informer Newspaper Co., Inc, joined NPC President Michael Freedman to discuss the venerated publication, digital news services and the critical role of ethnic/racial community news outlets across the United States on September 17, 2020.

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NPC Virtual Book Event: Brian Stelter, "HOAX"

September 8, 2020

Over the course of two years, CNN Worldwide’s chief media correspondent and Reliable Sources anchor Brian Stelter interviewed more than 250 current and former Fox News insiders in a bid to understand why the network dropped the “fair and balanced” claim and embraced “fake news.” Stelter chronicles…

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