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Sep 17, 2014, 10:42 ET
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NPC Newsmaker Program: A Strategic Plan for Employee Benefits

As corporations and employees navigate the changing business environment, both worry about benefits. Businesses worry about cost. Employees are...

Sep 11, 2014, 13:10 ET
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Campaign Nonviolence To Launch at National Press Club Newsmaker Featuring Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich, Rev. Lennox Yearwood and More

Campaign Nonviolence, a newly formed movement to build a culture of peace through the practice of active nonviolence, will formally launch at the...

Sep 05, 2014, 11:46 ET
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NPC Newsmaker Program: Wife of Renowned Chinese Human Rights Lawyer Gao Zhisheng To Plead For International Support for his Release to the U.S.

The wife of renowned Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng will make a public appeal for her husband's release to the United States at a...

Sep 03, 2014, 19:23 ET
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National Press Club Mourns Death of Photojournalist in Ukraine

The National Press Club president expressed sadness on Thursday at news that a Russian photojournalist had been found dead in Ukraine. Andrei...

Sep 03, 2014, 08:25 ET
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National Press Club statement on Steven Sotloff

The National Press Club condemns the execution of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff, who was being held by the terrorist organization Islamist...

Aug 29, 2014, 10:27 ET
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Vaccines at the Crossroads: Outbreaks On the Rise Across America

Diseases largely eradicated in the United States a generation ago are returning. Measles was declared eliminated in 2000, yet the CDC reports 593...

Aug 26, 2014, 11:11 ET
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NPC Newsmaker Program: The Real Reason College Costs So Much

 Why are college and university Costs escalating so rapidly? At a National Press Club Newsmakers news conference on September 10, Richard...

Aug 25, 2014, 14:22 ET
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NPC Newsmaker Program: New York Times Reporter Expelled from Kabul to Speak at Newsmaker 2 p.m. Wednesday

New York Times reporter Matthew Rosenberg, who was expelled from Kabul last week but whom the two presidential candidates said they would allow...

Aug 22, 2014, 17:22 ET
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National Press Club Applauds Afghanistan Candidates for Statements on Expelled Reporter

The National Press Club president thanked the two candidates vying to become Afghanistan's next president for separately pledging to rescind the...

Aug 20, 2014, 16:02 ET
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National Press Club Questions Afghanistan's Treatment of U.S. Reporter

The National Press Club president raised questions Wednesday about the government of Afghanistan's expulsion of a New York Times journalist whose...

Aug 19, 2014, 23:04 ET
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National Press Club Expresses Condolences on Apparent Death of James Foley

 The National Press Club expressed profound sorrow at the apparent death of American photojournalist James Foley, who had been missing since...

Aug 14, 2014, 12:11 ET
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Schedule of Upcoming Luncheons at the National Press Club

Following is a schedule of upcoming luncheons at the National Press Club. Luncheon tickets are open to the public except where noted as "members...

Aug 13, 2014, 23:25 ET
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National Press Club Wants Answers On Reported Abuse of Reporters in Missouri

The National Press Club expressed deep concern Wednesday night about reports that at least two reporters covering unrest in Ferguson, Mo., were...

Aug 13, 2014, 11:21 ET
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NPC Newsmaker Program: In Rare Public Forum, Two Federal Immigration Judges To Discuss Challenges Facing Immigration Courts

Immigration has dominated the headlines in recent weeks. What do we do with children illegally crossing the border? Can our courts handle the surge...

Aug 05, 2014, 17:33 ET
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NPC Newsmaker Program: Africa: The Next Growth Frontier

During President Obama's first-ever U.S.-Africa Summit, Akon, a five-time Grammy nominated artist and philanthropist, will convene...

Aug 04, 2014, 17:16 ET
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NPC Newsmaker Program: Preparing for a National World War I Memorial, 100 Years Later

In a city densely populated with memorials, there is one conspicuous absence – a memorial commemorating America's involvement in what was...

Jul 31, 2014, 17:01 ET
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NPC Newsmaker Program: Africa: The Next Growth Frontier

During President Obama's first-ever U.S.-Africa Summit, Akon, a five-time Grammy nominated artist and philanthropist, will convene...

Jul 31, 2014, 16:48 ET
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NPC to Host Newsmaker Briefing with President Blaise Compaore

President Blaise Compaoré of Burkina Faso will address an NPC Newsmaker at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, n the National Press Club's Zenger...

Jul 25, 2014, 10:21 ET
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South African President Zuma to speak at NPC Luncheon Aug. 4

President Jacob Zuma of South Africa will be the guest at a National Press Club Speakers luncheon at 1:30 p.m. Monday, August 4. Zuma, who was...

Jul 24, 2014, 22:53 ET
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National Press Club Expresses Concern Over Reported Detention of Journalists in Iran

 The National Press Club expressed concern Thursday over reports that a Washington Post reporter, his wife and two photojournalists have been...