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Sep 20, 2017, 15:12 ET Press Club Headliners Newsmaker Featuring Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) and Frontline Health Care Workers Looks at Opioid "Emergency" and Graham-Cassidy, Sept. 25

Last month, President Trump said the country's opioid crisis "is a national emergency." He went on to say "we're going to spend a lot of time, a...


Sep 15, 2017, 10:10 ET Chris Matthews to Discuss New Book on Bobby Kennedy at a National Press Club Headliners Event on November 8th

Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC's Hardball will share his new book, Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit, at a National Press Club Headliners book event on...


Sep 15, 2017, 09:30 ET National Press Club Headliners Newsmaker Featuring Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) Looks at the other "National Emergency" Mental Health and Opioid Crisis, Sept. 25

Last month, President Trump said the country's opioid crisis "is a national emergency." He went on to say "we're going to spend a lot of time, a...


Sep 12, 2017, 12:35 ET Politicians Square Off Against the Press in Annual National Press Club Spelling Bee

Relationships between politicians and the media who cover them are constantly being highlighted, but on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 in the National...


Sep 11, 2017, 16:07 ET Megachurch Pastor Dr. Rick Warren to Preview Newly Constructed Museum of the Bible at National Press Club Headliners Luncheon Oct. 16

Dr. Rick Warren, founder and senior pastor of evangelical megachurch Saddleback Church in California and a member of the board of directors of the...


Sep 11, 2017, 16:04 ET Director of National Museum of African American History & Culture Celebrates Museum's One-Year Anniversary at National Press Club Headliners Luncheon September 21st

Lonnie G. Bunch III, director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, will commemorate the one-year...


Sep 06, 2017, 12:42 ET Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon accept 2017 National Press Club Fourth Estate Award at October 4 Gala

Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon, award-winning sports journalists and co-hosts of ESPN's Pardon the Interruption, will receive the National...


Aug 31, 2017, 14:56 ET Transportation Experts Envision "City of the Future" at National Press Club Headliners Newsmaker Sept. 26

Technology is revolutionizing transportation in America's cities. Cities are partnering with Uber and Lyft to expand trip options. Phones have...


Aug 30, 2017, 14:43 ET FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb to Discuss Agenda at NPC Headliners Luncheon on September 29

Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, will appear at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon on Friday, Sept....


Aug 25, 2017, 10:34 ET National Press Club And NPC Journalism Institute Stand With Mexico's Journalists

The National Press Club and its nonprofit Journalism Institute join our colleagues around the globe in mourning the death of Candido Rios Vazquez,...


Aug 21, 2017, 11:10 ET National Press Club Headliners Newsmaker Featuring Four Former Asst. Attorneys General Look at Civil Rights & the Department of Justice Sept. 7

White supremacists march through a southern city. The federal courts are hearing cases involving issues of voting rights and discrimination. Is it...


Aug 17, 2017, 11:30 ET President of nation's largest union to critique Trump-DeVos education agenda on Sept. 8 at National Press Club

As more than 50 million public school students head back to classrooms across the country, National Education Association (NEA) President Lily...


Aug 16, 2017, 14:51 ET CIA Plans Release of Soviet Naval Documents at National Press Club Headliners Newsmakers Event

The CIA's Agency Data Office (ADO) and Information Management Services (IMS) is partnering with the National Museum of the U.S. Navy and the Naval...


Aug 15, 2017, 12:02 ET National Press Club And Its Journalism Institute Recognizes White House And Mexican Reporters With Press Freedom Award

In a year when journalists have been explicitly targeted by people and forces who see freedom of information as a threat to their power, the...


Aug 10, 2017, 15:12 ET New NAACP President Derrick Johnson on Missouri boycott, future of NAACP at NPC Headliners Luncheon, Aug. 29

New NAACP President Derrick Johnson will address the future of the NAACP at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon on Tuesday, Aug....


Jul 28, 2017, 10:40 ET National Press Club to Recognize Journalists: Vance, Milton, Parker, Rezaian At Awards Dinner Friday Night

The 44th Annual National Press Club Awards Dinner on Friday night, July 28 will recognize many journalists who have won important contests and...


Jul 25, 2017, 15:38 ET National Press Club Journalism Institute Convenes Panel On Access, Security And Civility

In hopes of de-escalating the increasing hostilities between the press and the people they cover, the National Press Club's nonprofit Journalism...


Jul 21, 2017, 11:57 ET July 28 Press Club Headliners Newsmaker Features Walter M. Shaub Jr. -Former Director, Office of Government Ethics

Walter M. Shaub, Jr., who served until July 19 as the Director of the Office of Government Ethics will address a National Press Club Headliners...


Jul 06, 2017, 12:10 ET July 12 Headliners Newsmaker with Alaska Gov. Walker and Iowa and Maine Officeholders to Discuss Movement to Elect More Independents to Public Office in 2018 and Beyond

On July 12, at 10 a.m., the National Press Club will feature a Newsmaker news conference with Alaska's Governor Bill Walker and elected officials...


Jul 05, 2017, 10:33 ET Former Census Director John Thompson to explain why he left and what's ahead for US Census at National Press Club Headliners Newsmaker July 25

John Thompson's recent resignation as Census Director sent shock waves through the statistical and political community and left the Bureau...


Jun 30, 2017, 11:06 ET The Power of Yes and No: An Inside Look at the House Freedom Caucus at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon on July 24

As the House and Senate negotiate the final version of legislation to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, House...


Jun 30, 2017, 11:01 ET Sharyl Attkisson Brings "The Smear" to a National Press Club Headliners Book Event on August 31

Former CBS News Correspondent Sharyl Attkisson, author of "The Smear: How Shady Political Operatives and Fake News Control What You See, What You...


Jun 23, 2017, 14:28 ET National Press Club And Its Journalism Institute Deplore Saudi Attempts To Muzzle The Free Press

On Thursday, the Associated Press reported that Saudi Arabia is making the shutdown of the global news service al Jazeera a condition for lifting a...


Jun 22, 2017, 13:28 ET Amtrak CEO Will Discuss Challenges and Changes to America's Passenger Rail System at National Press Club Headliners Luncheon July 12

The President and CEO of Amtrak, Charles W. "Wick" Moorman IV, will discuss the challenges facing America's passenger rail system and the changes...


Jun 13, 2017, 16:57 ET Greek Minister of Economy and Development Dimitri Papadimitriou Will Discuss Greek Debt Crisis and Next Steps for Greece at a National Press Club Headliners Newsmaker June 21, 11 a.m.

Greek Minister of Economy and Development Dimitri Papadimitriou will discuss the Greek debt crisis and next steps for the European nation at a...