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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...

Jul 18, 2014, 17:55 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...

Jul 14, 2014, 10:55 ET
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Foxx to Give Address at July 21 National Press Club Luncheon

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx will give a speech about the Highway Trust Fund and the need to increase transportation infrastructure...

Jul 14, 2014, 10:43 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...

Jul 14, 2014, 10:36 ET
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NPC Newsmaker Program: Interpreting smoke signals from the marijuana skirmish line

The legalization of medical and recreational marijuana is a fast-moving social experiment – as well as a new economic driver – that has...

Jul 11, 2014, 15:05 ET
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Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan to Speak at National Press Club, July 31

Goodluck Jonathan, the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, will speak at a National Press Club luncheon on July 31. Jonathan, who became...

Jul 11, 2014, 11:52 ET
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Nation's Produce Basket at Risk: Scientists to Forecast Impacts of California Drought through 2016 at National Press Club Newsmaker News Conference

University of California scientists will update and expand their forecast of the California drought's economic impacts on agriculture at a National...

Jul 09, 2014, 14:46 ET
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NPC Newsmaker Program: Wife of Celebrated Venezuelan Opposition Leader Leopoldo Lopez Speaks at National Press Club on Eve of His Trial

 Lilian Tintori, wife of imprisoned Venezuelan political activist Leopoldo López, former mayor of the Chacao district of Caracas and the...

Jul 09, 2014, 10:47 ET
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NPC Newsmakers: Veteran Sports Event Manager Bill Knight to Handicap World Cup Finals, Detail Largest International Multi-Sport Competition to Hit Washington, DC

With popular support for USA Soccer at an all-time high and the World Cup semi-final and final matches set for this weekend, World Cup Soccer fever...

Jun 27, 2014, 15:54 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...