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May 05, 2015, 13:21 ET
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NPC Newsmaker: Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian, to launch events commemorating 100th anniversary of Armenian Genocide at National Press Club

The 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide will be the subject of a Newsmaker news conference in the Club's West Room, May 7 at 9...

May 05, 2015, 12:57 ET
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CEOs of Delta, American and United to Speak at National Press Club May 15

CEOs Richard Anderson, of Delta Air Lines, W. Douglas Parker, of American Airlines Group, and Jeff Smisek, of United Airlines, will speak jointly...

May 04, 2015, 08:00 ET
May 01, 2015, 16:55 ET
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Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian, other Armenian Leaders to Launch Events Commemorating 100th Anniversary of Armenian Genocide at National Press Club

The 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide will be the subject of a Newsmaker news conference at the National Press Club's Broadcast Center on...

May 01, 2015, 15:23 ET
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Gwen Ifill Wins National Press Club's Fourth Estate Award; Dinner To Honor Her and Support NPCJI Oct. 15

Gwen Ifill, moderator and managing editor of "Washington Week" and co-anchor and managing editor of the "PBS NewsHour," has been selected as the...

May 01, 2015, 15:19 ET
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National Institute on Aging Director to Address Human Life Span Extension: How Much Further? How Much Healthier?

 Richard J Hodes, M.D., who heads the nation's research on aging as Director of the National Institute on Aging at NIH, will present the latest...

Apr 27, 2015, 16:06 ET
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NPC Newsmakers News Conference: Fighting for the Release of Imprisoned Former Maldives President Nasheed Mohamed

Laila Ali, wife of imprisoned former President of the Maldives Mohamed Nasheed, will speak at a National Press Club Newsmakers news conference on...

Apr 23, 2015, 17:54 ET
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National Press Club Honors Austin Tice

The National Press Club announced today that American freelance reporter Austin Tice, detained in Syria since 2012, will receive one of the club's...

Apr 23, 2015, 11:21 ET
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Delegation of North Korean Defectors to Launch North Korean Freedom Week at National Press Club

A delegation of North Korean defectors will launch activities for the 12th Annual North Korea Freedom Week with a Newsmakers news conference at the...

Apr 22, 2015, 13:49 ET
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Presidential Medal Winner, Environmental Expert to Discuss GMOs, Pesticide Use at National Press Club

 Presidential Medal of Freedom award recipient and cofounder of the National Farm Workers Association Dolores Huerta will discuss Genetically...

Apr 22, 2015, 13:35 ET
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NPC Newsmaker Program: Delegation of North Korean Defectors to Launch North Korean Freedom Week at National Press Club

A delegation of North Korean defectors will launch activities for the 12th Annual North Korea Freedom Week with a Newsmakers news conference at the...

Apr 20, 2015, 13:05 ET
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Senate Judiciary Chair Chuck Grassley to Discuss Committee Agenda and Actions at National Press Club Newsmakers News Conference

Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, will discuss the Committee's agenda and actions at National Press Club...

Apr 16, 2015, 13:21 ET
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National Press Club Newsmaker Program: Setting the Stage for National Legalization of Medical Marijuana

No less than 14 states – including Virginia, Wisconsin and Georgia – have already done it. Now Congress is being asked to legalize...

Apr 14, 2015, 12:52 ET
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Bringing Ike Home: What's Next for the National Eisenhower Memorial

Architect Frank Gehry's controversial design for the National Eisenhower Memorial has been the target of criticism and has been attacked by...

Apr 13, 2015, 12:08 ET
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National Press Club Protests Subpoenaing of Indiana Reporter

The National Press Club strongly protested on Monday an Indiana prosecutor's subpoenaing of a newspaper reporter and her notes and recordings. The...

Apr 13, 2015, 11:11 ET
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Are Video Games the Next Big Things in K-12 Education?

 Remember the classic line from the film War Games, "Would you like to play a game?" Across the country, millions of children in public and...

Apr 02, 2015, 15:32 ET
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National Press Club President John Hughes Statement on Jason Rezaian

The following statement from National Press Club President John Hughes on Jason Rezaian, Washington Post Tehran bureau chief who has been held in...

Apr 01, 2015, 12:39 ET
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National Press Club Calls on Nigerian Authorities to Release Journalists

The National Press Club urged the Nigerian government today to immediately release two Al Jazeera journalists who have been detained since March 24...

Mar 31, 2015, 11:11 ET
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Hillary & History: Lessons to Improve Open Government Under the Records Laws From Secretary Clinton's Email Records Episode

 A distinguished panel of open government advocates will discuss the greater policy implications raised by media coverage of former Secretary...

Mar 25, 2015, 10:31 ET
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Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Outspoken Critic of Radical Islam, to Speak at National Press Club April 7

 Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a best-selling author and outspoken critic of radical Islam, will speak at a National Press Club Luncheon on Tuesday, April...