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Feb 12, 2016, 15:52 ET
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Time to enter your best work in the National Press Club journalism contest

 Now is the time to enter your best work from 2015 in the National Press Club's annual journalism contest. "One of the more important missions...

Feb 12, 2016, 11:34 ET
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National Press Club Newsmaker Panel Looks at the Passionate and Polarized Politics of Autism: John Donvan, Caren Zucker, John Elder Robison National Press Club Newsmaker Feb. 17, 10 a.m.

John Donvan and Caren Zucker, authors of the new New York Times bestseller, "In A Different Key: The Story of Autism," will discuss the fraught and...

Feb 11, 2016, 11:53 ET
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Filmmaker Ken Burns and Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., bring race talk to the National Press Club, March 14

 Acclaimed Emmy Award winning filmmaker Ken Burns joined by Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., will talk about race in America at a...

Feb 08, 2016, 14:16 ET
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GOP House Policy Chair Rep. Luke Messer to Discuss Governing in the 2016 Election Year National Press Club Newsmaker Tues., Feb. 16

 House Republican Policy Chair Luke Messer (R-Ind), a member of the House leadership, will discuss governing in the 2016 election year at a...

Feb 08, 2016, 11:24 ET
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Rod Nordland of NY Times To Discuss His Book "The Lovers" Feb. 10

The following is being released by the National Press Club: Event:  Book Event with Rod Nordland of the New York Times to discuss his new...

Feb 03, 2016, 15:18 ET
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NPC Newsmaker: Economist Joseph Stiglitz, Columbia University's Lise Johnson, and Researcher and Corporate Executive Ralph Gomory

 What are the ramifications of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and in particular will the Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) provision of...

Feb 01, 2016, 10:35 ET
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Rep. Bill Shuster, Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to Discuss New FAA Reform Legislation at National Press Club Newsmaker Feb. 4

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) will discuss new legislation to reauthorize and reform federal...

Jan 28, 2016, 12:40 ET
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National Press Club to Host Newsmaker Media Briefing with Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry

 Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry will address the Church's role in creating a more inclusive society at a...

Jan 28, 2016, 10:08 ET
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Muhammad Ali Statement To Jason Rezaian of the Washington Post

The following statement from Muhammad Ali to Jason Rezaian of the Washington Post was issued today by the National Press Club. "What a true...

Jan 20, 2016, 15:42 ET
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Muhammad Ali Tweets Jason Rezaian's Freedom Was Best Birthday Gift

Former world heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali took to Twitter to float out a message about Washington Post Reporter Jason Rezaian who had...

Jan 16, 2016, 15:51 ET
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National Press Club celebrates Jason Rezaian's release

 Members of the National Press Club and journalists around the world are overjoyed at the news our colleague Jason Rezaian of The Washington...

Jan 16, 2016, 13:38 ET
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Jason Rezaian Released From Iranian Prison After 544 Days

Members of the National Press Club and journalist around the world are overjoyed at the news our colleague Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian...

Jan 16, 2016, 12:22 ET
Reports: Jason Rezaian Released From Iranian Prison After 544 Days

Reports: Jason Rezaian Released From Iranian Prison After 544 Days

Members of the National Press Club and journalist around the world are overjoyed at the news our colleague Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian...

Jan 16, 2016, 12:14 ET
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National Press Club To Monitor Possible Jason Rezaian Release

The National Press Club is establishing a Club room to monitor the return of Washington Post Reporter Jason Rezaian from Iran. Press reports today...

Jan 15, 2016, 14:21 ET
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The Political TV Ad Archive Launch

  The following is being released by the National Press Club Journalism Institute: Where:  National Press Club, Murrow Room,...

Jan 06, 2016, 12:18 ET
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National Press Club To Host Event On Dr. King's Historic Speech January 12

 In July 1962, Dr. Martin Luther King became the first African American to speak at a National Press Club luncheon program, the iconic forum...

Jan 04, 2016, 15:22 ET
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NPC Newsmaker Program: Campus Rape Statistics Don't Tell the Full Story, New Data Shows Physical and Sexual Abuse is an Issue for 1 in 5 Women on Campus

 Newly reported data required by the Clery Act indicate that the annual statistics collected by colleges and universities still do not tell the...

Jan 04, 2016, 10:17 ET
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Tom Friedman To Lead Panel On Impact of Paris Accords On Electric Utilities

Pulitzer Prize winner and best selling author Thomas Friedman of the New York Times will visit the Press Club on Monday, January 11 to lead a panel...

Dec 29, 2015, 11:43 ET
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Preventing Youth Sports Concussions: Washington, DC is Leading the Way - Can It Serve as a Model for a Federal Reporting Requirement?

 The National Press Club's first Newsmakers news conference of 2016 will look at the issue of sports injuries sustained by middle school or...

Dec 23, 2015, 09:57 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...