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May 19, 2015, 10:48 ET
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National Press Club Statement on Jason Rezaian Case

The following is a statement from John Hughes, President of the National Press Club, on the announcement by Iran of a trial for Jason Rezaian of...

May 18, 2015, 09:20 ET
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National Press Club to Honor Azerbaijani Journalist

The National Press Club announced that it will honor an Azerbaijani reporter, Khadija Ismayilova, with one of its 2015 press freedom...

May 15, 2015, 10:37 ET
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Researchers to Unveil Study on Public's Views on Music Education - With Live Music from Peter Yarrow and NY Yankees Great/Jazz Guitarist Bernie Williams

Legendary musician Peter Yarrow of Peter Paul and Mary fame, Disney Channel star Doc Shaw and New York Yankees center fielder turned jazz guitarist...

May 14, 2015, 12:49 ET
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U.S. Journalists Jailed for Reporting to Gather at National Press Club

Most of the U.S. journalists who have been jailed defending the First Amendment will gather at the National Press Club on June 1 to support...

May 13, 2015, 13:15 ET
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NPC Newsmaker Program: Rep. Sander Levin: Getting America on the "Right Track for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Act"

Rep. Sander Levin (D-Mich.) will present the Democratic argument on U.S. trade policy at a National Press Club Newsmakers news conference on...

May 12, 2015, 14:33 ET
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NPC Newsmaker Program: Former CIA Deputy Director to Discuss Agency's Counterterrorism Successes and Failures

Former CIA deputy director Michael Morell will offer his assessment of the agency's counterterrorism successes and failures of the last 20 years at...

May 12, 2015, 13:39 ET
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Powerful Documentary Addressing Veteran Re-integration to be featured at The National Press Club May 18

The National Press Club, in conjunction with Participant Media's television network pivot, will host a free public screening of Ric Roman...

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...