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Feb 26, 2015, 10:25 ET
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National Press Club To Host News Conference on Jason Rezaian Case March 12 at 2pm

News Advisory: Event: News Conference to discuss developments in the case of Jason Rezaian, The Washington Post's Tehran bureau chief who is...

Feb 24, 2015, 09:07 ET
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National Press Club Presents Sunshine Week Event: FOIA Faster

In commemoration of Sunshine Week, the National Press Club will offer reporters on March 16 a hands-on tutorial in getting faster and better...

Feb 20, 2015, 13:04 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...

Feb 19, 2015, 11:36 ET
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Country Bands Take The Stage At The National Press Club Saturday, Feb. 21

The National Press Club has hosted world leaders including Presidents, kings and queens but this Saturday everyone is excited to host some of the...

Feb 17, 2015, 17:36 ET
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National Press Club Urges Members, Guests to Sign Rezaian Petition

 The National Press Club has set up a station in its lobby dedicated to seeking freedom for the Washington Post's Jason Rezaian, who has been...

Feb 12, 2015, 17:48 ET
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National Press Club Applauds Bail for Al Jazeera Journalists

The National Press Club applauded an Egypt judge's decision to grant bail to two Al Jazeera journalists, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed, who have...

Feb 11, 2015, 13:03 ET
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Love and Theft, headliner for "District Country" at the National Press Club, releases third and newest album

 Chart-topping country music act Love and Theft, headliner for "District Country have just released their newest album entitled Whiskey On My...

Feb 11, 2015, 11:46 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...

Feb 10, 2015, 14:21 ET
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Attorney General Eric Holder to Speak at the National Press Club, Feb. 17

Attorney General Eric Holder will deliver remarks on criminal justice and sentencing reform at a National Press Club Speakers luncheon on Tuesday,...

Feb 09, 2015, 16:08 ET
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Jessica Cash to Host District Country at the National Press Club

Jessica Cash, one of the top radio personalities in country music and co-host of 93.3 WFLS's "Steve and Jessica's" morning show, will be the MC for...

Feb 02, 2015, 12:16 ET
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National Press Club to Host "NEWSMAKER" Media Briefing on Latvia's Ambassador to Address Priorities for Latvia's EU Presidency And Increasing Political Tensions with Moscow

One year after adopting the Euro as its official currency, Latvia is assuming the presidency of the 28-member European Union. Latvia's Ambassador...

Feb 02, 2015, 07:00 ET
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National Press Club Outraged at Slaying of Japanese Journalist

 The National Press Club deplored the slaying of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto and said the perpetrators must be brought to justice. Japanese...

Feb 01, 2015, 21:33 ET
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National Press Club Says Release of Al Jazeera Journalist a Positive Step

 The National Press Club said Egypt's release of Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste is encouraging and renewed its call for the release of...

Jan 29, 2015, 19:16 ET
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National Press Club Urges Iran to Release Jailed Washington Post Journalist

The National Press Club calls on Iranian leaders to immediately release Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian, who has been detained for more...

Jan 20, 2015, 12:17 ET
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National Press Club to Examine Crackdown on Press in Turkey

In the wake of the Turkish government's December arrests of a large number of opposition journalists and media executives, the National Press...

Jan 16, 2015, 14:19 ET
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Congressman John Lewis (D-GA) to discuss, sign copies of new book on civil rights movement, Jan. 21 6:30 p.m. at the National Press Club

 Representative John Lewis (D-GA) and co-author Andrew Aydin will discuss and sign copies of the newly released second volume in their...

Jan 15, 2015, 17:13 ET
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National Press Club President Urges Egypt to Free Jailed Journalists

National Press Club President Myron Belkind, on his last day in office as the Club's 107th president, appealed Thursday to Egyptian President Abdel...

Jan 15, 2015, 10:58 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...

Jan 14, 2015, 18:27 ET
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Analyzing Media Coverage of Race in America

 A panel of journalists from different sections of the media will discuss coverage of race in America at the National Press Club from 6:30 p.m....

Jan 07, 2015, 13:53 ET
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National Press Club Condemns Deadly Attack on Paris Magazine

 The National Press Club condemns in the strongest terms the Wednesday shooting attack on a Paris-based magazine that left at least 12 people...