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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...

Jan 06, 2015, 14:16 ET
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HUD Secretary Julian Castro to speak Jan. 13 at the National Press Club

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro will speak at the National Press Club at noon on Tuesday, January 13. Castro will address...

Jan 05, 2015, 16:58 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 "members...

Jan 05, 2015, 10:25 ET
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Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe to Discuss Challenges Facing Postal Service at National Press Club, 10 a.m., Tues., Jan. 6, Murrow Room

On Jan. 5, the United States Postal Service will lower standards for mail delivery across the nation. Mail will take longer to reach its final...

Jan 02, 2015, 16:32 ET
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National Press Club: More Lowlights Than Highlights for Press Freedom in 2014

 The year 2014 saw more regression than progress in the cause of press freedom and transparency, according to a year-end review by the National...

Jan 02, 2015, 09:29 ET
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NPC Newsmaker Program: Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe to Discuss Challenges Facing Postal Service at National Press Club, 10 a.m., Tues., Jan. 6, Murrow Room

On Jan. 5, the United States Postal Service will lower standards for mail delivery across the nation. Mail will take longer to reach its final...

Dec 22, 2014, 12:19 ET
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NPC Newsmaker Program: The Political Punch of the Pro-Life Movement in the 2014 Elections and Beyond

A week ahead of the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade and the annual March for Life, Marjorie Dannenfelser – president of the national pro-life...

Dec 18, 2014, 14:50 ET
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NPC Newsmaker Program: What Would Martin Luther King Say About Gun Violence, Race Relations, The Economy and the Struggle for Equality Today?

One week before what would have been slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 86th birthday, Alveda King – MLK's niece and...

Dec 18, 2014, 11:36 ET
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The Cadillac Three added to February 21 Lineup for "District Country" Concert at National Press Club

 Country rockers The Cadillac Three, who have toured with the likes of ZZ Top, The Eli Young Band and Eric Church, have signed on to perform at...

Dec 16, 2014, 18:27 ET
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Press Club Welcomes Another Court Decision Favoring Press Freedom

The National Press Club welcomed an appellate court's decision that an Illinois reporter cannot be compelled to reveal the identity of an anonymous...

Dec 14, 2014, 15:46 ET
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National Press Club Dismayed Over Reported Arrests of Turkish Journalists

 The National Press Club president expressed concern over reports that Turkish authorities have arrested a couple of dozen people in what...

Dec 13, 2014, 12:18 ET
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National Press Club Pleased at Reported Decision in Risen Case

Leaders of the National Press Club expressed relief at reports that the Justice Department will not force a reporter to disclose in court the...

Dec 12, 2014, 21:47 ET
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Bloomberg's John Hughes Elected National Press Club President

John Hughes of Bloomberg News has been elected president of the National Press Club, the world's leading professional organization for...

Dec 11, 2014, 11:58 ET

Love and Theft to Headline "District Country" Concert Feb. 21 at DC's National Press Club

 National country music hit makers Love and Theft and Trailer Choir are coming to downtown Washington, DC February 21, 2015 for the...