WASHINGTON, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is a schedule of upcoming luncheons at the National Press Club. Luncheon tickets are open to the public except where noted as "members and guests only." Credentialed press may cover Luncheons and Newsmakers. Events listed are subject to last-minute changes. Space may be reserved at any NPC Luncheon by calling 202-662-7501. To save time and avoid waiting in line, tickets can be paid for in advance by using a credit card or putting tickets on a house account if there is a credit card on file with the Club. Reservations are not required for Newsmakers, unless otherwise noted.
To find out more about what's happening at the National Press Club, check out the National Press Club's Web site at www.press.org or email [email protected].
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March 14, 2011
Harry Shearer, Comedian
TOPIC: "Media Myths - The need for proper focus in journalism"
Apr. 6, 2011
Douglas Shulman, Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service
*****Apr. 19, 2011
Ted Turner, CEO of Turner Enterprises and T. Boone Pickens, CEO of BP Capital Management
TOPIC: Mr. Turner will discuss renewable and alternative energy, his most recent solar projects in New Mexico and Atlanta, climate change, and nuclear disarmament. Mr. Pickens will address his crusade to reduce America's dependence on OPEC oil, which he highlights as a threat to the US economy and national security.
National Press Club Luncheons are webcast live on press.org. Follow the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #NPCLunch, or on Facebook at facebook.com/PressClubDC and Twitter (@PressClubDC). Submit questions for speakers in advance and during the live event by sending them to @QNPCLunch on Twitter.