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This Week In National Press Club History

July 20, 1969: Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin become the first and second humans to walk on the moon.

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Celebrate excellent journalism at the National Press Club July 30

The National Press Club will celebrate some of last year’s finest journalism on Wednesday, July 30 at the annual Journalism Awards Dinner.

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Transportation Secretary: Short-Term Fix for Highway Trust Fund Inadequate

Fast-moving Congressional efforts to rescue the Highway Trust Fund from becoming bankrupt next month will not solve the long-term crisis in funding the nation’s crumbling transportation infrastructure, U.S.

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From the President's Desk

Acting Responsibly, as The Washington Post did

Ever since I began teaching journalism as an adjunct in 1987 in London, I have put three large letters – RAF – on the white boards in the classrooms so that the students see them as they walk in for the first time.

I explained to my first students in London that no, those letters do not stand for the Royal Air Force, but rather they represent what I consider the three tenets of journalism: Responsibility, Accuracy and Fairness.

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