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  • NPC Luncheon with Lewis Black

    April 14, 2014

    NPC Luncheon with Lewis Black

    Lewis Black, the comedian, playwright, and satirist who is perhaps best known for his frequent "Back in Black" appearances on Comedy Central's The Daily Show, addressed the National Press Club at a luncheon on April 14, 2014. Black, a native of Silver Spring, Md., talked about politics and social issues…

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  • NPC Newsmaker: Grenadian Prime Minister Keith C. Mitchell

    April 11, 2014

    NPC Newsmaker: Grenadian Prime Minister Keith C. Mitchell

    Grenada's Prime Minister Keith C. Mitchell discussed the launch of an initiative on sustainable development, small island economies and the Caribbean's new vision for a dynamic and green hemisphere at a National Press Club Newsmakers news conference on April 11, 2014.

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  • NPC Luncheon with IRS Commissioner John Koskinen

    April 2, 2014

    NPC Luncheon with IRS Commissioner John Koskinen

    As millions of Americans filed their taxes, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen addressed a National Press Club luncheon on April 2, 2014.

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New & Noteworthy

  1. Comedian Lewis Black jokes about politics, childhood, entrepreneurship and more
  2. PM: Grenada primed for new era as sustainable nation
  3. Democratic campaign leader: Republican budget will define midterm elections
  4. IRS head says agency strives to regain public confidence
  5. Deeds: More mental health care reform needed in Virginia, nationally

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Inside the Club

  1. Travel reception to highlight 2014 NPC Travel Events, April 29

    The NPC Travel Committee will present its schedule of travel events for 2014 at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 29 in the McClendon Room. Susan …

  2. Call off the hunt! Fourth Estate has the perfect pre-Easter brunch

    Enjoy a pre-holiday brunch at the Fourth Estate Restaurant on Saturday, April 19, beginning at 11:30 a.m. for egg-centric Easter delights. Savor holiday offerings such as …

  3. Learn about copyright and social media, April 29

    How can photographers protect the millions of images and recordings produced every day and posted on traditional websites and social media, such as Facebook, Twitter, …

  4. Author Russell Shorto to join Books & Brunch discussion of his book "Amsterdam," April 19

    Author Russell Shorto will meet with the NPC's Books and Brunch group for a discussion of his book ÔÇťAmsterdam," beginning at noon Saturday, April 19 …

  5. Enjoy a magical night at the Club with the Society of American Magicians, April 16

    Six magicians from the Society of American Magicians will perform Wednesday at annual SAM magic show at the National Press Club starting at 7:30 p.m. Four …

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Freedom of the Press

  1. Post political reporter Dan Balz headlines Spring Hoot, May 1

    The Silver Owls Spring Hoot will feature Dan Balz, political reporter and columnist for The Washington Post, who will speak and take questions about the upcoming mid-term congressional elections and the outlook for the 2016 presidential election.

  2. National Press Club mourns remarkable photojournalist killed in Afghanistan

    The National Press Club joins with journalists around the world as we mourn the death in Afghanistan of veteran Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed and Pulitzer Prize-winning German photographer.

  3. Club urges Saudi government to allow reporter to cover Obama visit

    The National Press Club is urging the government of Saudi Arabia to grant a visa to the Washington bureau chief of the Jerusalem Post so he can cover President Obama's visit to Saudi Arabia this week. The journalist, Michael Wilner, is reportedly the only member of the press corps seeking to cover the president's visit who has been denied a visa for it. The White House Correspondents Association and a spokeswoman for the White House have criticized the Saudi decision.

  4. NPC asks Defense Secretary about report of soldiers beating Afghan reporter

    The National Press Club president wrote the U.S. secretary of Defense today expressing concern about reports that U.S. special forces personnel in Afghanistan had beaten an Afghan radio journalist.

  5. National Press Club to Celebrate 'Sunshine Week'

    The National Press Club's Press Freedom Committee will commemorate "Sunshine Week" later this month with four events designed to illuminate the importance of transparency and press freedom. Sunshine Week is an annual series of events in mid-March near the birthday of U.S. founding father James Madison and spotlights the importance of open government. The events: Partly Cloudy: Why 'Public Information' Doesn't Always = Accessible Information

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