342Dec 16, 2013
General Motors and the Automobile Industry
Daniel Akerson about the progress of General Motors (GM) and its investment plans, as well as the state of the auto industry. He also remarked on GM’s selection of Mary Barra to replace ...
244Dec 10, 2013
Houston Mayor Annise Parker on Governing Challenges
Houston Mayor Annise Parker spoke at a National Press Club luncheon. She talked about her political career as one of the first openly gay mayors in the U.S., the challenges of managing city ...
317Dec 3, 2013
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Remarks
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos talked about his country’s economic, political and social transformation. He also highlighted negotiations with the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of ...
1,083Nov 18, 2013
Gloria Steinem on Women's Rights Issues
Gloria Steinem talked about the future of and remaining challenges for the women’s rights movement. Among them she detailed equal pay, violence against women, college tuition and child ...
341Nov 7, 2013
Former Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH) talked about the Security Industry and Financial Markets Association’s investor bill of rights, which emphasizes clarity and disclosure between securities ...
832Nov 6, 2013
Book Discussion on The Map and the Territory
Alan Greenspan talked about his book, The Map and the Territory: Risk, Human Nature, and the Future of Forecasting, in which he looks at the past and future of economic forecasting and risk ...
747Nov 5, 2013
Children's Education and Stress
Goldie Hawn talked about the impact of various stresses on how children learn, and the research done by her MindUP Foundation. The foundation was created to develop children’s social and ...
1,332Oct 18, 2013
George Takei on Gay Rights at NPC
Actor and gay rights advocate George Takei spoke at the National Press Club about the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) people. In his remarks he talked about his life ...
3,738Sep 30, 2013
Secretary Arne Duncan on Educational Priorities
Education Secretary Arne Duncan outlined the Obama administration’s education priorities. Topics included early childhood education, college affordability, and the possibility of a a ...
409Sep 26, 2013
Mayors Mitch Landrieu and Michael Nutter on Gun Violence
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter talked about their campaign to cut the nation’s murder rates, reduce gun violence, and address other issues affecting the ...
2,105Sep 20, 2013
Gina McCarthy on Climate Change
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy talked about the EPA’s priorities in addressing climate change. Administrator McCarthy highlighted the agency’s ...
190Sep 17, 2013
Workforce Education and Training
Governor Mary Fallin (R-OK) talked about her year-long initiative as chair of the National Governors Association, "America Works: Education and Training for Tomorrow’s Jobs. She detailed ...
261Sep 10, 2013
Tom Frieden on Public Health and Safety
Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, spoke about eminent dangers to health security, including superbugs and disasters. He also addressed the assets the ...
8,126Aug 5, 2013
Texas State Senator Wendy Davis Remarks
Texas State Senator Wendy Davis (D) talked about the political climate in Texas and Washington, D.C. She also talked about her future political aspirations, saying she was considering a run for ...
408Jul 1, 2013
U.S. Innovation and Leadership
Carly Fiorina outlined ways to stimulate more entreprenuership. She urged tax code simplification and regulatory reform in a system she said is too complicated. Some of the topics she ...
747Jun 19, 2013
Protection of Newsgathering Practices
Gary Pruitt outlined ways to protect news agencies from government interference in the wake of the Department of Justice’s seizure of Associated Press phone records. He said the ...
239Jun 5, 2013
Agriculture and the Environment
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack gave a National Press Club luncheon address. He talked about his department’s future agenda to help American agriculture adapt to modern environmental ...
198Jun 3, 2013
Gerald Ford Journalism Awards
CNN senior political analyst David Gergen and Representative Fred Upton (R-MI) were the featured speakers at the 26th annual Gerald Ford Journalism Award luncheon. They focused on Gerald ...
318Apr 19, 2013
U.S. Postal Service Operations
Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe spoke before reporters at the National Press Club on the nation’s evolving postal system. He also discussed why the USPS will keep Saturday delivery and ...
265Apr 15, 2013
Protecting Arctic Resources
Iceland’s President Olafur Grimsson spoke at a National Press Club Luncheon about the global race for resources in the Arctic. He spotlighted the impact of sea ice melt, concerns about ...
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