114Jan 13, 2009
U.S. Energy Policy
James Mulva talked about opportunities in the U.S. at the start of a new administration to tackle energy security and climate change. He urged the new president and Congress to make addressing ...
114Jan 8, 2009
The Economy and Capital Markets
Bob Greifeld talked about the turmoil in the financial markets and offered an assessment of the future of the equities market. He also spoke on the need for more transparency and ...
994Dec 19, 2008
Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman talked about the country’s economic crisis. He responded to questions submitted by members of the audience.
161Dec 16, 2008
Religion in the Public Square
Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori spoke about the role of religion in politics, the separation of church and state, and public profession of faith. Among the topics she addressed were the value ...
110Nov 21, 2008
Fourth Estate Award Dinner
Christiane Amanpour received the National Press Club’s 36th annual Fourth Estate Award for achieving distinction for a lifetime of contributions to American journalism. Wolf Blitzer, ...
99Nov 19, 2008
Future of the Housing Market
U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Steve Preston talked about steps being taken to help homeowners and about the future for the housing market. Following his remarks he answered ...
127Nov 17, 2008
Marin Alsop, the first woman to lead a major symphony, talked about her background and arts education. She responded to questions submitted by members of the audience.
193Sep 29, 2008
National Education Reform
Michelle Rhee, chancellor of the District of Columbia Public Schools, talked about her professional life, her role in hiring teachers, continued training for teachers, the process of closing ...
169Sep 22, 2008
Energy Policy Reform Proposals
T. Boone Pickens talked about his alternative energy proposal and the government’s plan for stabilizing financial markets. Following his remarks, he responded to questions from the ...
84Sep 19, 2008
Future of Colombia
Colombian President H.E. Alvaro Uribe delivered the luncheon keynote speech to the National Press Club. He talked about his country’s recent economic progress and security ...
641Sep 9, 2008
Future of U.S. Energy Policy
Shirley Ann Jackson, president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, talked about U.S. energy security, programs to stimulate energy innovation and job growth, and protect the environment. She ...
133Jul 8, 2008
Jimmie Johnson, NASCAR Sprint Cup champion, talked about his life experiences as a leading NASCAR driver and philanthropist. He and his wife, Chandra, founded the Jimmie Johnson Foundation ...
52Jun 9, 2008
Housing and Urban Development Assistant Secretary Brian Montgomery talked about the overall state of housing and the role of the Federal Housing Authority (FHA) in stabilizing the market. He ...
116Jun 5, 2008
Role of Public Media in a Democracy
Sharon Percy Rockefeller spoke about the role of public media in the democratic process. Among the topics she addressed were public television and radio coverage of the 2008 election campaigns, ...
138Jun 2, 2008
Gerald Ford Journalism Awards
Vice President Dick Cheney spoke during the annual journalism awards presentation luncheon for the Gerald R. Ford Foundation. In his remarks he criticized former White House Press Secretary ...
591May 23, 2008
Care of Wounded Warriors
Former Senator Robert Dole talked about the changes being made to improve care for wounded veterans. The former senator, who was gravely wounded in World War II, is co-chair of President ...
56Apr 5, 2008
National Press Club 100th Anniversary Celebration
The National Press Club held a centennial gala to mark its 100th year. Bob Edwards spoke about the press club and the changes in the journalism industry over the past 100 years. The ...
106Mar 31, 2008
History of the Washington Press Corps
Donald Ritchie talked about the history of the press corps as part of the National Press Club’s centennial birthday celebration. Topics included reporting in Washington, the changes from ...
161Mar 21, 2008
Future of American Health Care
Dr. Denis Cortese talked about the problems with the current health care system in America and how it should be overhauled. He talked about the different components that make up a ...
65Feb 29, 2008
Food and Drug Administration
Commissioner Andrew von Eschenbach talked about the challenges facing the Food and Drug Administration in a rapidly changing world. He specifically addressed advances in science and technology ...
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