124Dec 15, 2005
Ms. Nemcova, a supermodel vacationing in Asia during the December 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, talked about the impact of the tragedy and her work on behalf of relief efforts. She also spoke ...
38Dec 7, 2005
World Bank Priorities
Paul Wolfowitz spoke about priorities of the World Bank. Among the topics he discussed were international trade, development agenda, Africa, good governance, and the role of ...
27Dec 1, 2005
Governor Rendell delivered a speech titled “An American Energy Harvest Plan: Jobs, Prosperity, Independence.” He spoke about his goal in Pennsylvania to invest in energy development ...
42Nov 22, 2005
Lebanon and the Middle East
General Aoun spoke about his experiences in Lebanese politics as a former military officer. He talked about his tenure as prime minister and his exile. He also discussed current tensions ...
56Nov 11, 2005
A panel of correspondents talked about the state of journalism and the use of confidential sources by reporters. Former New York Times correspondent Judy Miller, who recently spent 85 ...
51Nov 7, 2005
The Future of the U.S. Marine Corps
General Hagee’s topic was, “The 21st Century Marine Corps: Creating Stability in an Unstable World.” He described U.S. Marine and Navy humanitarian relief efforts in Indonesia ...
31Nov 4, 2005
National Hockey League
Commissioner Bettman spoke at the National Press Club luncheon about the reinvention of the National Hockey League (NHL). He discussed the year-long lockout of players during the 2004-5 ...
53Oct 31, 2005
CIA Leak Indictments
Former Ambassador Wilson spoke at the National Press Club about the investigation into the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) leaks to the press of the identity of a covert CIA operative, his wife ...
53Oct 20, 2005
Hurricane Relief and Rebuilding in New Orleans
Wynton Marsalis, music director at New York City’s Jazz at Lincoln Center, spoke at a National Press Luncheon titled “Higher Ground: Hurricane Relief and Rebuilding in New ...
111Oct 17, 2005
Opinion and Bias in the News
Newseum hosted a full-day symposium titled “Examining Opinion and Bias in the News: The Grant Howell Legacy Symposium” that explored the perceptions and realities of bias in news ...
8Oct 5, 2005
Financial Services Industry
Former Secretary of Commerce Evans talked about the state of the financial services industry, its impact on the daily lives of Americans, consumer protections, and the importance of capital ...
32Sep 23, 2005
Governor Huckabee, who was introduced by Mr. Dunham, spoke at a National Press Club Newsmaker luncheon titled “Healthy America: Wellness Where We Work, Live, and Learn.” He talked ...
19Sep 21, 2005
Katrina: A Teachable Moment
Secretary Spellings talked about responses by the Department of Education and schools to the Hurricane Katrina disaster. Among the topics she addressed were maintaining the quality of ...
20Sep 13, 2005
Right Choices for International Trade
EU Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson spoke about the political and economic case for the Doha Round. He called for urgent action action and talked about critical aspects of future ...
129Sep 6, 2005
Supreme Court Nominations and Confirmations
Robert Bork spoke about the United States Supreme Court and the confirmation process. He said the court has made itself the most important and powerful branch of government in determining how ...
48Aug 19, 2005
Medicaid and Federal Spending Programs
Mr. Gingrich talked about the future of the Medicaid system and federal spending levels, health care reform, the role of the federal government in protecting and providing for citizens, and ...
8Aug 2, 2005
Mayor O’Malley talked about the challenges and opportunities faced by the U.S. in protecting the cities from future terrorist attacks. Among the issues he addressed were the role of state ...
21Jul 28, 2005
Medicare and Medicaid
Dr. McClellan talked about the 40th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid and President Lyndon Johnson’s signing of the original legislation. Topics included Medicare drug benefits, ...
8Jul 27, 2005
Supreme Court Justice Nomination
Senator Schumer’s speech was titled, “Modesty and Stability on the Bench: How John Roberts Can Convince Democrats to Vote for Him.” In his remarks he talked about the confirmation ...
62Jul 20, 2005
The prime minister of India addressed the national Press Club on India-U.S. relations and his perspectives on the changing global economy and geopolitics. He reflected on the aid of the United ...
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