999Jun 13, 2011
Innovation in Agriculture
Secretary Vilsack talked about global food safety. He also spoke about ways that the agriculture industry can provide biofuels to meet increased energy demands and lessen the effects of global ...
834Jan 13, 2011
Tim Pawlenty on U.S. Politics
Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty Pawlenty talked about political issues. Topics included the policies of President Obama, jobs creation, health care, education, and the federal ...
196Jan 12, 2011
Haiti Earthquake One Year Later
Gail McGovern talked about the progress and challenges in Haiti one year after the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that killed an estimated 230,000 people, injured 300,000, and left 2 million ...
408Dec 13, 2010
House Democratic Agenda
Outgoing House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) talked about the 2010 midterm election results and Democratic Party priorities in the upcoming 112th Congress. He also answered questions from ...
11,834Nov 29, 2010
Energy and Climate Policy
Energy Secretary Steven Chu talked about government investment in energy research and development. In his remarks he said that the U.S. will be overtaken by China in the energy sector without ...
401Nov 10, 2010
Child Hunger in the U.S.
Jeff Bridges talked about a new effort to end childhood hunger in America by 2015. Mr. Bridges is the national spokesperson for Share Our Strength’s “No Kid Hungry Campaign.” ...
1,146Oct 15, 2010
Condoleezza Rice Remarks
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice talked about her new book Condoleezza Rice: A Memoir of My Extraordinary, Ordinary Family and Me, about her childhood in Birmingham, ...
263Oct 15, 2010
Fourth Estate Award Dinner
Bob Schieffer was presented the National Press Club’s annual Fourth Estate Award for a lifetime of contributions and distinguished service to American journalism. Participants praised his ...
376Oct 8, 2010
Global Financial Markets and Economic Growth
Brian Moynihan talked about the new financial regulations laws and the state of the global economy. Following his prepared remarks, he responded to written questions from audience members.
7,917Oct 6, 2010
U.S. Public Health and Safety
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret Hamburg talked about the FDA’s efforts to more efficiently regulate prescription drugs and other medical technologies in the face of ...
841Sep 13, 2010
Anti-hunger and poverty advocate the Reverend David Beckmann talked about eliminating world hunger. An economist and ordained Lutheran minister, he was named a World Food Prize laureate in June ...
1,897Sep 10, 2010
Examining the Tea Party Panel
A panel discussion was held on the “Tea Party.” The participants presented their thoughts the party’s supporters, what they stand for, and their potential impact on the upcoming ...
403Sep 1, 2010
Obama Administration Economic Policies
Christina Romer talked about the first twenty months of the Obama administration. In her remarks she called for more federal stimulus funds.
Following her remarks she responded to ...
1,148Aug 19, 2010
Hurricane Katrina Fifth Anniversary
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu talked about the state of his city nearly five years after Hurricane Katrina and just four months after the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon BP oil rig. He ...
1,337Jul 27, 2010
Obama Administration Education Agenda
Education Secretary Arne Duncan talked about education reform, including the role of the federal government in education and the Obama administration’s vision for education reform. He ...
760Jul 22, 2010
Surface Coal Mining
Don Blankenship talked about his background in business and the need to perform more surface mining of coal in order to meet the nation’s energy requirements. He also answered questions ...
603Jul 7, 2010
Sports and Professional Business Principles
Venus Williams, 2010 Wimbledon women’s singles tournament winner, talked about the tournament, her play with the Washington Kastles of the WTT (World TeamTennis), and her new book, Come to ...
448Jun 21, 2010
Health Care Law and Medicaid
Dr. Edward Miller talked about expansion of health insurance coverage to 32 million newly insured individuals, including 16 million new Medicaid beneficiaries. He outlined Johns Hopkins ...
221Jun 18, 2010
Haiti Recovery, Foreign Aid and National Security
Dr. Rajiv Shah talked about the Haiti recovery effort as the six-month anniversary of the earthquake approached, including both success stories and remaining challenges. He outlined the ...
419Jun 15, 2010
Collaboration and Competition in Journalism
Paul Steiger talked about collaboration and competition in journalism. He also responded to questions from the audience.
Mr. Steiger, the 2007 winner of the National Press Club’s ...
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