News articles for National Press Club:
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
National Press Club Urges Iran to Free Washington Post Reporter
WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club pressed the government of Iran on Wednesday to do its utmost to free a Washington Post reporter who has been in jail for 140 days and counting.
Jason Rezaian has been imprisoned without any public airing of ... read more
Friday, December 5, 2014
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Schedule of Upcoming Luncheons at the National Press Club
WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is a schedule of upcoming luncheons at the National Press Club. Luncheon tickets are open to the public except where noted as "members and guests only." Credentialed press may cover Luncheons and Newsmakers. Events listed are subject to last-minute ... read more
Friday, October 3, 2014
NPC Newsmaker Program: The Ukraine Crisis: Is Nuclear Conflict Likely?
WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Australia's Dr. Helen Caldicott - a longtime advocate of citizen action to address nuclear and environmental crisis, founding President of Physicians for Social Responsibility and a 1985 Nobel Peace Prize nominee - believes the current crisis in Ukraine is evidence that ... read more
Friday, August 29, 2014
Vaccines at the Crossroads: Outbreaks On the Rise Across America
WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Diseases largely eradicated in the United States a generation ago are returning. Measles was declared eliminated in 2000, yet the CDC reports 593 confirmed cases in 2014 as of August 15--the highest incidence in 20 years. In July, California's public health department declared whooping ... read more
Thursday, July 24, 2014
National Press Club Expresses Concern Over Reported Detention of Journalists in Iran
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club expressed concern Thursday over reports that a Washington Post reporter, his wife and two photojournalists have been detained in Iran.
"If these reports are accurate, we urge the Iranian authorities to promptly explain this action and to release ... read more