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    Future of the Kennedy Center

    Deborah Rutter talked about her plan for the future of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. She emphasized the importance or arts education and cultural…

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    College Athletics and U.S. Olympic Teams

    U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun talked about the the importance of maintaining college athletic programs in order to sustain the U.S. Olympic teams. He responded to questions…

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    Secretary Thomas Perez on Jobs and the Economy

    Labor Secretary Thomas Perez talked about the state of the U.S. economy.

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    Voter Identification Laws and the 2014 Midterm Elections

    Election experts Sherrilyn Ifill and Hans von Spakovsky spoke at a National Press Club Newsmaker event on the potential impact on the 2014 midterm elections of state voter identification…

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    Minority Whip Steny Hoyer on House Democratic Agenda

    Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) talked about the House Democratic agenda. He also discussed partisanship and the congressional agenda following November’s midterm…

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    Former Senator James Webb on Economic Fairness and Foreign Policy

    Former Senator James Webb (D-VA) talked about economic fairness, foreign policy, and the balance of power between Congress and the president. He said that he was considering running…

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    Larry Merlo on Corporate Responsibility

    Larry Merlo, president and chief executive officer of CVS Health, spoke at a National Press Club luncheon about corporate responsibility. He defended the company’s decision to…

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    John Stumpf on Role of Financial Services

    Wells Fargo Chief Executive Officer John Stumpf discussed the role of financial services in the economy and banking issues. He said he was optimistic about the economy, but addressed…

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    Ken Burns on The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

    Ken Burns spoke at a National Press Club luncheon about his documentary series, The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, in which he chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor…

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    Ralph Nader and Grover Norquist on Bipartisanship

    Grover Norquist and Ralph Nader spoke at a National Press Club luncheon about bipartisanship and political compromise. They discussed issues such as government transparency, minimum…

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    Vaccinations and Disease Prevention

    Public health experts talked about the increasing number of outbreaks of diseases that had largely been eliminated by vaccinations generations ago. Many doctors attribute the rising…

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    Afghanistan Outlook

    Matthew Rosenberg talked about the outlook for Afghanistan’s political and national security future. He also discussed his concerns about the corruption in Afghanistan, the…

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    Immigration Courts

    Two federal administrative judges, speaking as representatives of the National Association of Immigration Judges, talked about the influx of unaccompanied children into the U.S., and the…

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    National World War I Memorial

    Edwin Fountain talked about legislation to authorize the redevelopment of Pershing Park in Washington, D.C., as a national World War I memorial after efforts to place a memorial on the…

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    U.S.-Africa Relations

    South African President Jacob Zuma spoke at a National Press Club luncheon about his expectations for the upcoming U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. He also spoke about the…

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    Central African Security

    Republic of Congo President Denis Sassou-Nguesso talked about foreign policy and the security and stability in Central Africa and his role as a mediator. Other topics included the…

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    Tom Frieden on Public Health and Safety

    Tom Frieden spoke at a National Press Club Luncheon about antibiotic resistant diseases and how they are most commonly spread in hospitals. He urged quick action to get ahead of…

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    Transportation Infrastructure Investments

    Secretary Anthony Foxx talked about infrastructure spending at a National Press Club luncheon. In his speech he called on Congress to pass a long-term transportation funding and…

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    Book Discussion on Mayor for Life

    Marion Barry talked about his book, Mayor for Life: The Incredible Story of Marion Barry, Jr., in which he discusses his upbringing in Mississippi and Memphis, his early political activism,…

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    Representative John Dingell on Congress

    Representative John Dingell (D-MI) gave a National Press Club luncheon speech titled “When Congress Worked.” He talked about his some of the changes he had seen during his…

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