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    Saturday Night Massacre 40th Anniversary

    William Ruckelshaus, Bob Woodward, Jill Wine-Banks and others spoke at an event commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Saturday Night Massacre, when President Nixon fired Watergate…

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    The History of Baseball

    Mr. Burns talked about his nine-part PBS documentary, “Baseball,” and described some of the history of the sport. Topics included Yogi Berra, Babe Ruth, the Negro…

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    The Future of Journalism

    Dan Rather, representatives from the Associated Press (AP) and the New York Times, and a journalism professor participated in a panel discussion on the future of journalism. Topics…

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    State of the United States

    Mr. Vidal spoke about his perspectives on the problems facing the United States, including crime and health care. He also talked about the growth of government and its continuing…

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    Memories of President Truman

    Mrs. Daniel, daughter of President Harry Truman, reminisced about the
    presidential career of her father. Following her prepared remarks,
    she answered questions from the audience,…

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    U.N. Human Development Report 1991

    Mr. Draper discussed the recently released human development report from the United Nations Development Program on economic and social development in Third World countries. The…

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    Multiracial Democracy in South Africa

    President Mandela talked about his experiences in the first few months of office and his goals for continuing to reform South African political, societal and economic institutions.

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    The Making of The Civil War

    Mr. Burns described the five year project of making the television program, The Civil War. Broadcast during five evenings in October, 1990, twenty hours in all, it had the largest…

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    National Press Club at 100

    Veteran Washington journalists told stories and reflected on the National Press Club’s colorful history on the occasion of its 100th anniversary. The NPC was founded by 32…

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    U.S. Occupation of Haiti

    ive coverage of a luncheon address by exiled haitian president jean bertrandaristide to the national press club. President Aristide spoke about the current government in Haiti, U.S.…

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    Washington Journal: Thursday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Future of Journalism

    Neil Budde, who has 30 years of experience working for newspapers and online
    publishers, talked about the future of journalism. He talked about how news has changed in the past 20…

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    North Korea, Asian Trade and Democracy

    South Korean statesman Kim Dae-Jung talked about the political and economic future of the Korean Peninsula. Following his address, he took questions from the audience.

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    Turkish Presidential Speech

    After Turgut Ozal established the Motherland Party in Turkey in 1983, it gained 211 seats in the 400-seat Grand National Assembly. He was elected president of Turkey in 1989. President…

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    War Reporting

    War Correspondents from World War II through recent events in Afghanistan talked about their experiences in combat zones and reporting during wartime. Among the topics they addressed…

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    Northern Ireland Peace Process

    Mr. Adams spoke about the prospects for peace in Northern Ireland.
    On Monday, U.S. President Bill Clinton lifted the ban on government
    contacts with Sinn Fein, the political branch of…

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    World War II Cartoonist Perspective

    Mr. Maudlin spoke about his tenure as a World War II cartoonist working for Stars and Stripes.

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    Washington Political Humor

    Mr. Keillor spoke about his work as a radio humorist on A Prairie Home Companion on National Public Radio. He also discussed his books on the satirical side of Washington, DC.…

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    U.S. Poet Laureate

    U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove addressed members of the National Press
    Club concerning her views on poetry and her desire to encourage the
    spread of poetry. At age 41, Rita Dove is the…

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    The Economics of Journalism

    A panel of journalists talked about the kidnapping and murder of Wall Street Journal correspondent Daniel Pearl and its implication for other journalists abroad. They also talked about…

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