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    Women Journalists on the Persian Gulf War

    The panelists discussed how they came to get their assignment in the Middle East and whether their experience in covering the war was any different than that of a man. The panelists…

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    Oliver North's Perspective

    Lieutenant Colonel North spoke to members of the National Press Club about the Iran-Contra affair, focusing on his tenure as a security council aide during the Reagan administration and his…

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    Children's Television

    Fred Rogers spoke about his experiences in children’s television. The creator and star of “Mister Rogers' Neighborhood” encouraged adults to go into children’s…

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    American Political System

    Mr. Perot spoke to the National Press Club audience about his thoughts on the American political system. In response to questions, he indicated that if individuals working…

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    Media Access During the Persian Gulf War

    Asst. Secretary Williams spoke as part of the Society of Professional Journalists' Freedom of Information Day. He talked about the government’s imposition of restrictive war…

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    South African Politics

    Nelson Mandela, leader of the African National Congress, a South African political party, held a press conference in the National Press Club to discuss his visit to the U.S. and the…

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    Reporting the War from Baghdad

    In his first Washington speech since his return from Baghdad, Peter Arnett discussed his reporting from Iraq during the Persian Gulf war. Mr. Arnett was the only American reporter…

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    South Africa

    During his historic visit to the United States, President de Klerk discussed changes in South Africa and its government. This is the first visit to the U.S. by a South African…

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    New Tonight Show Host

    Comedian Jay Leno, named by NBC television to replace Johnny Carson as host of the Tonight Show in the summer of 1992, addressed an audience at the National Press Club on various matters in…

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    President of the Russian Republic

    On a four day visit to Washington and New York, Boris Yeltsin, recently-elected leader of the Russian Republic, visited with President Bush in the White House and with members of Congress…

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    Czechoslovakian Transition to Democracy

    President Havel discussed the move towards democracy and an open
    market taking place in Czechoslovakia. He talked about
    the need for investment and the many opportunities for Western

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    Recent Supreme Court Abortion Decisions

    Ms. Wattleton, president of the family planning organization Planned Parenthood, spoke before the National Press Club on recent Supreme Court decisions concerning abortion rights,…

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    Address by Italian Prime Minister

    The Italian prime minister’s appearance came the day after he met with President Bush. Mr. Andreotti, who has served in the Italian government since World War II, spoke…

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    White Collar Crime

    Attorney General Dick Thornburgh discussed financial institution fraud and the Department of Justice investigations into savings and loan wrong doing. He discussed the steps the…

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    Peace in the Middle East

    Mr. Sharon, Israeli housing minister, discussed the path to peace in the Middle East and the role of Israel in the peace process. In order to attain peace, which Mr. Sharon…

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    The Vast Wasteland

    Mr. Minow, a former FCC Chairman, talked about the growth of public television. He gave a brief history of public broadcasting. In particular, he talked about WETA in…

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    Democratic Challenge in 1992 Elections

    Senator-Elect Wofford addressed a National Press Club luncheon to discuss the factors that allowed him to win a Pennsylvania Senate seat in a hotly contested race against former Attorney…

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    Gerald R. Ford Journalism Awards

    Former President Gerald Ford spoke before the National Press Club as a representative of the Ford Foundation to award two members of the Washington news media for excellence in…

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    Ukrainian Supreme Soviet

    Mr. Kravchuk talked about the future of the Ukraine as an independent state. He gave a brief history of the Ukraine and talked about the Ukrainian people. On December 1, 1990…

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    U.S.-Brazilian Relations

    Mr. Collor de Mello’s remarks were translated into English. The new president of Brazil discussed the growth of democracy and the deepening economic crisis in Brazil during…

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