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    Washington, D.C., Transit System

    Paul Wiedefeld gave an update on the troubled Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, which operates the District of Columbia’s subway and bus system. He talked about how the agency…

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    EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy on Environmental Policy

    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy talked about environmental policy, efforts to combat climate change, and improving public health. She outlined the environmental…

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    Cancer Treatment and Research

    Doctors Gary Gilliland and David Maloney, both leaders in new cancer treatments, outlined the latest research in using the body’s own immune system to treat cancer.

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    Presidential Transitions

    A discussion on the presidential transition process was held at the National Press Club. Participating in the conversation were members of previous administrations including Clinton White…

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    Peter Thiel on Campaign 2016

    Peter Thiel spoke about his support for Republican presidential nominee. Mr. Thiel, who officially endorsed Mr. Trump at the 2016 Republican National Convention, said he had a strong bias…

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    Education Secretary John King on Civic Engagement and U.S. Schools

    Education Secretary John King talked about the role played by U.S. schools to prepare students for civic engagement, as well as the Obama administration’s legacy on education policy. Among his…

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    Navy Operations

    Navy Secretary Ray Mabus spoke at a National Press Club luncheon on his top priorities for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Those include shipbuilding, energy security, and personnel. He…

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    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Writings on the Wall

    Author and former NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar talked about his views on race relations and the inspirations behind his latest book, Writings on the Wall: Searching for a New Equality Beyond…

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    World Trade Organization Outlook

    World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Roberto Azevedo spoke at a National Press Club luncheon emphasizing the benefits of global trade. He discussed the slowing growth in global…

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    Rural Communities and Agriculture

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack outlined a new report showing growth in the organic products industry. The report showed that in 2014 “bio-based” ethanol, textiles, and cleaning supply products…

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    Gun Control Legislation

    Senator Christopher Murphy (D-CT) called for changes to America’s gun laws, an issue he considered his top priority in the Senate. He contrasted the two sides of the gun debate and spoke…

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    K-12 Education Programs and Campaign 2016

    The National Press Club’s Newsmaker Committee held an event focusing on education issues in the 2016 election. This portion included a panel discussion analyzing the kindergarten through…

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    Declassification of September 11, 2001, Terrorist Attacks Report

    Former Senator Bob Graham (D-FL) talked about the 28 redacted pages released July 15, 2016, of recently declassified material from the congressional Joint Inquiry into Intelligence Community…

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    House Republican 2016 Agenda

    Representative Greg Walden (R-OR), chair of the National Republican Congressional Committee, spoke about House Republican strategy in 2016. He spoke about voter outreach, his party’s messaging,…

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    Self-Driving Cars

    Christopher Hart spoke at a National Press Club luncheon about the development of self-driving cars, as well as recent safety incidents on trains, planes, and public transit. In his speech he…

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    Higher Education Programs and Campaign 2016

    The National Press Club’s Newsmaker Committee held an event focusing on education issues in the 2016 election. This portion included a panel discussion analyzing higher education policies…

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    Teamsters Debate

    Fred Zuckerman and Ken Hall, candidates for top offices in the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, participated in a debate. Fred Zuckerman was challenging incumbent president James…

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    National Parks Service Centennial

    Jonathan Jarvis talked about the centennial of the nation’s national parks system on August 26, 2016. He talked about environmental concerns, increasing fees to cover the cost of park…

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    Istanbul Airport Attack

    Thomas Kemper spoke about surviving the terrorist attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport on June 28, 2016. In addition, Mr. Kemper described the role of religion in combating terrorism and…

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    National Press Club Luncheon with Michael York

    Michael York talked about his battle with amyloidosis, a rare disease that occurs when abnormal protein builds up in organs.

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