Schedule of Upcoming Luncheons at the National Press Club

Wednesday, May 19, 2010 General News J E 4
WASHINGTON, May 18 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 changes. Space may be reserved at any NPC Luncheon by calling 202-662-7501. To save time and avoid waiting in line, tickets can be paid for in advance by using a credit card or putting tickets on a house account if there is a credit card on file with the Club. Reservations are not required for Newsmakers, unless otherwise noted.


To find out more about what's happening at the National Press Club, check out the National Press Club's Web site at

The National Press Club Luncheon Series

May 19, 2010

The Honorable Tim Kaine, Chair, Democratic National Committee

TOPIC: Kaine will discuss his party's prospects in the 2010 elections, including how Democrats will talk to voters about the party's differences over priorities with Republicans.

May 21, 2010

Ted Leonsis, owner, The Washington Capitals


May 26, 2010

Barbara Bush, President, Global Health Corps

*****TOPIC: will speak out about the extreme disparity in health care between the world's rich and poor.

June 7, 2010

Gerald R. Ford Journalism Awards

Guest Speaker : Brent Scowcroft, National Security Advisor to Presidents Gerald R. Ford and George H.W. Bush


*****June 9, 2010

Ashley Judd, Actress

TOPIC: Ashley Judd will discuss the controversial practice of mountain top removal coal mining.

June 10, 2010

Steven Chu, Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy

*****TOPIC: Secretary Chu will talk about accelerating innovation to help meet our energy and climate goals.

*****June 21, 2010

Dr. Edward Miller, Dean and CEO Johns Hopkins Medicine

*****TOPIC: Dr. Miller will discuss a notable aspect of the new health care law: an increase of 32 million newly insured individuals.

*****June 23, 2010 - Speakers Press Conference

12 p.m. - 1 p.m. - Ballroom - Credentialed press can cover with ID

Oliver Stone, Director

TOPIC: Stone, whose latest film is "South of the Border," will speak about the movie, making it and the political issues it addresses.

July 7, 2010

Venus Williams, tennis champion


July 16, 2010

Tony Horton, Celebrity Fitness trainer and Creator, P90X

TOPIC: Horton will address the nation's obesity epidemic and its impact on declining fitness levels among U.S. military recruits. Horton will lead the audience in a P90X workout designed for military training at the National Press Club's first Speakers "Boot Camp" luncheon.

December 2, 2010

Muhtar Kent, Chairman and CEO, The Coca Cola Company


-- NPC Luncheon are open to credentialed members of the media. -- Luncheon tickets are open to the public except where noted as "members and guests only". -- For more information go to or email -- New events or updated information indicated by ******

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