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 www.press.org.
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
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