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2013-10-25 20:21:46

National Press Club retrospective on the 50th Anniversary of JFK Assassination Monday, Nov. 4 at 6:30 WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four journalists who went on to prominent careers will share their experiences in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963 when Lee Harvey Oswald's shots changed their lives - and the life of the nation - forever. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) CBS News Senior Correspondent Bob Schieffer was a cub reporter on the Fort...

2013-09-25 12:23:29

Tickets to Nov. 20 Program Featuring Secret Service Agent Clint Hill and CBS News Correspondent Bob Schieffer Go on Sale Oct. 7 WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, Nov. 22, the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the Newseum will host JFK Remembrance Day, featuring a number of special events and exclusive programs. The news museum, a top attraction in Washington, D.C., will host a daylong series of JFK-themed discussions...

2013-03-20 08:28:08

BETHESDA, Md., March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the third straight year, CBS newsman and bladder cancer survivor Bob Schieffer has agreed to serve as honorary chair for the national Walks for Bladder Cancer Day set for Saturday, May 4, 2013. The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN), the first national advocacy organization dedicated to advancing bladder cancer research, support and education, announced that Schieffer and other advocates in the Washington DC area will walk in...

2011-05-06 12:02:00

BETHESDA, Md., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN), the first national advocacy organization dedicated to advancing bladder cancer research and education, announced today that bladder cancer survivors, caregivers, loved ones and friends across the country are Walking for Bladder Cancer this Saturday, May 7, in celebration of Bladder Cancer Awareness Day. CBS anchor and bladder cancer survivor Bob Schieffer will serve as the honorary chair for...

2010-04-28 14:22:00

The Levon Helm Band to Perform; NYC Mayor Bloomberg to Speak NEW YORK, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three luminaries of the music, news and sports broadcasting professions will be honored in New York City on May 5 at WFUV Radio's Annual Gala 2010. Legendary singer, musician and multiple Grammy-winner Levon Helm will receive the WFUV Sound & Vision Award; Baseball Hall of Fame member Ernie Harwell, longtime broadcaster for the Detroit Tigers, will receive the Vin Scully...

2010-01-27 11:54:00

Inaugural Gala for Alan Bjerga Will Feature Schieffer, Klobuchar, and Bennett, Jan. 30 WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The newly-elected president of the National Press Club, Alan Bjerga of Bloomberg News, will address domestic and foreign issues facing journalists at a black-tie inaugural gala for the organization's 103rd president in Washington, D.C., Saturday, Jan. 30. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) "In a time when U.S. newsrooms are...

2010-01-25 09:35:00

CBS' Schieffer, Sen. Klobuchar, and Bloomberg Exec Editor to Headline Black-Tie Gala WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National media and political figures will gather to honor the newly-elected president of the National Press Club, Alan Bjerga of Bloomberg News, at a black-tie inaugural event in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Jan. 30. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) Bjerga, who covers agricultural policy for Bloomberg News, is the Press Club's...

2010-01-11 17:02:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club has announced that U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota (D) and Amanda Bennett of Bloomberg News will be the featured speakers for the Press Club's 103rd presidential black-tie inaugural gala in Washington, D.C., Saturday, January 30. Incoming NPC president Alan Bjerga, 36, of Bloomberg News begins his one-year term on Jan. 15 at the annual membership meeting, succeeeding USA Today's Donna Leinwand. (Logo:...

2009-12-16 11:55:00

Bjerga of Bloomberg News Will be Sworn in as 103rd President of Leading Journalists' Association WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alan Bjerga of Bloomberg News will be inaugurated as the 103rd president of the National Press Club, the world's leading professional organization for journalists, at a black tie gala at the Press Club in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, January 30, 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) Bjerga, 36, who covers...

2009-12-11 19:30:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club, the world's leading professional organization for journalists, announced today its membership has elected Bloomberg News correspondent Alan Bjerga as its 103rd president. Bjerga will succeed USA Today reporter Donna Leinwand for a one-year term starting Jan. 15, 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) Bjerga, 36, is currently the National Press Club's vice president. He also has served as...