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Media Advisory                                             Contact: Emily Lenzner, 917-449-6491 or     

For Thursday, August 7, 2003                                       Trevor FitzGibbon, 202-246-5303,

    Fenton Communications

AL GORE TO GIVE MAJOR POLICY SPEECH ON IRAQ WAR AFTERMATH

Sponsored by MoveOn.org

Thursday, August 7th, 11 a.m. in New York City

 

Former Vice-President Al Gore will give a major policy speech in New York City this Thursday morning, sponsored by MoveOn.org, the online grassroots democracy group.

 

The speech will be his first major address on Iraq and Administration policy since opposing the Bush plan for war, in San Francisco last September.  He will also address economic and environmental challenges facing the country.

 

The audience will be drawn from the over 120,000 MoveOn.org members in the New York area, invited and ticketed online.

 

Members of the media are asked to RSVP, as space is limited. Contact Emily Lenzner at 917-449-6491 in New York or Trevor Fitzgibbon at 202-246-5303 in Washington, DC.

 

Journalists around the nation can listen to the speech by calling 303-928-2636 ID is 8380541. It will be webcast by MoveOn.org later that day.

 

The speech will be given at:

 

Eisner and Lubin Auditorium

Kimmel Center for University Life

4th Floor

60 Washington Square South, New York City

 

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