Secretary of Defense William J. Perry will address the combined meeting of theMid-America Committee, the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations and theChicagoland Chamber of Commerce, Monday, Dec. 11, at 11:20 a.m. (CST) at theChicago Hilton and Towers, Grand Ballroom, 720 South Michigan Ave., Chicago,Ill.
Topic of the speech will be the U.S. military peacekeeping mission inOperation Joint Endeavor in Bosnia.
The event is open to the news media and a media availability will follow thespeech. News media interested in attending the speech and/or participating inthe media availability may contact Ms.Graziella Figi, Mid-America Committeesenior consultant, at (312) 236-8745.
DoD plans carry a live, audio only, feed of Secretary Perry's speech and mediaavailability on the Pentagon cable system. For more information on the audiofeed, contact Mr. Terry Mitchell at (703) 695-0169.