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Release No: 069-11
August 12, 2011

"Clinton-Panetta Conversation" Announced

             Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will conduct a televised conversation on Tuesday, Aug. 16 at the National Defense University, Ft. McNair, Washington, D.C.  The event will take place at the National Defense University's Abraham Lincoln Hall at approximately 10:15 a.m. EDT.  It will be moderated by CNN's Wolf Blitzer.

            CNN will provide live pool coverage feed.  Please contact Lindy.royce@turner.com at CNN for more information.  The event will be streamed live on http://www.state.gov and http://www.defense.gov.

            The event will be open to credentialed journalists and still photographers, and will be coverage only.  Media wishing to attend must RSVP to Shelley.Su@ndu.edu or 202-685-2344.  Please provide: full name, affiliation, e-mail address, phone number, and vehicle year, color, make and license plate number.

            Pre-set time for still photographers:  7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.  Final access time for journalists: 9 a.m.  Media in cars should enter the gate on 2nd Street S.W. to allow time for a vehicle security search.  Media on foot should enter at 4th and P Street S.W.

            Media point of contact at the National Defense University is Shelley Su, Shelley.Su@ndu.edu, 202-685-2344.

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