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Wednesday, July 19, 2006
Salam, C-Span will today air the Arab American Emergency Summit on the Middle East Crisis organized by the Arab American Institute (AAI). The summit will take place today from noon to 3 P.M. C-Span will tape the event and air it later in the day. Exact time has yet to be decided. To view C-Span's schedule, please visit: http://inside.c-spanarchives.org:8080/cspan/fullschedule.csp?timeid=212020054156. The Emergency Summit will feature a town hall meeting hosted by Congressmen Nick Rahall and Darrell Issa and other members of Congress who want to hear about the situation in Lebanon and Gaza from the perspective of Arab Americans. Delegates will also meet with the State Department's Catherine Barry, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Overseas Citizens Services about the evacuation of the approximately 25.000 U.S. citizens trapped by the fighting. Founded in 1985, the Arab American Institute (AAI) is a nonprofit organization committed to the civic and political empowerment of Americans of Arab descent. AAI provides policy, research and public affairs services to support a broad range of community activities. For more information on AAI, please visit www.aaiusa.org.
Posted by PALFORCE at 7/19/2006 03:37:00 PM