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Posted on September 17, 2007
The National Rifle Association’s (NRA) executive vice president Wayne LaPierre and chief lobbyist Chris Cox are pleased to announce that the NRA will host the Celebration of American Values conference featuring 2008 Presidential candidates and other national leaders. Members of the media are invited to cover this two-day conference.
When: September 21: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. September 22: 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon
Where: Capitol Hilton The Presidential Ballroom 1001 16th Street, NW Washington, D.C. 20036
Members of the media must pre-register to reserve credentials to cover this event. Please contact 703.267.3820 to reserve your credentials today.
There will also be an announcement of a new initiative between NRA and the firearms industry on Friday, September 21 at 12:30 p.m. at the same venue.
The following speakers have confirmed participation to date:
Senator John McCain Senator Fred Thompson Mayor Rudy Giuliani Governor Mike Huckabee Governor Mitt Romney (videotaped message) Governor Bill Richardson (videotaped message)Congressman Duncan Hunter (videotaped message) Speaker Newt Gingrich Attorney General John AshcroftSenator Mitch McConnell Senator John ThuneCongressman John Dingell Congressman Harold Ford, Jr.Governor Haley BarbourSenator John BarrassoGovernor James GilmoreGlenn Beck
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