|Notice to the Press|
Office of the Spokesman
November 14, 2008
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to Name Ken Griffey, Jr., to Public Diplomacy Role
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will make an announcement regarding Major League Baseball All-Star Ken Griffey, Jr., on Tuesday, November 18, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. in the Treaty Room of the U.S. Department of State. Secretary Rice and Mr. Griffey will deliver brief remarks at the event, which is open for press coverage. Released on November 14, 2008
Pickup time for cameras: 10:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance
Final access time for all press: 10:45 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance
Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of the following: (1) a U.S. Government-issued identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense, or Foreign Press Center), (2) a media-issued photo identification card, or (3) a letter from their employer on letterhead verifying their employment as a journalist, accompanied by an official photo identification (driver’s license or passport).
For additional information on the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs or Public Diplomacy envoys, please visit www.exchanges.state.gov.
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
Office of Press Relations
U.S. Department of State