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Secretary Clinton Rings The Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange

Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
September 18, 2009


Event to be on September 21, 2009 at 9:30 a.m. at the New York Stock Exchange in Manhattan, NY

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will visit the New York Stock Exchange and ring the Opening Bell on Monday, September 21. Secretary Clinton will be in New York to attend the 64th session of the UN General Assembly.

The event will be open to the press. Media interested in attending must contact Judy Shaw at 212.656.4290 in order to obtain entry into the building. Please note that the use of wireless equipment/gear/microphones is not permitted inside the NYSE due to interference with NYSE broadcasting frequencies.

The press entrance will be at the Security Checkpoint at Exchange & Broad Streets.

8:30 a.m. Media escorted into the building

9:15 a.m. Photo Opportunity/Secretary Clinton signs the NYSE Guest Book

9:30 a.m. Secretary Clinton rings The Opening Bell

9:32 a.m. Photo Opportunity/Secretary Clinton on the trading floor from the NYSE Members Gallery

A live webcast of The Opening Bell (beginning at 9:29 a.m.) will be available on the homepage of


U.S. Department of State
Office of Press Relations
(202) 647-2492

New York Stock Exchange
Judy Shaw
(212) 656-4290

PRN: 2009/942


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