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"A Discussion on American Innovation, Trade, and the Next 10 Million Jobs"


Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
December 13, 2011

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will join PBS NewsHour’s Jim Lehrer for “Innovation and the Global Marketplace: A Discussion on American Innovation, Trade, and the Next 10 Million Jobs,” at 11:00 a.m. on December 14 at the Newseum in Washington, DC.

The live discussion will be part of a panel event featuring conversations between PBS NewsHour correspondents and leaders from across the private and public sectors, exploring the critical connections between American jobs, economic growth and U.S. relationships around the world. These conversations will explore issues like trade agreements, public diplomacy, global innovation patterns and policies, the impact of technology on international relationships and geopolitics, and the rapidly changing global marketplace.

The event is hosted by PBS NewsHour, The Aspen Institute and Intel.

This event can be viewed live on www.state.gov .

Pre-set time for cameras: 7:30 a.m.

Final access time for all press: 10:00 a.m.

Media Contact:
Anne Bell, PBS NewsHour
Phone: 703-998-2175
Cell: 703-334-1193
abell@newhour.org



PRN: 2011/2127

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