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Secretary Clinton to Receive the Woodrow Wilson Center Award for Public Service

Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
April 25, 2012


On April 26th, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver remarks and accept the Public Service Award from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Jane Harman and Christine Lagarde will also deliver remarks during the dinner.

The Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service is presented to outstanding leaders of business, government, the arts and sciences, and beyond who have devoted their careers and lives to improve the quality of life in their countries and around the world. Their legacies reflect the values of the United States' 28th President, Woodrow Wilson, a leader who believed that, "There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed."

The dinner begins at 7:40 p.m. at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, DC.

The event will be open press for remarks and will be live streamed at

Pre-sets for video cameras: 5:00 p.m. from the front entrance of the Four Seasons Hotel.
Final access for journalists and still photographers: 6:00 p.m. from the front entrance of the Four Seasons Hotel.

For further information or to rsvp, please contact Drew Sample of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars at 202 691 4379 or by email at

PRN: 2012/641


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