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Secretary Kerry To Deliver Remarks at the Dedication of a Bust of Winston Churchill

Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
October 29, 2013


Secretary of State John Kerry will deliver remarks at the dedication of a bust of Winston Churchill in National Statuary Hall of the United States Capitol on October 30th.

The bust is being placed pursuant to H. Res. 497, which was authored by House Speaker John Boehner and passed the House shortly before the 70th anniversary of Churchill's wartime address to a joint meeting of Congress. Speaker Boehner, along with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi will also participate in the dedication.

The ceremony will begin at 11:00 a.m. and will be live-streamed on

The ceremony will be pooled press coverage. All media must contact their respective congressional media gallery for coverage details.

For daily print media, please contact Laura Reed of the House Press Gallery (202) 225-3945. For periodical press inquiries, please contact Jenn Walters of the Periodical Press Gallery (202) 225-2941. For video inquiries, please contact Kinsey Harvey of the House Radio-TV Correspondents’ Gallery at (202) 225-5214. For still photographer inquiries, please contact Mark Abraham of the Senate Photographers Gallery at (202) 224-6458.

For further information, please contact the Department of State Office of Press Relations at (202) 647-2492.

PRN: 2013/1313


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