Contact: Decennial Media Relations
At a news conference on Tuesday, March 14, Census Bureau Director Kenneth Prewitt will note that Census 2000 is in the hands of the public, and encourage the nation's residents to complete and mail back their census questionnaires.
From March 13 to March 15, the U.S. Postal Service will deliver almost 100 million Census 2000 questionnaires to households across the country. Millions more already have been delivered by Census Bureau workers.
A live webcast of the briefing will be carried on the Census Bureau's Web site <http://www.census.gov>. Viewing the webcast requires RealPlayer software, which can be downloaded for free at <http://www.real.com/player/>.
Reporters may attend the briefing in person or participate via conference call. If you wish to take part in the conference call, telephone 301-457-3691 by 10:50 a.m. EST to obtain the conference number.