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Contact:  Decennial Media Relations
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2000

Commerce Secretary and Census Bureau Director to Release First Census 2000 Data

** CENSUS BUREAU MEDIA ADVISORY **

Commerce Secretary Norman Y. Mineta, Under Secretary for Economic Affairs Robert J. Shapiro and Census Bureau Director Kenneth Prewitt will release the first set of Census 2000 numbers — the resident population and Congressional apportionment totals for each state — at a news briefing on Thursday, Dec. 28, at 11 a.m. EST, at the National Press Club.

Date:
Thursday, Dec. 28
Time:
11 a.m. EST
Place:
National Press Club — Ballroom
529 14th St. N.W.
Washington, D.C.

A live webcast of the briefing will be carried on the Census Bureau's Web site <http://www.census.gov>. Viewing the webcast requires RealPlayerTM software, which can be downloaded for free at <http://www.real.com/player/>.

Reporters who prefer to listen to an audiofeed of the news conference should call 703-871-3022 or 1-800-982-3472 after 10:50 a.m. EST.

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | PIO@census.gov | Last Revised: September 09, 2014