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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2001

Census Bureau to Announce Decision on Whether To Adjust Census 2000 Population Counts

*** CENSUS BUREAU MEDIA ADVISORY ***

What:
The Commerce Department's Census Bureau will hold a news conference to announce the decision on whether to adjust Census 2000 population data. Census Bureau Acting Director William Barron's decision will be based on the Executive Steering Committee for Accuracy and Coverage Evaluation Policy's (ESCAP) detailed report and recommendation.
Who:
William Barron, Census Bureau acting director; and
John H. Thompson, principal associate director for programs.
When:
Wednesday, Oct. 17; 11 a.m. EDT
Where:
National Press Club
529 14th St., N.W.
Holeman Lounge
Washington, D.C.

A live webcast of the briefing will be accessible via 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/.

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | PIO@census.gov | Last Revised: February 10, 2014