Contact: Public Information Office
Mark Tolbert III
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2001
Census Bureau to Announce Decision on Whether To Adjust Census 2000 Population Counts
*** CENSUS BUREAU MEDIA ADVISORY ***
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.
William Barron, Census Bureau acting director; and
John H. Thompson, principal associate director for programs.
Wednesday, Oct. 17; 11 a.m. EDT
National Press Club
529 14th St., N.W.
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/.