Secretary Clinton to Deliver Remarks on American Global Leadership to the Center for American Progress on October 12

Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
October 6, 2011

On October 12, 2011, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver remarks on American global leadership at the “American Idea: A More Perfect Union” Conference hosted by the Center for American Progress, at the Decatur House in Washington, DC.

Secretary Clinton’s remarks at approximately 12:00 p.m. will be open to credentialed members of the media. Her remarks will be followed by a question and answer session with the audience. Media must RSVP to attend: or (202) 203-8689. Press access times will be forthcoming in the public schedule.

Decatur House
1610 H Street, NW
Washington, DC

The Center for American Progress is holding a two-day conference “American Idea: A More Perfect Union” to examine the core American ideas and values that have catalyzed progress and innovation in our country on October 11-12 in Washington, DC. A full agenda is here. Other portions of the program are open to press. To RSVP, please email Laura Pereyra at

Also participating in the conference will be Gov. Martin O’Malley (D-MD), Sen. Al Franken (D-MN), Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM), Former Sen. Tom Daschle (D-SD), Congressman John Lewis (D-GA), Bishop Gene Robinson, Carol Browner, Angela Glover Blackwell, Manuel Pastor, Andy Stern, and Jose Antonio Vargas.


Center for American Progress
Laura Pereyra
(202) 203-8689.

Department of State
Office of Press Relations
(202) 647-2492

PRN: 2011/1679