Fw: JUNE 7, 1999 12:30 PM - Internet and Satellite Broadcast: White HouseConference on Mental Healt

H. C. Covington at I CAN America (icanamerica@email.msn.com)
Mon, 7 Jun 1999 01:22:55 -0500


White House Conference on Mental Health June 7, 1999  --  Monday Alert June 7,
1999:

The following is an update on the White House Conference Today.  We recommend
that you or someone from your office participate in this very important
discussion with President and Mrs. Clinton, Vice President and Mrs. Gore and the
people of America as they address one of the more pressing human issues involved
in Service Delivery, Homelessness and Housing in Small Communities and rural
areas.  You can watch at your desk through the Internet or through a Satellite
Dish in a local building or through your cable TV company Public Access Channel.
See below for details.

If we can be of any assistance, please let us know.

H. C. Covington @ I CAN! America
Post Office Drawer 3444
Lafayette, Louisiana  70502
icanamerica@msn.com


           White House Conference on Mental Health:
      Working For a Healthier America

      Live satellite broadcast and webcast on June 7, 1999
      12:30 P.M. - 2:00 P.M. and 3:30 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. EDT


      TODAY -  Tipper Gore will chair a televised White House conference with
consumers, providers, advocacy groups, business leaders, community mental health
resources, and local, state and national elected officials as well as leaders in
mental health research and pharmacology, service delivery and insurance
coverage.

      This event will also be braodcast over the internet through NASA.  To join
the office internet chat group, click on the URL below and follow the
instructions:
      http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/ltc/whitehouse/index.html

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      If you have access to a Satellite downlink (dish) the following
instructions will get you live on line with the broadcast in a much larger
format.

      SATELLITE COORDINATES


      The Broadcast will be transmitted in two parts. The first part will
broadcast 12:30PM to 2PM EDT and hosts the President with policy announcements
regarding mental health. The President will be joined by the White House
Conference on Mental Health Chair and President's Mental Health Policy Advisor
Mrs. Gore, Vice President Al Gore, the First Lady and others.

      The second part will be a town-hall meeting interacting the Vice President
and Mrs. Gore with three cities: Atlanta, GA; Flint, MI and Portland, OR. The
second part will broadcast 3:30PM to 5:00PM EDT. The break is to allow for lunch
or discussions. If you would like to receive an email update regarding this
conference, click here.
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      Satellite Coordinates:

      C-Band:
      GE1, transponder 1
      Orbital Location: 103 degrees West
      Downlink Frequency: 3720 MHz
      Horizontal Polarity
      Audio: 6.2 and 6.8
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