Press Release

Sally Ride to Discuss New Kerry Proposal to Encourage Women and Minorities to Pursue Science and Math

By SpaceRef Editor
June 29, 2004
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To: Assignment Desk, Daybook Editor, Political Reporter

Contact: Allison Dobson of John Kerry for President, 202-464-2800

News Advisory:

On Tuesday, June 29 at 1:30 p.m. EDT, former astronaut and the first woman in space Sally Ride will hold a conference call with reporters to discuss new Kerry proposals to encourage more women and minorities to pursue careers in science and math. Kerry will unveil the proposals tomorrow morning in a speech focused on expanding opportunity in America by strengthening education and lifelong learning – keys to success in the American economy.

Conference Call Tuesday, June 29 at 1:30 p.m. EDT:

To participate, please email Chris Jackson at or call him at 202-464-2800.

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