Wednesday, June 14, 2006


MEMRI Must See Iran TV II

If you live in the DC Area, are concerned about the threat posed by Iran, you might find the following event very worthwhile.

The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) is holding a briefing, Must See Iran TV II on Capitol Hill. You’ll need special passes to attend, but the extra effort will be worth it.

Press Release below, also a link online:

News Advisory:

On Thursday June 15, 2006, The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) will be holding a briefing titled "Must See Iran TV II" on Capitol Hill. The briefing is sponsored by Senators Rick Santorum (R-PA) and Evan Bayh (D-IN).

Media are invited to view translated clips from Iranian television channels, many of whose themes include the Iranian nuclear and arms threat, martyrdom, oil and political threats and anti-Americanism.

The event is a follow up from last year's "Must See Iran TV."

Following brief opening remarks, there will be a video presentation of recent broadcast clips. The session will close with remarks by MEMRI President Yigal Carmon and a question and answer session.

These clips have been recorded by MEMRI from Iranian TV and translated from Farsi into English.

WHAT: "Must-See Iran TV II"

WHEN: Thursday June 15, from 3 to 4 p.m.

WHERE: Capitol Building, Mansfield Room (S-207)

For media who wish to attend, Capitol Police guidelines state that it is mandatory for non-Hill staff to RSVP to . Anyone attempting to attend without RSVP'ing will not be permitted to enter the building. For any questions, please email

Refreshments will be served.

Michael Vidikan

Director of Communications & Technology

W(202) 955-9070 x114

Also noted at A Soldier's Perspective

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