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 http://releases.usnewswire.com/redir.asp?ReleaseID=67371&Link=mailto:email@example.com . Anyone attempting to attend without RSVP'ing will not be permitted to enter the building. For any questions, please email http://releases.usnewswire.com/redir.asp?ReleaseID=67371&Link=mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org.
Refreshments will be served.
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