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Media Advisory – Milestones of the Italian American Experience


Contact:   Elissa Ruffino (NIAF) 202/939-3106 or

CONFERENCE: Milestones of the Italian American Experience

SPONSOR: The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF)

WHEN: Saturday, October 16, 2004
2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

WHERE: Jefferson Room (Concourse Level)
Hilton Washington & Towers
1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington DC

Moderator: Dr. A. Kenneth Ciongoli
NIAF National Vice Chairman

Speakers: Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at NIH
Speaking on: Health

Hon. Louis Freeh
Former Director of the FBI

Speaking on: Law Enforcement/Terrorism

Governor Janet Napolitano
Arizona Governor

Speaking on: Public Policy

Justice Antonin Scalia
United States Supreme Court Justice

Speaking on: Law

The conference features prominent Italian Americans thinkers from a variety of fields addressing their area of expertise.

The conference is presented in conjunction with the NIAF 29th Anniversary Convention and Gala Weekend. All conferences are free and open to the public.

For more information, please contact: John Marino at 202/939-3115 or

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization based in Washington, DC and dedicated to preserving the heritage of Italian Americans. Visit .