Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
June 5, 2009


The Sewall-Belmont House and Museum will honor Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at its prestigious Alice Award Luncheon on Monday, June 8, 2009, at 11:45 a.m., at 144 Constitution Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002. Each year, the Alice Award honors a woman who has broken barriers and set new precedents for women.

The Alice Award is named after Alice Paul – suffragist, human rights activist and founder of the National Woman’s Party – who spent her life tirelessly working for women’s equality. Past honorees include Katie Couric; Senators Mary Landrieu and Kay Bailey Hutchison; the women pioneers of NPR – Cokie Roberts, Susan Stamberg, Nina Totenberg and Linda Wertheimer; Tipper Gore; Billie Jean King; Evelyn Lauder.

This event is open press coverage for writers and still photography, closed press for video cameras. All writers and still photographers must RSVP with Page Harrington, at 202-546-1210 Ext. 20, by 12:00 p.m., Sunday, June 7, 2009.

Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of one of the following: (1) a U.S. government-issued identification card (State Department, White House, Congress, Defense Department, Foreign Press Center), (2) a media-issued photo identity card, or (3) a letter from their employer on letterhead verifying their employment as a journalist, accompanied by official photo identification (driver’s license or passport).

Media Contact:
Page Harrington
(202) 546-1210 Ext. 20

Office of Press Relations, U.S. Department of State
(202) 647-2492



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