WorldNetDaily.com will be represented at the National Press Club today in a conservation-oriented luncheon speech featuring actress Stefanie Powers.
Rebecca Hagelin, WND's vice president for communications, was invited to sit at the head table for the event, which will be broadcast on C-SPAN and National Public Radio. The event begins at 12:30 p.m.
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Accress Stefanie Powers, president of the William Holden Wildlife Foundation and spokesperson for the Bushmeat Crisis Task Force, will be the featured speaker. According to a press release, Powers' comments will focus on her organization's "efforts to conserve wildlife populations threatened by illegal commercial hunting of endangered wildlife species, including elephants, gorillas, chimpanzees and other species. The BCTF, founded in 1999, is a consortium of conservation organizations and professionals dedicated to the conservation of wildlife populations threatened by commercial hunting of wildlife for sale as meat."
Joining Powers at the head table, in addition to Hagelin, will be: Jay Ambrose, Scripps-Howard News Service; Pierre Steyn, Washington bureau chief for National Media, South Africa; Mike Rhea, Reuters; Eleanor Clift, Newsweek; John Martin, ABC News; Gil Klein, Media General News Service; Jackie Koszczuk, Knight Ridder Washington Bureau; Faye Fiore, Los Angeles Times; Marcellin Agnana, director of Wildlife and National Parks of the Congo; Mike Fay of the National Geographic Society; Michael Hutchins, Ph.D., author, professor and current chair of the William Conway Chair in Conservation; Dick Ryan, president of the National Press Club; Frank Aukofer, chairman of the Speakers Committee; and Emily Murray, producer and guest booker, CBN News and member of the speakers committee.