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Advisory: President Barack Obama to Hold News Conference Wednesday, April 29

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                  April 24, 2009
 
PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA TO HOLD NEWS CONFERENCE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29
**Credentialing information included below**

On Wednesday, April 29th, President Barack Obama will convene a nationally-televised news conference at 8:00PM EDT at the White House.

Due to limited space, members of the media interested in attending must apply for credentials by following the instructions below. All members of the media interested in attending, including current White House hard pass holders, MUST APPLY FOR CREDENTIALS.

To request a credential, media members must apply HERE. The deadline to apply is 12:00PM EDT on Monday, April 27th.

Members who do not currently hold a White House hard pass MUST also email the following information to press@who.eop.gov:
Full name
Date of birth
Social security number
Country of citizenship


NOTE: All riser positions have already been allocated. A pool feed will be available.

Applicants will be notified by 6:00PM EDT on Tuesday, April 28th if credentials have been granted and will then be provided with logistical information.