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PRESIDENT FORUM ON LONG TERM CARE AND NATIONAL HEALTH CARE REFORM

 PRESIDENT FORUM ON LONG TERM CARE AND NATIONAL HEALTH CARE REFORM
 A diverse coalition of people and organizations concerned about the state of health care in the United States and the accessibility of that care, have come together to hold a forum on the subject for the 1992 Democratic U.S. Presidential candidates. The forum is scheduled for Thursday morning, 10 a.m., Jan. 30, 1992 at White's Restaurant on the Watuppa, Route 6, Westport, Mass. (directions below).
 The following organizations are co-sponsoring the forum:
 -- Massachusetts AFL-CIO
 -- Massachusetts Senior Action Council
 -- Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union
 -- Families U.S.A.
 An additional 25 labor, educational, senior citizens, and human service agencies are also co-sponsoring the forum and will be mobilizing their memberships and 1,500 guests are expected to attend.
 The Forum Organizing Committee has received confirmation that the following candidates and/or their policy staff will be attending:
 -- Governor Bill Clinton
 -- Senator Bob Kerrey
 -- Paul Tsongas
 The following candidates have not yet confirmed their participation:
 -- Senator Tom Harkin
 -- Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown
 The forum will be moderated by Tenth Congressional District Representative Gerry Studds. Other panelists will include:
 -- Jefferey Kirsch, field director of Families U.S.A. and executive director of the National Long Term Care Campaign
 -- Steven Grossman, chairman, Massachusetts Democratic Party
 -- A representative of the Massachusetts Long Term Care Campaign and Health Care for All.
 Directions from:
 Boston -- Route 24 South to Route 195 East, take Exit 9, Sanford Rd., bear right, take first right.
 New York, Providence -- Route 195 East, take exit , Sanford Rd., bear right, take first right.
 Cape Cod -- Route 195 West, take exit 10, Horseneck Beach/Westport, Route 88, take first exit, Route 6 West travel 1/2 mile.
 For additional information about the forum, please contact Tom Perkins, Bristol County Senior Action Council 508-993-2680. For information about media coordination on the day of the forum please contact Bill Maddocks at 508-999-9920.
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 NOTE: The Forum Organizing Committee will issue a wire release on Tuesday, Jan. 28 in the afternoon or Wednesday Jan. 29 in the morning with the final confirmation of candidates that will be attending.
 CONTACT: Bill Maddocks of the Presidential Forum, 508-999-9920.
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 /PR Newswire -- Jan. 24/


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