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ROCKWELL INTERNATIONAL BECOMES ISEF-2000's FIRST MAJOR CORPORATE SPONSOR WITH $50,000 DONATION

 DETROIT, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Rockwell International Corporation (NYSE: ROK) has donated $50,000 to the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) being hosted by Detroit in the year 2000, making Rockwell the event's first major corporate sponsor.
 A symbolic check for $50,000 was presented today by Ronald L. Roudebush, president of Rockwell Automotive, to Robert C. Stempel, chairman of the International Science and Engineering Fair 2000's (ISEF-2000) advisory board at a news conference called to announce the selection of Detroit as the host city.
 "Rockwell welcomes the opportunity to be the ISEF-2000's first major corporate sponsor. We believe that corporate America must do all it possibly can to support education and inspire students to dream and achieve those dreams," said Roudebush.
 "Although we've all been through some tough economic times lately, I believe that other automotive suppliers and Detroit-area businesses will follow our lead in supporting this extremely important Detroit event."
 In receiving the contribution from Rockwell, Stempel said, "Rockwell's support is very gratifying -- especially at this point in our planning efforts. Our initial goal is to raise $250,000 in seed money by May 1994, and Rockwell's pledge will serve as an example to other companies and hopefully encourage them to step up and support the ISEF-2000 program."
 The ISEF is expected to draw nearly 5,000 of the world's top high-school-age science and engineering students, their advisers and judges to Detroit's Cobo Center, May 7-13, 2000. The automotive industry's commitment to the success of the ISEF-2000 is demonstrated by the fact that Robert J. Eaton, chairman of Chrysler, Harold A. Poling, chairman of Ford, and John F. Smith, president and chief executive officer of General Motors, have all agreed to be the event's honorary chairmen.
 Rockwell is not new to the annual International Science and Engineering Fair. In 1989, Rockwell International's now-retired chairman, Robert Anderson, served as honorary chairman of the international event when it was held in Pittsburgh, the company's former corporate headquarters.
 Rockwell and its trusts contributed $11.4 million in 1992 to educational and other non-profit organizations, in addition to the countless hours employees invested in service to community and related organizations. Rockwell Automotive is also a major contributor to the Society of Automotive Engineers Vision 2000 program which supports math, science and engineering programs in the nation's high schools.
 Rockwell International is a multi-industry company applying advanced technology to a wide range of products in its electronics, aerospace, automotive and graphics businesses.
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 /CONTACT: Richard Pacini, 313-435-1752, or Mike Pennington, 313-435-1933, both of Rockwell; or Mike Hedge of Hedge & Co., 313-350-2190, for Rockwell/
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