Registration Required to Cover Laura Bush's Address at Tulane

May 26, 2006

Kathryn Hobgood
Phone: 504-865-5229

Who: First Lady Laura Bush, NBC news anchor Brian Williams; local restaurateur Ralph Brennan; New Orleans native and jazz legend Ellis Marsalis; Tulane University President Scott Cowen; Aspen Institute President Walter Isaacson, National Trust for Historic Preservation President Richard Moe and dozens of artists, educators, journalists, chefs, writers and other cultural leaders. Co-sponsored by Tulane University and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

What: Rebirth: People, Places and Culture in New Orleans, an invitation-only conference 

Where: Freeman Auditorium, Tulane University. A satellite feed of Mrs. Bush's keynote address will be uplinked via satellite from 4:00 to 4:30 p.m. Eastern time/3:00 to 3:30 p.m. Central time on Wednesday, May 31, 2006, at the following coordinates: IA 6, C-Band, Transponder 09, Downlink Freq: 3880 Vertical 

Why: Media, including any crew members, wishing to cover Mrs. Bush's speech must provide their names, media affiliation, social security and date of birth by contacting Kathryn Hobgood at 504-865-5229 or by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 30. All television cameras must be in place by 7:30 a.m. at the Freeman Auditorium on Wednesday, May 31. All media must be seated inside the auditorium by 10:45 a.m.

For more conference information visit:

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5000