King to Convene Radicalization Hearing on March 10
Media Contact: (202) 226-8417
Washington, D.C. (Friday, March 4, 2011) – Today, U.S. Rep. Peter T. King (R-NY), Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, announced that on Thursday, March 10 he will convene the first in a series of hearings on radicalization in the American Muslim community. The hearing is entitled: “The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response.”
What: Committee on Homeland Security Hearing: “The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response”
When: Thursday, March 10, 2011, 9:30 a.m.
Where: 311 Cannon House Office Building
Witnesses: Full witness list to be announced
Note on Coverage
The hearing will be webcast at www.homeland.house.gov. (The webcast plays in Windows Media format and is best viewed using Internet Explorer.)
The hearing room (311 Cannon) has limited seating, and likely will not be able to accommodate all members of the media wishing to cover the hearing from the press viewing area.
Only Congressionally credentialed members of the media will be allowed access to the press viewing area in the committee hearing room and must RSVP by Tuesday, March 8 at 3 p.m. to the Committee on Homeland Security at 202-226-4570 or Harrison.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Members of the media who are not Congressionally credentialed may contact their respective Galleries to apply for a temporary press credential (see numbers below).
All television crews must RSVP to the House Radio TV Gallery at 202-225-5214.
Gallery contact information:
House Radio/TV Gallery: 202-225-5214
House Periodical Gallery: 202-225-2941
House Daily Press Gallery: 202-225-3945
Photographer Gallery: 202-224-6548