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Press Release



Secretary Salazar to Meet with Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue, Tour Areas Previously Affected by Drought, Visit Martin Luther King Site



05/26/2009


Contact: Frank Quimby (202) 208-6416


Tomorrow, Wednesday, May 27, 2009, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will meet with Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue, tour areas of the state previously affected by drought conditions and hold a media availability with the Governor. Later that morning, Secretary Salazar will tour the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site and hold a media availability.

Event # 1

Who: Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar
Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue
What: Helicopter tour of areas previously affected by drought and media availability
When: Wednesday, May 27, 2009; media availability begins at 9:45 a.m.
Where: Governor’s Office at State Capitol Building; 206 Washington Street on Capitol Square in
downtown Atlanta near the intersection of I-20 and I-75/85
Media: Credentialed media are invited to join news media availability at 9:45 a.m.

Event # 2

Who: Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar
What: Tour of the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site and media availability
When: Wednesday, May 27 2009; tour begins at 10:30 a.m: media availability begins at 11:30 a.m.

Where: Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site, 450 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta
Media: Credentialed media are invited to join the tour. The media availability will begin at 11:30 a.m.
on the front lawn of the peach and green home adjacent to Dr. King’s Birth Home, 501 Auburn
Avenue. For more information, contact Saudia Muwwakkil at 404-331-5190 x 3008.