For immediate release
December 14, 1998


* * * MEDIA ADVISORY * * *

NPR CONTINUES GAVEL-TO-GAVEL COVERAGE OF IMPEACHMENT HEARINGS ON AIR AND ONLINE



WASHINGTON, DC NPR® News will continue its comprehensive impeachment coverage on Thursday morning, December 17 with live, anchored, gavel-to-gavel coverage of the House of Representatives floor debate and vote on whether to impeach President Clinton. NPR's live coverage will air on many NPR member stations around the country. (Please consult with local stations for broadcast times and availability.) It will also be accessible live on the Web at NPR Online, www.npr.org.

WHAT:

  • Live, gavel-to-gavel coverage of the floor debate and impeachment vote in the House of Representatives, anchored by NPR's Neal Conan with Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg and Senior News Analyst Daniel Schorr.

  • Web simulcast of hearings and online discussion at NPR Online, www.npr.org.

WHEN: Thursday, December 17. NPR's live coverage will open with the start of the House of Representatives floor debate in the morning. NPR's coverage will continue throughout the floor debate and ensuing vote in the House.

WHERE: NPR member stations nationwide, on their Web sites and at NPR Online, www.npr.org.

National Public Radio®, a membership organization of 607 public radio stations across America, is radio's leading provider of high-quality news, information, and cultural programming. NPR is the producer and distributor of such noted programs as Morning Edition®, Weekend Edition®, Performance Today®, Jazz Profiles® and Car Talk®.