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Monday, August 31, 2009

September at the Clinton Center

Rarely seen treasures and a coastal adventure highlight a busy September at the Clinton Presidential Center and Park. Throughout the month, visitors can create chalk masterpieces, cheer on bikers, celebrate cultural diversity, and more!
http://whatcounts.com/dm?id=AC1660C251C0CECD7B6494F0F50D8445C5715814A6AF7CCA

Sunday, August 30, 2009

VIDEO Bill Clinton's JJ Dinner speech

someone got the video of Bill Clinton's TN JJ dinner speech. I have yet to watch it
http://www.vibincblog.com/?p=1528

Clinton and Gore reunite in Tennessee

Gore, in a much shorter set of remarks, was loose-limbed and noticeably thinner than in recent years – and he seemed to elicit the night’s most emotional moment. Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0809/26580.html#ixzz0PfMJFMSM


GREAT article

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Clinton, Gore urge health bill passage at TN event

Former President Bill Clinton and former Vice President Al Gore showed little of what has been a sometimes frosty relationship in speeches to the Tennessee Democratic Party's annual fundraiser Saturday night.
http://www.theleafchronicle.com/article/20090829/NEWS01/90829007/1002/rss
PHOTOS
http://news.yahoo.com/nphotos/slideshow/photo//090830/480/ef82ce6df9e7497389681f3da31d658a/

U.S. needs public health insurance, Clinton tells CNE crowd

A joke-cracking, vivacious Clinton took the stage at the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto on schedule this afternoon, only hours after appearing at the Boston funeral of U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy.
http://www.thestar.com/article/688370

more detailed and longer article
http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/278476

PHOTO
http://news.yahoo.com/nphotos/slideshow/photo//090829/ids_photos_wl/r543669335.jpg/

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Clinton still on for Tenn. Democratic fundraiser

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Democratic Party officials don’t expect funeral services for Sen. Edward Kennedy on Saturday to prevent former President Bill Clinton from delivering his scheduled keynote speech at the party’s annual Jackson Day fundraiser in Nashville
http://news.bostonherald.com/news/us_politics/view/20090827clinton_still_on_for_tenn_democratic_fundraiser/srvc=home&position=recent

i was planning on going to the JJ dinner. then my 49 yr old cousin died (we were close) and the funeral is this Sat
go figure, Bill may not make it because of Kennedy funeral. this article words it like Bill is a definite maybe for the dinner

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Monday, August 24, 2009

Chicago House Speaker Series 2009: President Bill Clinton

Please join Chicago House at our inaugural Speaker Series luncheon with President Bill Clinton, founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation and 42nd President of the United States as he addresses the issues of HIV/AIDS and homelessness.
Wednesday, November 11thNoon - 2pmPalmer House Hilton17 E Monroe St
For corporate table and sponsorship information, please contact Jeremy Hilborn at 773.248.5200 x304.
Online ticketing opens Thursday, September 10th.
http://www.chicagohouse.org/speakerseries09_preevent.html

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Being all that Bill can be

A GOP strategist who once worked against Bill Clinton says that, because of his stature and presence, Clinton could help complete Ronald Reagan's wish for America to "truly become the last best hope for mankind" by working as .....
http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/opinion/s_639492.html

Friday, August 21, 2009

Statement: Death of Kim Dae-jung

Hillary and I will miss our good friend Kim Dae-jung. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and the people of Korea.
http://www.clintonfoundation.org/news/news-media/statement-death-of-kim-dae-jung

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Nelson Mandela, for the Clinton Foundation

Today, my dear friend Bill Clinton turns 63. At a recent dinner he hosted for my 91st birthday, he said: "As I grow older, I grow more urgently interested in what deed I might do today, in case I don't have tomorrow." We have a similar approach to ....
http://whatcounts.com/dm?id=0313DED33AF5A28B219FDB54F4993D0E2DF81CE5191D20B0

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

i hope he is with his family today

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Obama thanks Bill Clinton for North Korea mission

The two men met in the White House Situation Room for nearly 40 minutes, after which Obama invited his fellow Democrat to the Oval Office to talk for another half hour.
"Former President Clinton described the process, including a meeting with Kim Jong-il, that culminated in the North Korean leadership granting 'special amnesty' to the two journalists and permitting them to return to the United States," the White House said in a statement.
"President Obama said he was gratified that the Americans had been safely reunited with their families."
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20090818/pl_nm/us_korea_north_obama_clinton_2


PHOTO
http://twitpic.com/eedfp

Monday, August 17, 2009

President Obama, Bill Clinton to meet on Tuesday

President Barack Obama will meet with Bill Clinton on Tuesday, the White House said, in their first meeting since Clinton's trip to North Korea to secure the release of two American journalists
http://www.reuters.com/article/vcCandidateFeed1/idUSN17391948

Way to go, Bill Clinton

People cannot stop talking about this as a bad thing the deal secured the release of two American citizens from a hellish fate at the cost of a photo op. That’s solid diplomacy in the service of a limited, but humanitarian, outcome. And that’s worth celebrating.
http://www.starexponent.com/cse/news/opinion/article/way_to_go_bill_clinton/41479/

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Bill Clinton’s latest tough sell: Haiti

The former president, who was recently named UN Special Envoy to Haiti, plans to go there in October on a 'major trade mission.
http://features.csmonitor.com/globalnews/2009/08/16/bill-clintons-latest-tough-sell-haiti/

Saturday, August 15, 2009

Press Release: More Than 100 Healthy Schools Honored By The Alliance For A Healthier Generation

This was actually posted on his Foundation website the day he resacued those women in North Korea so I missed it but it is soo important because obesity catching up to smoking in hurting kids health

President Bill Clinton, founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation, today joined Dr. Clyde Yancy, president of the American Heart Association and Dr. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), at the Fourth Annual Healthy Schools Program Forum in New York to honor 114 schools from across the nation that are transforming into healthier places for students to learn and staff to work.
http://www.clintonfoundation.org/news/news-media/press-release-more-than-100-healthy-schools-honored-by-the-alliance-for-a-healthier-generation

Clinton emerges from the sidelines

“I think he’s fashioning a postpresidency that is quite extraordinary and might turn out to be as much of a legacy as his presidency,’’ Berger said.
http://www.boston.com/news/nation/washington/articles/2009/08/15/clinton_emerges_from_the_sidelines/

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Press Release: President Clinton And Zagat Survey Announce Newest Neighborhood Guide

President Clinton announced today Zagat Survey’s first-ever Spotlight on Harlem neighborhood guide, a partnership between the Clinton Foundation’s Economic Opportunity Initiative and Zagat Survey, as the annual Harlem Week celebration gets underway. The guide highlights 323 of Harlem’s restaurants, nightspots, shops, and attractions with ratings and reviews that are based on the collective opinions of thousands of surveyors who voted at ZAGAT.com.
http://www.clintonfoundation.org/news/news-media/press-release-president-clinton-and-zagat-survey-announce-newest-neighborhood-guide

Celebrate President Clinton's Birthday at the Center

Dear Amy, Our next Super Summer Saturdays mission, on Saturday, August 15, will feature demonstrations on the magic of science. A special space snack will be provided. Demonstrations hourly, at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon, and 1 p.m. Sponsored by BEI Precision Systems and Space Company, Inc. Learn more.Super Summer Saturdays: The Magic of SciencePresented in conjunction with the exhibit: “Space: From the Moon to Mars” FREE Admission in honor of President Clinton’s Birthday!When: Saturday, August 15, 2009 Where: Clinton Presidential Center
http://whatcounts.com/dm?id=AC1660C251C0CECD99949493ACDD4381A60E1DDBD01ECB9D

President Clinton coming to Ex

Whether it's the cotton candy, the rides, or the games, not even President Bill Clinton can resist the lure of Toronto's CNE.
The Canadian National Exhibition announced today that President Bill Clinton will make a special visit to the CNE to speak at BMO Field on Saturday, August 29th at 4:00 p.m.
http://www.torontosun.com/news/torontoandgta/2009/08/12/10436501.html

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Haiti: UN envoy Bill Clinton appoints prominent US doctor as deputy

Former United States President Bill Clinton today appointed the physician and Harvard University professor Paul Farmer as the United Nations Deputy Special Envoy to Haiti to assist in advancing the economic and social development of the impoverished Caribbean nation.
“Paul’s selfless commitment to building health systems in the poor Haitian communities over the last 20 years has given millions of people hope for a brighter future for Haiti,” said Mr. Clinton, who is the UN Special Envoy to Haiti.
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=31740&Cr=Haiti&Cr1=

WATCH Bill Clinton Speaks At Clean Energy Summit

VIDEO
http://www.fox5vegas.com/news/20352729/detail.html

Bill Clinton set for Haiti trade mission

Former US president Bill Clinton will travel to Haiti in October with international investors in hopes of boosting business in the impoverished Caribbean nation, the United Nations said.
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jew1GDszgo5KovRw7J8NnxG7KKgw

Monday, August 10, 2009

WhatGreen energy is good economics, former President Clinton says's on your mind?http://www.lvrj.com/news/52914797.htm

In a wide-ranging speech, Clinton referred repeatedly to the 7 million jobs the nation has lost since the recession's 2007 beginning. He talked of restoring some of those jobs by unlocking private capital locked down in an ongoing credit freeze, and he urged the nation to take what Nevada is doing and put it on steroids to develop a green economy.
http://www.lvrj.com/news/52914797.html

Bill Clinton Is Back as Leader of the Democratic Party

People seemed to be forgetting the Boy Wonder aspect of Bill Clinton. After all, not so long ago he was the toast of Democratic politics. His ability to empathize with an audience or an individual was the stuff of legend. Who could forget "I feel your pain"? Lately, it has become clear that Clinton is the superior natural political talent.
http://www.politicsdaily.com/2009/08/10/bill-clinton-back-on-top-of-the-democratic-party/2#c20804315

Saturday, August 8, 2009

Former President Clinton to speak here at Netroots convention

Former President Bill Clinton will be the keynote speaker Thursday at the Netroots Nation convention being held at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center this week.Read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/09220/989655-100.stm#ixzz0NeAdP8W5

go here to sign up
http://netrootsnation.org/

Friday, August 7, 2009

Clinton to speak at Haitian conference in Miami

Former President Bill Clinton is slated to speak Sunday at an international Haitian conference expected to draw hundreds from around the world to South Florida.Clinton, newly-minted United Nations Special Envoy to Haiti, is scheduled to speak Aug. 9 at the 4-day conference being held at the Trump International Beach Resort in Sunny Isles Beach, the event’s organizers said. They hope his appearance will draw attention to the second annual International Haitian Diaspora Unity Congress, where the beleaguered nation’s problems and proposed solutions are to be discussed.
http://www.sfltimes.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3120&Itemid=184

Bill Clinton Receives a Hero's Welcome In NY

VIDEO
http://www.tmz.com/videos?autoplay=true&mediaKey=bdeac68f-b5d5-46bf-9363-1f3eaa398583

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Bill Clinton Explains His Role In The North Korea Trip

VIDEO short but good
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lAGCT7hoZE

Bill Clinton To Honor St. Paul School For Health

. A St. Paul elementary school will be honored by former President Bill Clinton Thursday for creating a healthy learning environment
http://wcco.com/local/healthy.schools.program.2.1117656.html

Press Release: President Clinton, Pfizer, and Mylan Announce New Agreements to Lower Prices of Medicines for Patients with Drug-Resistant HIV in Devel

Pfizer commits to improve access through a 60 percent price decrease to $1 per dose on drug to treat TB in patients taking second-line HIV/AIDS medications.
Once-daily four-drug combination for “second-line” treatment of HIV/AIDS available from Matrix, a Mylan company, at $475 annually today and at $425 annually in 2010, 28 percent lower than the current lowest-priced alternative.
http://www.blogger.com/post-create.g?blogID=7668402805020631614

Q&A on New Pricing Agreements
http://www.clintonfoundation.org/news/news-media/q-a-on-new-pricing-agreements

NICE PHOTOS Of Bill Clinton during the press release
http://news.yahoo.com/nphotos/slideshow/photo//090806/480/f3e9bb34b0d54a32a24271abce3486be/#photoViewer=/090806/ids_photos_ts/r226852094.jpg

Bill Clinton's goal for Haiti: turning words into action

Special envoy to Haiti Bill Clinton plans to have a heart-to-heart with the Haitian diaspora this weekend in Miami.
http://www.miamiherald.com/news/miami-dade/story/1173517.html

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Clinton and Gore, Together Again

“A special thanks to President Clinton,” Mr. Gore said, as Mr. Clinton gazed at him, his head nodding. “My partner and friend. So grateful.”
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/06/us/politics/06gore.html?hp

Bill Clinton has quite a story to tell

After his talks with reclusive North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, Bill Clinton sure has a story to tell.
And one of the first in line to hear his tale is President Barack Obama.
"I suspect that President Clinton will have some interesting observations from his trip and I will let him provide those to me," Obama told MSNBC on Wednesday.
http://www.reuters.com/article/vcCandidateFeed7/idUSTRE5746SZ20090805

Freed journalists praise Clinton for their releaseFreed journalists praise Clinton for their release

VIDEO
http://usat.gannett.a.mms.mavenapps.net/mms/rt/1/site/gannett-usatoday-206-pub01-live/current/launch.html?maven_playerId=immersiveproduction&maven_referralObject=1205588721

Send Bill Clinton an eBirthday Card

After 40 years of friendship, President Clinton still inspires me daily with his intellect, compassion, and energy. To celebrate President Clinton's upcoming birthday on August 19, I invite you to send him a personalized birthday e-card, along with a gift to sustain his Foundation's work. Your e-card will make his special day even happier. And your gift will let him know that you remain dedicated to creating positive change for people in need.Thanks to your valuable support and President Clinton's extraordinary vision:
http://whatcounts.com/dm?id=0313DED33AF5A28BA13AEAC79B1C0653210B6366D58DB482

President Clinton plans talk to area students

President Bill Clinton will be in town Sunday to speak to area college and high school students taking part in the inaugural class of the Lawton Chiles Leadership Corps.
"This generation of young people has more power to change the world than any other in history," Clinton said in a news release advancing his appearance.
http://blogs.orlandosentinel.com/news_education_edblog/2009/08/president-clinton-plans-talk-to-area-students.html

Former president Clinton to speak at energy summit

Former president Bill Clinton plans to speak at an upcoming summit in Las Vegas where political leaders and energy experts will talk about jobs and the economics of pursuing different forms of energy.Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2009/08/05/state/n030042D24.DTL&type=politics#ixzz0NJ9rwlTQ

US journalists released from North Korea: Bill Clinton did not issue apology

Bill Clinton, the former US president, offered no apology for the conduct of two American journalists freed by North Korea following his humanitarian mission, a senior US official has said.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/5975450/US-journalists-released-from-North-Korea-Bill-Clinton-did-not-issue-apology.html

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Bill Clinton Deserves Nobel Peace Prize

All the skill and hard work to get the peace plan in Ireland signed was something that I thought Bill Clinton should have gotten a Nobel Peace prize for. Maybe he will for this.

North Korea: 2 US journalists pardoned

SEOUL, South Korea – North Korean leader Kim Jong Il issued a "special pardon" for two jailed American journalists and ordered their release at former U.S. President Bill Clinton's request, North Korean media reported Wednesday.
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090804/ap_on_re_as/as_nkorea_journalists_held

GOOD JOB BILL CLINTON!!!!!

Report: Bill Clinton meets with N. Korea leader

Former President Clinton met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il on Tuesday in North Korea, according to South Korea's Yonhap News Agency, citing North Korean state-run media reports.
http://edition.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/asiapcf/08/04/nkorea.clinton/index.html?eref=edition

VIDEO
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/video/2009/08/04/VI2009080400798.html?sid=ST2009080401047

Monday, August 3, 2009

Bill Clinton heads for North Korea to discuss jailed journalists

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton is on his way to North Korea to negotiate the release of two American journalists convicted by the communist state of "grave crimes," South Korea's Yonhap news agency said on Tuesday.
http://www.reuters.com/article/topNews/idUSTRE57305J20090804

VIDEO
http://cosmos.bcst.yahoo.com/up/player/popup/?rn=3906861&cl=14892304&ch=4226714&src=news

Bill Clinton to speak at PanIIT global meet

William Jefferson 'Bill' Clinton, founder of the William J Clinton Foundation and 42nd President of the United States, will speak at the Seventh Annual PanIIT Global Conference 2009 to be held in Chicago from October 9-11, 2009 on the theme of "Entrepreneurship and Innovation in a Global Economy." He is speaking Oct 10 at 5 pm
http://business.rediff.com/report/2009/aug/03/bill-clinton-to-speak-at-pan-iit-global-meet.htm


to get tickets go here click registration
http://www.paniit2009.org/