WHAT: The event will focus on the announcement of a unique challenge with substantial cash award to the American people and media. Kennedy also will address questions about President Trump’s vaccine safety commission. Kennedy and De Niro will be joined by the Hon. Nicholas "Nico" LaHood of San Antonio, TX. Sharyl Attkisson, former CBS Evening News investigative correspondent and current host of the weekly Sunday news program, Full Measure, will moderate the conference.
WHERE: The National Press Club, Washington, DC. The event also will be livestreamed on the World Mercury Project’s Facebook page and at its website beginning at 10:00 a.m. ET
WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. The events starts at 9:25 a.m. ET with an excerpt from a movie. The conference, including Q & A period, is from 10-11 a.m.
WHY: De Niro supports the mission of the World Mercury Project, a non-profit organization in which Kennedy serves as Chairman. The WMP envisions a world where mercury is no longer a threat to the health of our planet and people.