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'Harry and Louise' Icons Return To Promote Health Care Reform In New Ad
Date:8/15/2008

Five Organizations Come Together to Promote Health Care Reform as the Top

Domestic Priority for the Next President and Congress

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Harry and Louise, the iconic couple featured in ads to defeat health care reform in 1993-1994, will be back on television to demand that health care reform return to the top of the agenda.

Airing throughout the Democratic and Republican conventions, the famous couple at the kitchen table will remind America that they are still waiting "for a better way." In light of the growing health care affordability crisis in the U.S. and the lack of coverage for many Americans, they will promote health care reform as the top domestic priority for the next President and Congress.

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the American Hospital Association (AHA), the Catholic Health Association (CHA), Families USA, and the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), organizations with historically divergent views about health care reform, have come together to sponsor the advertisement.

WHAT: Unveiling of health care television ad featuring the return of

"Harry and Louise" and the need for health care reform

WHERE: Holeman Lounge, National Press Club

WHEN: Tuesday, Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. EDT

WHO: *Daniel E. Smith, President

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network

*Rich Umbdenstock, President and CEO

American Hospital Association

*Sister Carol Keehan, President and CEO

Catholic Health Association

*Ron Pollack, Executive Director

Families USA

*Todd Stottlemyer, President and CEO

National Federation of Independent Business

EDITORS NOTE: Harry and Louise will be available at the event for a

photo-op.

CONTACTS:

Steve Weiss, ACS CAN (202) 661-5711

Jennifer Armstrong Gay, AHA (202) 626-2342

Fred Caesar, CHA (202) 721-6321

Dave Lemmon, Families USA (202) 628-3030

Stephanie Cathcart, NFIB (202) 314-2056


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SOURCE American Hospital Association
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