Presidential Town Hall Meeting
on Education Standards


Audio and video excerpts from President Clinton's broadcast are now available at this site. For a full text transcript, see http://www.whitehouse.gov/WH/New/Education/


Location: Robert C. Byrd High School
 Clarksburg, West Virginia

Date:

May 22, 1997
Time: Internet live broadcast 1:00-2:30 P.M. EDT

Video and Audio

Audio Only


West Virginia showcased its increasing use of advanced technologies during President Clinton's Education Town Hall Meeting on May 22, 1997. President Clinton promoted national education standards and other important items on his education agenda. This was the first Presidential presentation to be broadcast live over the Internet.

Several of West Virginia's education pioneers and proponents of technology in the classroom collaborated with organizations nationwide to bring the meeting to schools via the Internet. With the aid of computer and telecommunications technologies, the Internet community was able to experience a RealAudio/RealVideoTM live broadcast of President Clinton's message. Clips of the recorded broadcast are available now.

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