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February 2, 2005

National program to host Gallaudet president

From: Gallaudet - Feb 2, 2005

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National program to host Gallaudet president
Dr. I. King Jordan to appear on NPR's 'Talk of the Nation'

(WASHINGTON) Gallaudet University President Dr. I. King Jordan will appear on the Groundhog Day edition of National Public Radio's "Talk of the Nation." The program, also featuring Carol Padden and Tom Humphries, authors of "Inside Deaf Culture," will air Wednesday from 2-3 pm (EST).

Members of the deaf community can follow the program thanks to a simultaneous text translation in real time. To access the real-time text during today's show, please go to between 2-3pm. If you have questions during the broadcast, the website will tell you what to do.

To take part in the discussion on deaf culture, please feel free to e-mail questions via the program's e-mail address, at The program's phone number is 800.989.TALK.

The show, hosted by Neal Conan, can be heard in the Washington, DC metropolitan area on WAMU 88.5 FM. Check your local listings for stations in your area.

From politics and public service to education, religion, music and healthcare, "Talk of the Nation" offers audiences the opportunity to join enlightening discussions with decision-makers, authors, academicians and artists from around the world. For more information about the program, visit


About Gallaudet University

Gallaudet University is the world leader in liberal education and career development for deaf and hard-of-hearing undergraduate students. The University enjoys an international reputation for the outstanding graduate programs it provides deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing students, as well as for the quality of the research it conducts on the history, language, culture, and other topics related to deaf people. In addition, the University's Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center serves deaf and hard-of-hearing children at its two demonstration schools and throughout the nation by developing, implementing, and disseminating innovative educational strategies. Gallaudet is located in Washington, DC.