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USDE: Duncan Media Blitz Sunday And Monday

Tw_082510_mn Our man Arne is doing a slew of media events Sunday and Monday, culminating in a "major announcement" at the NBC Education Nation event on Monday.  

Interesting that he wasn't out there very much last week during all the Oprah, Waiting For Superman, and DC hullabaloo.  I guess he doesn't want to overexpose himself or something, for fear of the media breaking out of its dutiful role of being told what to do and say and being spun.  

Who's that on the far right, by the way?  Sort of looks like the English guy from Inception but I'm guessing that's not right. 

 

PUBLIC SCHEDULE OF U.S. EDUCATION SECRETARY ARNE DUNCAN
THE WEEK AHEAD: Sunday, Sept. 26 - Friday, Oct. 1 (All Events are EDT)
Sunday, Sept. 26
10:30 a.m.
The Secretary will appear on Meet the Press on MSNBC.

Monday, Sept. 27
7 a.m.
The secretary will appear on Morning Joe on MSNBC.
 
1 p.m.
The Secretary will appear on Andrea Mitchell Reports on MSNBC.
 
1:20 p.m.
The Secretary will appear on Power Lunch on CNBC.
 
2:00 p.m.
The Secretary will make a major announcement at NBC’s Education Nation Summit in New York City. The one hour event will feature a conversation with college students and will be moderated by Tom Brokaw.  It will be carried live on MSNBC and streamed online at http://www.educationnation.com.            

Tuesday, Sept. 28
9:10 a.m.
The Secretary will appear on The Daily Rundown on MSNBC.

Wednesday, Sept. 29
10 a.m.
The Secretary will attend an event commemorating National Gear Up Day with Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-Pa.).  Friendship Public Charter School, 4095 Minnesota Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

7 a.m. 
The Secretary will attend the Committee for Education Funding Gala. Hyatt Regency Hotel, 400 New Jersey Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.  Secretary Duncan will join other attendees to honor David Obey (D-Wis.) and Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), among others, for their contributions to education funding.

Thursday, Sept. 30

No public events

Friday, Oct. 1

No public events

 

 

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That's Jamie Oliver - the British Chef who has made improving school lunches his cause.

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