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Columns - Making It in the USA
Friday, 25 January 2008 08:13

The 80-20 held a press conference on Jan. 18 in SF Bay Area to announce our endorsement of Senator Clinton for the California Democratic primary. Prominent leaders in many Asian-American ethnic communities attended. The 80-20 Board members Joel Wong and Frank Lee co-chaired the press conference.

In the print media, the news was covered by a mainstream news outlet, the News Media Group in the Bay Area, which included Oakland Tribune (front page), San Jose Mercury and Contra Costa Times. Almost all ethnic media gave us very prominent coverage. WJ, Singtao and China Press also spread the news nationally.

In the visual media, the endorsement was reported by Bay Area's KRON 4 (mainstream), KTSF 6 (Asian) and NTDTV 32 (Asian), each lasting about 2 minutes.  To see the broadcasts of the first two channels, click on http://www.80-20initiative.net . The videos are right on the Home page.

A Quote from the Clinton Camp, After our Endorsement

This quote came from The Oakland Tribune's front page article on 1/19/08: "Clinton campaign spokesman Luis Vizcaino said Friday that Senator Clinton is ‘honored to have the endorsement of 80-20. The Asian-American and Pacific-Islander community has a critical voice that will never go unheard when she is President.' "  

Our Ads are on the Air and in Print in California

To listen to 80-20's radio ads and see its newspaper ads (many in the front page) in California, click on
http://www.80-20initiative.net/news/preselect2008_caprim_ad.asp .


You'll also see a time schedule when various ads in Asian American ethnic communities will come on line. THIS IS A MUST. You'll be proud of the 80-20.

Invite Friends to Join the Asian Americans For Hillary Movement

E-mail your friends to urge them to go for Hillary. Many have already done so. Then they proudly send the positive responses of their friends to me. The 80-20 salutes these great DOERS! Be a DOER! Do your share! It'll take this kind of effort from all of us to win a historic battle for our children.

The Best Gives Without Being asked

Fighting a historic battle requires money. The good thing is that caring people stepped forth to help without being asked. They are:

Henry and Susie Liu:  $1,500       
Peter Wong:   $1,500
Dongwei Zhu and Weihe Guan:     $1,500
Kelvin Chen:   $1,000

S. B. Woo:      $1,000

We need everyone's help, in large or small amount. Please send your check payable to 80-20 PAC, Inc. to my home address: S. B. Woo, 5 Farm House Rd., Newark, DE19711


Or use a credit card. Go to
http://www.80-20initiative.net/membership/payment.asp (easy to use)
or
? http://www.80-20initiative.net/membership/join.asp (Paypal)



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Last Updated on Sunday, 27 January 2008 16:43
 

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