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JUSTICE DEPARTMENT RECOGNIZES 100TH AND 70TH ANNIVERSARIES
OF ANTITRUST ENFORCEMENT


WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Department of Justice will hold a ceremony to recognize the 100th anniversary of the appointment of the first Assistant to the Attorney General with responsibility for antitrust, and the 70th anniversary of the formal creation of the Antitrust Division on THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2003 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Robert F. Kennedy Main Justice Building.

R. Hewitt Pate, Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Antitrust Division, will deliver remarks. The ceremony will also recognize the recipient of the Departmentís John Sherman Award, the Honorable Richard A. Posner. Judge Posner will receive the award for his lifetime contributions to the teaching and enforcement of antitrust law and the development of antitrust policy. A reception will be held immediately following the ceremony in the Antitrust Divisionís conference room 3109.

WHO:Assistant Attorney General R. Hewitt Pate

WHAT: 100th and 70th Anniversaries of Antitrust Enforcement Ceremony

WHEN: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2003 from 3:00-5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Robert F. Kennedy Main Justice Building

950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.

The Great Hall

Washington, D.C.

NOTE: Media interested in attending the event should contact, in advance, Luke Macaulay, Office of Public Affairs, 202-514-2007. Media set-up may begin at 2:00 p.m. Media must enter the Department at the center entrance on Constitution Avenue, N.W., between Ninth and Tenth Streets.

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