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Press Release

Federal Reserve Press Release

Release Date: September 9, 2013

For immediate release

Chairman Ben S. Bernanke will host a town hall meeting with educators from across the country on November 13.  The educators will join the Chairman at 7 p.m. EST in the Board Room of the Federal Reserve Board's main building in Washington, D.C., and participate via videoconference from Federal Reserve Bank offices throughout the country.  The Chairman will speak briefly about the history of the Federal Reserve since its inception nearly 100 years ago, and then respond to questions from both in-person and videoconference participants.

Chairman Bernanke hosted similar town hall meetings with educators in September 2010 and August 2012.

The event will be webcast live at Leaving the Board.  Twitter users can follow the Federal Reserve Board's feed, @FederalReserve Leaving the Board, and join the discussion about the event by using the hashtag: #FedTownHall.  After the event, the Board will post a transcript and video recording at

For media inquiries, call 202-452-2955.

Conversation with the Chairman: A Teacher Town Hall Meeting

Last update: September 9, 2013