CPAC 2001 Chairman David A. Keene today announced that Charlton Heston, will be among those delivering remarks at the Presidential Banquet at the 28th Annual Conservative Political Action Conference. The gathering will be held Thursday, February 15 through Saturday, February 17 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA.
"Both President Clinton and Vice President Gore have acknowledged that the NRA was instrumental in the election victory of George W. Bush, especially in their home states. We are very pleased that Heston will be able to join us to discuss his views on the future of the conservative movement," said Keene.
The conference will include many of the following invited speakers: President-elect George W. Bush, Vice President-elect Richard Cheney, Senators Jesse Helms, James Inhofe, Tim Hutchinson, Jon Kyl, Richard Shelby and Fred Thompson; Congressmen Tom DeLay, Steve Chabot, Phil Crane, J.C. Watts and Joe Scarborough; Fred Barnes, Steve Forbes, Wayne LaPierre, Bob Novak, Sam Donaldson and many, many, more. More confirmed speakers will become available next week.
Numerous groups and organizations have already signed-on as co-sponsors of the annual conference, including: 60 Plus Association, Accuracy in Media, Advocacy Ink, America's Constitutional Coffee Company, LLC, America's Survival, American Civil Rights Institute, American Conservative Network, American Conservative Union, American ISP Association, American Legislative Exchange Council, American Studies Center, Americans for Sovereignty, Americans for Tax Reform, Americans for Technology Leadership, Ashbrook Center, Bruce W. Eberle & Associates, Capitol Advantage, Capitol Research Center, Center for the Study of Popular Culture, Christian Coalition of America, Christian Voice, Inc., Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, Citizens for a Sound Economy, Citizens United, Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute, Club for Growth, Competitive Enterprise Institute, Comrex Corporation, Concerned Women for America, ConservativeHQ.com, Council for Government Reform, Craig Shirley & Associates, Eagle Forum, Fabrizio, McLaughlin & Associates, Family Research Council, Freedom Alliance, Hartco Strategies, Heritage Foundation, High Frontier, Hillsdale College, Human Events, Insight Magazine, Intercollegiate Studies Institute, Jack Wynn & Co., Inc., Jesse helms Center Foundation, Leadership Institute, Media Research Center, National Federation of Republican Assemblies, National Rifle Association, National Right to Work Committee, National Smokers Alliance, National Tax Limitation Committee, New York State Conservative Party, Northern Virginia Political Action Committee, O'Leary report, Republican National Hispanic Assembly, Small Business Survival Committee, Southeastern Legal Foundation, Sullivan & Mitchell, P.L.L.C., Taxpayers Network, Inc., Tech Central Station.com, The Patrick Henry Center for Individual Liberty, The Richard Norman Company, The Weekly Standard, Town Hall.com, Traditional Values Coalition, Tray Business Systems, United Seniors Association, United States Justice Foundation, Washington Times National Weekly Edition, Wewer & Lacy, LLP, William J. McCarthy and Associates, Young America's Foundation, and Young Americans for Freedom.