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Celebrating Plain Language at NIH 2001

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Air date: Monday, March 05, 2001, 2:00:00 PM
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Category: Plain Language
Runtime: 00:57:56
Description: NIH Plain Language Awards Ceremony

Please join us on March 5, when NIH will pay tribute to the power of clear writing with a special on-campus event. Acting NIH Director Ruth L. Kirschstein, M.D., will present the first-ever NIH Plain Language Awards honoring NIH communicators who have demonstrated outstanding use of plain language. Following the awards presentation, Michael Dirda, Ph.D., Pulitzer Prize winning Senior Editor of The Washington Post “Book World,” will be the guest speaker.

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NIH Plain Language Initiative
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NLM Title: Celebrating plain language at NIH [electronic resource] / [guest speaker], Michael Dirda.
Author: Dirda, Michael.
National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
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Abstract: (CIT): NIH Plain Language Awards Ceremony. NIH will pay tribute to the power of clear writing with a special on-campus event. Acting NIH Director Ruth L. Kirschstein, M.D., will present the first-ever NIH Plain Language Awards honoring NIH communicators who have demonstrated outstanding use of plain language. Following the awards presentation, Michael Dirda, Ph.D., Pulitzer Prize winning Senior Editor of The Washington Post "Book World," will be the guest speaker.
Subjects: Awards and Prizes
Biomedical Research
United States Government Agencies
United States
Writing--standards
Publication Types: Lectures
Webcasts
Rights: This is a work of the United States Government. No copyright exists on this material. It may be disseminated freely.
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NLM Classification: WZ 345
NLM ID: 101267648
CIT Live ID: 628
Permanent link: http://videocast.nih.gov/launch.asp?10513