1.08.2009

Minister Farrakhan to give live national radio interview

CHICAGO- The leader of the Nation of Islam will discuss current events and issues important to the American public and the world community in a live on-air interview with WVON-AM radio host Cliff Kelley tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 8, at the radio station. The media is invited to attend the interview session, which will be broadcast to the Chicago area and carried over the worldwide web.

Min. Farrakhan will be on-air from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on WVON 1690 AM. The studio is located at 1000 East 87th Street. The interview will also be available online at http://www.wvon.com/. Media are asked to RSVP to confirm attendance and must bring current media credentials or a letter of assignment for entry. RSVP's can be emailed to: media@fcn-networks.com.

Among the topics Min. Farrakhan is expected to discuss are the situation in Gaza and Israeli attacks on the Palestinians, America's continued economic downturn, challenges facing incoming President Barack Obama, the gubernatorial choice of Roland Burris as the junior senator for Illinois, the Nation of Islam's upcoming Saviours' Day Convention, Feb. 27-28, with a major address by the Minister on March 1 in Rosemont, Ill., and other spiritual and important topics.

For information about this event and press credentials, please call: 773-602-1230, ext. 105 or 101. Media can also call or text Richard Muhammad at: 773-616-5058.