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Newt Gingrich talks about Alzheimer's Study Group

Newt Gingrich talks about Alzheimer's Study Group
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March 5, 2009
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Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich on the "Today Show" March 6.

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, co-chair of the Alzheimer's Study Group (ASG), appeared on the "Today Show" to talk about the state of health care in America and his participation in the ASG.

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Originally called for by the Alzheimer's Association and the Joint Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer's, the ASG is a non-partisan, blue-ribbon panel of national leaders, created to assess the nation's readiness to deal with the Alzheimer crisis and develop a national strategic plan. The ASG will release its recommendations during our upcoming Alzheimer's Association Public Policy Forum.

In addition to the release of the ASG report, veteran award-winning journalist and author Maria Shriver will be a featured speaker at this year's Forum. Her father, Sargent Shriver, is battling Alzheimer's disease.

Learn more about our Public Policy Forum.

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