HHS to Celebrate 100th Birthday of Hubert H. Humphrey

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On Thursday, May 26, 2011 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sebelius will host a Centennial Celebration to commemorate the life and legacy of Hubert H. Humphrey, the man who was instrumental in the creation of critical HHS programs such as Head Start and Medicare.

This event will be a celebration of Hubert Humphrey’s vision of a stronger, fairer, and more prosperous America, and a celebration of HHS’ mission of improving the health and wellbeing of the country. The program will include remarks from Secretary Sebelius, a screening of excerpts from a documentary about Humphrey, The Art of the Possible, and a discussion with the filmmaker, Mick Caouette.



Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Mick Caouette, Filmmaker, The Art of the Possible



Thursday, May 26, 2011 at 10:30am EDT


Hubert H. Humphrey Building
Great Hall
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington DC, 20201


The event will be live streamed at www.hhs.gov/live.


Note: All HHS press releases, fact sheets and other press materials are available at http://www.hhs.gov/news.


HHS Press Office

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