From: "Earth Day News-US" EarthDayNews-US_002450@earthday.customer-email.com Subject: Leonardo DiCaprio to host Earth Day 2000 on the Mall Date: Fri, 19 Nov 1999 15:27:38 -0800
LEONARDO DICAPRIO AND EARTH DAY NETWORK MAKE SPECIAL WEBCAST ANNOUNCEMENT
You know him from such box-office blockbusters as "Titanic" and "Romeo and Juliet." Leonardo DiCaprio's latest project is even bigger - getting the world to do something about global warming! Earth Day Network and Leonardo DiCaprio announced Wednesday that the world-famous actor will host Earth Day festivities on the Mall in Washington, D.C., on April 22, 2000.
"As far back as I can remember, environmental issues have always been of the utmost importance to me," said DiCaprio, during a webcast announcement. "I'm honored to be a part of Earth Day 2000. It's a great way for all of us to focus the most important environmental issue for the new millennium - global warming."
Check it out for yourself! The webcast is available on-demand at http://www.earthday.net/events/highlights.stm ..
We've also posted the transcript of an online Yahoo! chat with Leonardo that followed the announcement at http://www.earthday.net/freebies/leo_chat.stm ..
Earth Day Network is excited and honored to have Leonardo on board.
Only 155 days left until Earth Day 2000!
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