For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
January 24, 2005
President George W. Bush today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Poland to attend the 60th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.
The Honorable Richard B. Cheney, Vice President of the United States of America, will lead the delegation.
Members of the Presidential Delegation are:
Mrs. Lynne Cheney
The Honorable Victor Ashe, U.S. Ambassador to Poland
Congressman Tom Lantos, Ranking Democrat on the House International Relations Committee and Holocaust Survivor
Mrs. Annette Tillemann Lantos, Holocaust Survivor
Mr. Feliks Bruks, President of the Polish Association of Former Political Prisoners and Holocaust Survivor
Ms. Deborah Lipstadt, Professor of Modern Jewish and Holocaust Studies, Emory University
Mr. Fred Schwartz, Founder and President, Auschwitz Jewish Center
Mr. Elie Wiesel, Author and Founder of the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity and Holocaust Survivor
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