MPAA statement on the President’s intent to nominate Carla Hayden as Librarian of Congress

February 24, 2016

February 24, 2016

MPAA Statement on the President’s Intent to Nominate Carla Hayden as Librarian of Congress

WASHINGTON – The President announced today his intent to nominate Dr. Carla Hayden as the new Librarian of Congress. The following is a statement from MPAA Chairman and CEO Senator Chris Dodd:

“We congratulate Dr. Carla Hayden on her nomination. The Librarian of Congress plays a pivotal role for the copyright industries and the nation as a whole as the custodian of our intellectual and cultural heritage.  We look forward to learning more during the confirmation process about Dr. Hayden’s vision for leading the Library and honoring the role of copyright as a driver of knowledge and creativity, as well as an engine of our nation’s economic growth and positive trade balance.”

About the MPAA
The Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. (MPAA) serves as the voice and advocate of the American motion picture, home video and television industries from its offices in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. Its members include: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures; Paramount Pictures Corporation; Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.; Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation; Universal City Studios LLC; and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

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MPAA Washington, D.C.
Chris Ortman
(202) 293-1966

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