FACT SHEET: 25 Things You Can Do and Learn on The White House Web Site
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|                     25 THINGS YOU CAN DO AND LEARN                      |
|                       ON THE WHITE HOUSE WEB SITE                       |
|                              July 7, 2000                               |
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President  Clinton is the first president of the Internet Age, and with the
leadership of the Vice President, the Clinton-Gore Administration has moved
the  U.S.  government  on-line.   Government web sites make information and
services  available  at  the  click  of a button, helping Americans keep in
touch  with  their government and making government work better for people.
There  are  now over 20,000 government web sites, including ?Welcome to the
White House.?  Here are just some of the information and services available
through the White House web site:

1.    Take a tour of the White House art collection.
2.    Research biographies of Presidents and First Ladies.
3.    Learn the history of pets in the White House.
4.    Send an e-mail to the President, Vice President, First Lady, or Mrs.
5.    Find travel tips and information on vaccine recommendations,
passports, and       travelers? advisories.
6.    Review on-time performance for major airlines.
7.    Reserve a campsite in a national forest.
8.    Request an estimate of your retirement benefits.
9.    Report a complaint about consumer fraud.
10.   Review crash test results of new automobiles.
11.   Learn about lead hazards in your home.
12.   Order a catalog of free and low-cost consumer publications.
13.   Apply for financial aid to colleges and universities.
14.   Volunteer for the Peace Corps.
15.   Apply for a research or education grant.
16.   View the birth of a star through the Hubble Telescope.
17.   Get the latest economic indicators.
18.   Check to see which hazardous wastes are in your neighborhood.
19.   Get the current weather forecast for any city in the United States.
20.   Visit a research site in the South Pole.
21.   Ask the IRS a tax question.
22.   Browse through a nationwide list of job openings.
23.   Get tips on the safe handling of food.
24.   Hear the President deliver his weekly radio address.
25.   See the progress our nation has made in the last 7? years.


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