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US actress and honorary chair of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International, Sigourney Weaver, addresses a press conference 19 October, 2005, at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, to launch the Dian Fossey legacy campaign, commemorating the 20th anniversary of Fossey’s death, . The campaign is aimed at obtaining donations to finance the fund’s African conservation programs, including the renowned Karisoke Research Center in Rwanda. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM