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Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole to visit April 22

Thu, 04/10/2014

LAWRENCE — Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole will visit the Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas on Tuesday, April 22. There will be a public open house starting at approximately 11 a.m. and ending at noon in Hansen Hall. Doors will be open to the public at 10 a.m. There will be limited space and parking.

The event will be simulcast on the web. A live-streaming link will be available on the Dole Institute’s website within 24 hours of the event. Any updates to this information will be posted to the Dole Institute website, www.doleinstitute.org.

The Dole Institute is located at 2350 Petefish Drive.



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