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July 2, 2001

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: 30 SECONDS

Historian John Hope Franklin Speaks at the Library of Congress on July 11

JOHN HOPE FRANKLIN, DUKE UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR OF HISTORY EMERITUS, WILL READ FROM EARLY DRAFTS OF HIS AUTOBIOGRAPHY, TENTATIVELY TITLED VINTAGE YEARS, IN A PUBLIC PROGRAM AT THE COOLIDGE AUDITORIUM, THOMAS JEFFERSON BUILDING, TEN FIRST STREET, S.E., ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, AT 6 P.M. NO TICKETS ARE REQUIRED.

DR. FRANKLIN, THE AUTHOR OF FROM SLAVERY TO FREEDOM: A HISTORY OF AFRICAN AMERICANS AND RACIAL EQUALITY IN AMERICA, AMONG OTHERS, IS THE FIRST DISTINGUISHED VISITING SCHOLAR AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS UNDER THE NEW JOHN W. KLUGE ENDOWMENT.

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PR 01-101
07/02/01
ISSN 0731-3527

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