CONTACT: MELVIN O. SHAW
300 Plaza Centre One
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0010; fax (319) 384-0024
PRESS CONFERENCE FOR FORMER SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT F.W.
Thursday Feb. 14, 5:15 p.m.
Terrace Room (Room 166) of the Iowa Memorial Union
(Editor's note: The Terrace Room doubles as the Bijou Theatre at the IMU.)
Release: Feb. 11, 2002
Former South African President F.W. de Klerk, credited with dismantling
apartheid in South Africa, will present a free, public lecture at the University
of Iowa's Main Ballroom Thursday, Feb. 14 at 7:30 p.m. de Klerk's visit is
made possible by the UI Lecture Committee.
He shares the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize with his presidential successor, Nelson
Mandela, for their joint efforts to usher in democracy there.
For more information about de Klerk's visit: http://news-releases.uiowa.edu/2002/february/0206deklerk.html