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MEDIA ADVISORY

PRESS CONFERENCE FOR FORMER SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT F.W. de KLERK

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