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University of Iowa News Release

Feb. 9, 2004

MEDIA ADVISORY: Coleen Rowley To Hold Telephone Press Conference Feb. 16

Coleen Rowley will hold a pre-event telephone press conference in advance of her appearance at the University of Iowa at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16, in the Hoover Room on the second floor of the Iowa Memorial Union.

All media are invited to attend the press conference.

Rowley, FBI agent and 2002 Time magazine co-Person of the Year, will discuss the Patriot Act and national defense when she speaks at UI on Feb. 21 and 22.

At 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22 she will deliver a free public lecture sponsored by the UI Lecture Committee in the Main Lounge of the Iowa Memorial Union. Before that, on Saturday, Feb. 21, she will deliver the keynote address to the annual Women in Law Conference, sponsored by the Organization of Women Law Students and Staff. That lecture begins at 1 p.m. in the Levitt Auditorium of the Boyd Law Building. The cost for attending the conference, which includes admission to the lecture, is $8 for UI students and $15 for others.

Her topic on both nights will be "Civil Liberties Versus the Need for Effective Investigation," which will examine the Patriot Act and America's defense against terrorist attacks.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Service, 300 Plaza Centre One, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.