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April 11, 2007

Tickets Still Available For Carter Speech

Tickets are still available for former U.S. President Jimmy Carter's speech at the University of Iowa Wednesday, April 18 in Carver Hawkeye Arena. Seating in the arena is near capacity, but some good seats are still available for students, faculty, staff and the general public.

Carter's speech, which will focus on his new book, "Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid" and issues in the Middle East, is being presented by the UI Lecture Committee. Doors will open at 5 p.m., with the speech beginning at 7 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required and may be obtained only from the University Box Office in the Iowa Memorial Union between 10 a.m. and 9 p.m. seven days a week.

Students from universities and colleges in Iowa and the surrounding area are invited to the lecture and may request tickets by calling the University Box Office at 800-346-4401.

UI students with questions for President Carter may submit them via the Lecture Committee Web site at or in person at University Box Office at the IMU. Any UI student who submits a question and wishes to have his or her name entered into a drawing to meet the former president may do so by selecting the appropriate box on the form. UI students who submit questions may also remain anonymous.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all UI-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate in this program, contact the University Box Office at 319-335-3041 or 800-346-4401.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

CONTACTS: Program: University Box Office, 319-335-3041 or 800-346-4401; UI Lecture Committee, 319-335-3255,; Media: George McCrory, 319-384-0012,;

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