Bob Dole to visit namesake institute at KU on April 22
04/10/2014 4:07 PM
08/06/2014 11:14 AM
Bob Dole will visit the institute named after him at the University of Kansas on April 22 for a public open house, the university said in a prepared statement today.
Dole was a U.S. Senator who served also as Senate Majority and Minority leader. He was the Republican nominee for president against Bill Clinton in the 1996 election. He was permanently and extensively disabled as a combat veteran in Italy in World War II, and was instrumental decades later in leading the effort to build the memorial to that war in Washington D.C.
He will visit the Dole Institute of Politics, where the doors will open at 10. The public open house starts at about 11 a.m. It ends at noon in Hansen Hall. There will be limited space and parking.
The event will be simulcast on the web. for more information see www.doleinstitute.org.
The Dole Institute is at 2350 Petefish Drive in Lawrence.
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