July 2, 2001 PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: 30 SECONDS

Historian John Hope Franklin Speaks at the Library of Congress on July 11

Contact: For Use Through: July 11
Contact: Helen Dalrymple (202) 707-1940

JOHN HOPE FRANKLIN, DUKE UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR OF HISTORY EMERITUS, WILL READ FROM EARLY DRAFTS OF HIS AUTOBIOGRAPHY, TENTATIVELY TITLED VINTAGE YEARS, IN A PUBLIC PROGRAM AT THE COOLIDGE AUDITORIUM, THOMAS JEFFERSON BUILDING, TEN FIRST STREET, S.E., ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, AT 6 P.M. NO TICKETS ARE REQUIRED.

DR. FRANKLIN, THE AUTHOR OF FROM SLAVERY TO FREEDOM: A HISTORY OF AFRICAN AMERICANS AND RACIAL EQUALITY IN AMERICA, AMONG OTHERS, IS THE FIRST DISTINGUISHED VISITING SCHOLAR AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS UNDER THE NEW JOHN W. KLUGE ENDOWMENT.

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PR 01-101
2001-07-02
ISSN 0731-3527