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HISTORIAN DAVID EISENHOWER
WILL BE PRICHARD LECTURER

By Dan Adkins

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Eisenhower, a bestselling author of biographies and histories, will speak at 8:15 p.m. at the Singletary Center for the Arts Recital Hall.  For tickets, contact Esther Edwards at (606)257-0500, ext. 2084.

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Eisenhower's lecture will be part of an event that includes the presentation of the 2000 UK Libraries Medallion for Intellectual Achievement.  For more information, click here.

March 10, 2000 – (Lexington, Ky.) – Editor and author David Eisenhower, grandson of one president and son-in-law of another, will deliver the 19th annual Edward F. Prichard Jr. Lecture at the University of Kentucky Library Associates annual meeting at 8:15 p.m. Monday, March 27, at the Singletary Center for the Arts Recital Hall.

The lecture will follow a 5:30 p.m. reception at UK’s King Alumni House and a 6:30 p.m. dinner on the Singletary Center’s Concert Hall stage.   The University of Kentucky Libraries Medallion for Intellectual Achievement will be presented during the program.

Eisenhower, 51, is the author of the bestselling “Eisenhower: At War” (Random House, 1986) and currently is working with his wife, Julie Nixon Eisenhower, on a nearly completed history of the year 1968.   He is the grandson of the late President Dwight David Eisenhower and son-in-law of the late President Richard M. Nixon.

He is a Fellow at the Annenberg School for Communications at the University of Pennsylvania and a director of the school’s Public Service Institute.  He also is a senior Fellow in the university’s political science department and a senior research scientist for The Gallup Organization in Lincoln, Neb.  He has been published in numerous periodicals, including Orbis and U.S. News & World Report.

Eisenhower also has been named a Fellow of the Society of American Historians and the recipient of Philadelphia’s Golden Slipper Award for community service.

Tickets for the lecture are $10.  Tickets for the reception, dinner and lecture are $50.  For more information or to order tickets, contact Esther Edwards at (606)257-0500, ext. 2084.


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