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Media Advisory–Desmond Tutu to speak at Vanderbilt

Apr. 15, 2003, 11:55 AM

NASHVILLE, Tenn.–Archbishop Desmond Tutu, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and one of the world’s foremost human rights advocates, will address the Vanderbilt community on Wednesday, April 16, at 7:30 p.m. in Langford Auditorium.

Tutu is internationally regarded as one of the most prominent civil rights leaders of the late 20th century. His work has focused on ending apartheid in South Africa. More recently, he has voiced his opposition to the war in Iraq.

Prior to the public event, Tutu will be available to the media at 4:30 p.m. in the Moore Room at Vanderbilt Law School. The Law School is located at 131 21st Ave. S. Parking for the media availability is available in the Terrace Place or Wesley Place garages adjacent to 21st Avenue South.

WHAT:Archbishop Desmond Tutu, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, will address the Vanderbilt community. Tutu will be available to the media at 4:30 p.m.
His public address will follow at 7:30 p.m.

WHERE:Media availability: Moore Room, Vanderbilt Law School
Public address: Langford Auditorium, near Vanderbilt University Medical Center

WHEN:Wednesday, April 16
Media availability: 4:30-5 p.m.
Public address: 7:30 p.m.

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