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Media Advisory: UAlbany Celebrates Constitution Day with Lecture on the Constitution and the War on Terror

Contact(s):  Catherine Herman (518) 956-8150

ALBANY, N.Y. (September 17, 2007)

University at Albany observes Constitution Day with William C. Banks lecturing on the effects of today's war on terror and the future of our constitution.

William C. Banks, Professor, Law and Public Administration, Syracuse University

Tuesday, September 18, 2007, 4 p.m.

Recital Hall, Performing Arts Center, University at Albany uptown campus, 1400 Washington Ave., Albany
Free and open to the public

The United States celebrates Constitution Day on September 17, a day was designated as Constitution Day by the Federal government in recognition of the completion and signing of the United States Constitution in 1787.

In addition to the lecture, the University has several activities planned to celebrate the day, including distributing pocket copies of the Constitution and a film showing of "I'm Just a Bill" throughout the residence halls.

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