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Apply for credentials by 5 p.m. April 24

News release prepared by Beth Bohn, 785-532-6415,

Thursday, April 9, 2009


LECTURER: Gen. David Petraeus, commander of the U.S. Central Command, will present Kansas State University's 153rd Landon Lecture at 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 27, in Bramlage Coliseum.

CREDENTIALS: Apply for credentials by 5 p.m. Friday, April 24. Please provide your full name, media you represent, your job position and work phone number. Credential information can be supplied by calling 785-532-6415, e-mail to or by fax to 785-532-6418. All credential requests must be made by the deadline. Anyone without credentials will be denied entrance to the photo pool/media seating area.

PICKING UP CREDENTIALS: Credentials and media packets may be picked up at the media entrance at the southeast entrance to Bramlage Coliseum. The doors to Bramlage will open at 2:30 p.m. You must present a photo ID to obtain your credentials.

NEWS MEDIA PARKING AND BRAMLAGE ENTRY: Media parking will be in the east Bramlage parking lot. No special parking permits will be needed. All media must enter the southeast doors of Bramlage. Camera bags may be subject to search.

SATELLITE TRUCKS: All uplink trucks must park in the southeast Bramlage lot and plug into the video mult box. No cable may be strung into Bramlage.

NEWS MEDIA SEATING: Reserved seats for the media will be in sections 13-14. Admittance to this area will be by credential only. A mult box will be available. Wireless Internet is available in the coliseum.

ELECTRONIC MEDIA: For television transmission service, including scheduling satellite uplinks, contact Susan Jagerson,, 785-532-3105, fax 785-532-7355. For television production services, contact Jim Mock at or 785-532-3153.

PHOTO POOL: Photographers and TV crews must remain on the photo/video platform in front of sections 13-14 during the lecture. No roaming from the designated area will be allowed. David Mayes, university photographer, will serve as the pool photographer. A selection of photos will be available after the lecture. To download full size images at no charge, go to:

NO MEDIA AVAILABILITY/NEWS CONFERENCE: Petraeus will not be available for a news conference or media availability.

WEB FEED: The lecture will be streamed live on the Web at