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Source: Charles Reagan, 785-532-6221,
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News release prepared by Beth Bohn, 785-532-6415,

Thursday, April 9, 2009


MANHATTAN -- Tickets will be required for the Landon Lecture by Gen. David Petraeus at Kansas State University. The lecture will be at 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 27, in Bramlage Coliseum.

The tickets are free and will be distributed according to the following schedule:

* K-State students may get their tickets from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, April 20, and Tuesday, April 21, on the northeast side of Bramlage Coliseum. Students must show their K-State ID and only one ticket per student will be given.

* K-State faculty and staff may get tickets from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 20 and April 21 on the northwest side of Bramlage. Faculty and staff must show their K-State ID and they may receive two tickets per person.

* Remaining tickets will be distributed to the general public, as well as K-State students, faculty and staff, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, at the Bramlage ticket office. Two tickets per person will be available, while supplies last.

Students, faculty and staff at K-State at Salina can order and pick up tickets at the College Advancement office, 208 College Center, 785-826-2639.

Landon patrons will pick up their tickets by the southwest doors of Bramlage Coliseum. Patrons should use their parking passes to park in a special section of the west Bramlage parking lot and enter at the southwest Bramlage entrance.

Doors to the coliseum the day of the lecture will open at 2:30 p.m.

Seating will be available for people with disabilities.

No large bags, including handbags, briefcases and backpacks, will be permitted inside Bramlage on the day of the lecture. Smaller bags may be subject to search. There will be no place to check bags.

Small still cameras will be permitted.

The lecture also will be broadcast live by K-State TV, which is Channel 8 on the Wildcat Cable system on campus, and Channel 8 for subscribers to Cox Cable in Manhattan and Junction City. In addition, the lecture will be available live on the Web at