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Media advisory: Media arrangements for April 7 Landon Lecture by H.W. Brands

Thursday, March 31, 2016

 

LECTURER:H.W. Brands, the Jack S. Blanton Sr. chair in history at the University of Texas, Austin, will present a Landon Lecture at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 7, in McCain Auditorium. Brands writes about American history and politics.


NEWS MEDIA SEATING: Media can find reserved seats in the front row on the right side of the auditorium and in the back row on the right side near the audio distribution box. News media photographers and videographers must remain in place during the entirety of the lecture. If you plan to attend the lecture you must email media@k-state.edu or call 785-532-2535 by noon Wednesday, April 6, to reserve a seat.

NEWS MEDIA PARKING: If you have a parking pass from K-State News and Communications Services, you may park in any nonreserved or nonhandicap student or faculty/staff parking space. Other parking options include the K-State parking garage, south of the K-State Student Union, where parking is $1.50 an hour on a space-available basis. Please allow ample time for parking. An interactive map of campus with McCain Auditorium is available at http://www.k-state.edu/maps/?show=M.

MEDIA AVAILABILITY: A brief media availability with Brands will be in McCain shortly after his lecture. Please come to the front of the stage following the lecture.

CREDENTIALS: Although credentials are not required for the lecture, please bring your media identification with you in case it becomes necessary.

SECURITY: Media should be prepared to have camera bags, computer bags, etc., searched when entering McCain Auditorium.

LECTURE TEXT: The speaker will not be using a prepared text, so no copy of his speech will be available.

SATELLITE FEED:NO satellite feed of video and sound bites from the lecture will be available.

NEWS MEDIA HELP: Staff with K-State News and Communications Services can answer additional questions at the time of the lecture.



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Historian and author H.W. Brands will present a Landon Lecture at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 7, in McCain Auditorium.

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Kansas State University's Landon Lecture Series will kick off the spring semester with a presentation by H.W. Brands, the noted historian and author.