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March 19, 2004
Vol. 28, No. 13

Opportunities for Chinese study bring former carpenter to KU
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named dean

Obesity program shrinks people, expands in state
KU highlights university impact during Capitol event
KU architecture professor wins award for international work
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Washington internships prepare for work, life
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This Week In KU History Quiz


Q:What Democratic senator announced his bid for the presidency at twin speeches on the KU and Kansas State University campuses?

A: Sen. Robert F. Kennedy opened his presidential campaign on March 18, 1968, with speeches at KU and K-State. The senator gave a morning address in Manhattan and then came to Lawrence. In his speech Kennedy tackled national issues including the Vietnam War and student protests.



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