Archives for "Government and organizations"

Thursday

August 28, 1997 2:55 pm

Voting rights advocate to speak at Bates

Joaquin G. Avila, a litigator and advocate in the field of voting rights law, will deliver a lecture titled “The Voting Rights Act: Affirmative Action in Levelling the Political Playing Field” as part of the Creative Approach to Public Policy lecture seriesat 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited and admission is free.

Monday

June 16, 1997 11:30 am

Nixon tapes archivist reflects on Watergate anniversary

On the eve of the 25th anniversary of the Watergate break-in, Bates College historian Christopher M. Beam, a former National Archives staffer for the White House Tapes Section of the Nixon Presidential Materials Project and one of only a handful of archivists who has listened to the Nixon White House tapes, is available to comment on the significance of the greatest political scandal in American history.

Monday

May 26, 1997 12:50 pm

Nobel Prize winner Oscar Arias receives Bates degree

Former president of Costa Rica Oscar Arias told 472 Bates College graduates that the future of the world lies in “the defense of humanitarian values” at Monday’s outdoor commencement exercises before a crowd of 3,500.

Thursday

April 17, 1997 3:52 pm

Gov. Angus King to speak

Gov. Angus King will speak on “Leadership: Reflections at Midterm,” at 4:30 p.m. April 29, in the Benjamin Mays Center.

Tuesday

October 15, 1996 11:02 am

Four U.S. Senate candidates to debate for seat

Four candidates for the seat of retiring U.S. Sen. William S. Cohen, R-Maine, will discuss their views in a televised debate at Bates College on Monday, Oct. 21. Any tickets remaining after distribution to students will be available starting Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Office of Special Projects and Summer Programs, 163 Wood St.

Tuesday

October 1, 1996 10:58 am

U.S. Rep. John E. Baldacci to visit

U.S. Rep. John E. Baldacci, D-Maine, will be the first speaker in a series of “Open Mike” talks at Bates College.

Tuesday

September 24, 1996 10:28 am

Nixon presidency as topic for conference

The presidency of Richard M. Nixon, an important chapter in recent American history, will be the focus of a conference for Maine teachers on Friday, Sept. 27, at the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Wednesday

March 13, 1996 10:05 am

Political strategists to discuss presidential race

Republican Keene and Democrat Shrum, familiar faces on television discussion shows, will offer their views of the developing campaign season in a session at the Benjamin Mays Center March 27 at 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend at no charge.