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News Release

January 15, 2009


Elaine Ray, News Service: (650) 723-7162,


Former president of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf will give a talk Friday, Jan. 16, at 2:30 p.m. in Memorial Auditorium. This event is not open to the general public beyond the Stanford community, but the news media are invited to attend.

Media wishing to cover this event must register with the Stanford News Service no later than noon on the day of the event by contacting Grace Evans at (650) 725-3124 or Freelancers must fax a note on the letterhead of the news organization they are representing to (650) 725-0247 indicating that they have a prearranged assignment.

Once registered, media are asked to arrive at the left side entrance at Memorial Auditorium no later than 1:45 p.m. All bags will be subject to search. Entry is at the discretion of security and is not guaranteed.

There will be limited TV truck parking. For more information, contact Jack Hubbard, at (650) 804-1576. All others should arrive early to secure parking in campus visitor lots.

Mult boxes will be set up for the address.

Musharraf will not be available for media questions.

The title of Musharraf's address is "Terrorism and Extremism - The Need for a Holistic Approach." The event is organized by Stanford in Government and the ASSU Speakers Bureau. Co-sponsors include the Public Policy Program, Stanford in Washington, the Center for International Security and Cooperation, the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, the International Relations Program, the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, the Bechtel International Center, the Stanford Journal of International Relations, and the Muslim Student Awareness Network.


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