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Green Party presidential candidate Ralph Nader to speak on campus

Ralph Nader of the Green Party will speak in Memorial Auditorium on Oct. 23 about his bid to become the next president of the United States.

Medea Benjamin, the Green Party candidate for the U.S. Senate, will talk at 7:30 p.m. before introducing Nader, who will speak at 8 p.m.

Stanford in Government, a nonpartisan, student-run group, is sponsoring the event, which is free and open to the public.

Up to 1,000 tickets will be distributed to staff, students and faculty with university ID in White Plaza from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, through Friday, Oct. 20.

An additional 450 people without tickets will be permitted to enter on the night of the event.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for ticket holders and at 7:10 p.m. for non-ticket holders.


By Lisa Trei

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