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Tickets for Aristide speech to be available starting April 11

STANFORD -- Tickets for exiled Haitian President Jean- Bertrand Aristide's April 18 speech at Stanford University will be available beginning on Monday, April 11.

Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis through the Tresidder Ticket Office until April 15. Remaining tickets, if available, will be distributed at the door on the night of the event.

Tickets will be sold for $5, but are free for faculty, students and staff who present a valid Stanford ID card. Distribution is limited to one ticket per ID and two IDs per person.

Aristide's address is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 18, in Memorial Auditorium. Doors open at 7 p.m. The program is sponsored jointly by the Associated Students' Speakers Bureau and the Center for Latin American Studies.

In his speech, Aristide will comment on his ouster from power and give his thoughts on the current American policy towards both him and his country. He also will take a limited number of questions from the audience.

The event is co-sponsored by the Institute for International Studies, North America Forum, the Program in International Relations, Stanford-in-Government and the Caribbean Students Association.

For more information, contact the ASSU Speakers Bureau at 723-2880.



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