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March 18, 2008

Media Contact: Beverley Golden
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The University of Texas at Tyler
903.566.7303 or 903.330.0945 (cell)

REVISED MEDIA ADVISORY: Don King Press Conference

The University of Texas at Tyler will hold a press conference featuring philanthropist and businessman Don King at 1 p.m. (instead of the previously announced time of 4:30 p.m.) Tuesday, March 18 in the UT Tyler Cowan Center, second floor (use Cowan Center main entrance).

King will be a featured guest at the Only in America: A Patriotic Celebration of the American Dream presentation at 7:30 p.m. that night in the R. Don Cowan Center’s Vaughn Auditorium.

The evening includes a special appearance by Roger Williams, former Texas Secretary of State.

The Tom Houston Orchestra will present “A Tribute to the Armed Forces” military musical salute at 6:30 p.m.

General admission tickets are $20 and will go on sale Feb. 18. They are available at the UT Tyler Cowan Center box office or online at www.CowanCenter.org. Box office hours are 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. To reach the box office, call 903.566.7424.

This is a special event which is not part of the regular UT Tyler Cowan Center series.

Tyler Morning Telegraph and The Blaze (102.7 & 106.9) serve as media sponsors for this event.

A true patriot, King openly expresses his love for his country and those who fight to secure its freedom.

He has always supported the Armed Forces, both at home and as they serve abroad. King has visited various military bases and has pledged to help them with their projects. He has been recognized as an honorary “Screaming Eagle” by General David Patraeus and the 101st Army Airborne Division.


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