Media Contact: Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
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The University of Texas at Tyler
MEDIA ADVISORY: UT Tyler to Observe 2009 Constitution Day
The University of Texas at Tyler will observe the 222th anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution.
Thursday, Sept. 17:
- 11 a.m. Daughters and Sons of the American Revolution members, dressed in period attire, will be at the University Center Ballroom distributing information about the historical event and will give a musical presentation.
- Noon – 2 p.m. The UT Tyler Student Government Association will hold a luncheon and debate for area high school students. Dr. James Newsom, UT Tyler senior lecturer in history, will give a presentation titled “The Loyal Opposition: The Anti-Federalist Arguments against the Constitution.”
- 5 p.m. The Dub and B.J. Riter Millennium Carillon Tower will toll its bells in patriotic tunes to mark the signing of the U.S. Constitution that took place Sept. 17, 1787.
For interviews or more information, contact Hannah Buchanan, 903.565.5769.