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U.S. Ambassador Susan Rice to Lecture at Howard Law

WASHINGTON (Oct. 5, 2009) -- Susan E. Rice, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, will deliver the Clarence Clyde Ferguson Jr. Annual Lecture at the Howard University School of Law on Thursday, October 8, 2009, in the Moot Court Room.

Ambassador Rice’s lecture, titled “America and the UN in a New Era of Engagement” will discuss the approach the Obama Administration has taken to utilizing the United Nations to advance the administration’s foreign policy goals and to keep America safe.

The lecture is in honor of Ferguson, who was dean of Howard Law School from 1963 to 1969. His legacy at Howard University School of Law is well-known. In addition, Ferguson was a deputy assistant secretary of state for African Affairs and United States Ambassador to Uganda.

The lecture is free and open to the public. Howard University School of Law is celebrating 140 years of commitment to justice, leadership and service.

WHO: Susan E. Rice, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations
WHAT: Clarence Clyde Ferguson Jr. Lecture
WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009, 4:00 p.m.
WHERE: Howard University School of Law, 2900 Van Ness Street NW Washington, DC 20008

Note to the Media: If you are interested in covering this event please email Kerry-Ann Hamilton at

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