KU News Release
June 13, 2011
Contact: Mike Krings, University Relations, 785-864-8860
Media advisory: Expert available to discuss tonight’s Republican debate
WHO: Bill Lacy, director of the Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas.
Lacy has had a long career in presidential politics. In 2007, he held a leadership role in former Tennessee Sen. Fred Thompson’s presidential exploratory committee. He was also Thompson’s political strategist and campaign manager during his successful 1994 senate run. Lacy formerly was a political strategist for Kansas Sen. Bob Dole and was White House political director for President Ronald Reagan. He has served a role in every presidential campaign from 1980 to 1996.
TO SCHEDULE AN INTERVIEW: Contact Mike Krings at University Relations, 785-864-8860, between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Monday, June 13.
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