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News Release (May 7, 1968)


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News Release (May 7, 1968)
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News Release New College, For Immediate Release; 1 - 186 - 5/7/68
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NEWS RELEAS E NEw CoLLEGE SARASOTA, FLORIDA 33578 1 186 -5/7/68 813 / 355-7131 Ref. : Furman Arthur FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SARASOTA--An explanation of the Middle East crisis and the hopes for a peace settlement there will be given by a former newspaper correspondent at New College Friday. 7 p.m. in Hamilton Center. James Batal of Coral Gables now a resident lecturer for the Arab Information Center will talk on "The Middle East Crisis What Hope for Peace" before students. The lecture also is open to the public. Batal's first contact .with the Middle East came in 1943-44 as a researcher-writer with the u.s. Office of War Information in Cairo. Later. he returned as lecturer at the American University in Beirut. Lebanon and made another trip to do a research project in Egypt. Three books bear Batal's imprint as author. His first. as a co-author with Dr. Ralph Linton was "Most of the World" and was published by Columbia University Press. He also wrote "Your Newspaper" and "Assignment: Near East." Batal was graduated from Amherst College. and spent a year at Harvard University as the winner of a Nieman Fellowship in journalism. A question and answer period will follow the talk. 30-

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