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Lee Hamilton '52 Has Role in Indiana's Ronald Reagan Centennial Celebration

February 5, 2011

16053February 5, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — "The state is planning a ceremony next week to mark the 100th anniversary of late President Ronald Reagan's birth," notes an Associated Press report. "The Ronald Reagan Centennial Celebration is scheduled for Feb. 10 at the Indiana Statehouse. Gov. Mitch Daniels and former Congressman Lee Hamilton will talk about their personal memories of President Reagan, who was born Feb. 6, 1911."

Read more at the website of the Columbus Republic.

Lee H. Hamilton, a 1952 graduate of DePauw University, is a Democrat who served 34 years in the U.S. House of Representatives and later co-chaired the 9/11 Commission and Iraq Study Group.  He is now director of the Center on Congress at Indiana University.

Access a recent op-ed column by Hamilton via this article. 89479(at right: retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and Lee Hamilton on the set of a public service announcement last year)

In a 2007 interview, Hamilton stated, "I had an undergraduate experience at DePauw University that certainly opened my eyes to a lot of possibilities." Learn more in this story.