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A Nontraditional President?

MARCH 23, 2007-- For the first time in U.S. history, there is a strong possibility of either a woman or an African-American man ascending to the highest office in the land. Are American voters willing to elect a president that doesn't look like the founding fathers?

This very question will be explored in the next University of Wisconsin- River Falls Coffee with the Times" news series, on April 4 at 12:15 p.m. in the Falls Room of the University Center.

Njia Lawrence-Porter, the McNair Program coordinator at UW-River Falls, will present "Is America ready to elect a woman or an African-American man for president?" will take place The discussion is free and open to the public.

Upcoming events in the "Coffee with the Times" news series include:

·April 11--"Farmland Preservation" led by Alicia Acken Cosgrove, UW Cooperative Extension.

·April 17--"Twice-Promised Land: 100 Years War, Israel and Palestine into the 21st Century" led by Steven Derfler of the UWRF art department.

The American Democracy Project and the New York Times Readership Program at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls sponsor the series. For more information, contact journalism department chairperson Colleen Callahan at or 715-425-3169.


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