Dole Pursues Law Degree at Washburn University
September 01,1949
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In the fall of 1949, Dole enrolled at Topeka’s Washburn University, seeking an undergraduate and law degree at the same time. Beth Bowers, the law librarian at Washburn University, urges Dole to consider going into politics - specifically, running for the Kansas Legislature in 1950.