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News Releases

Below is a listing of News & Press from the Dole Institute.

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How POW wives fought to bring home their husbands (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

It was not until months later, back home in this country, that the men learned of the role their own wives had played in securing their freedom. These women, among them Denton’s wife, worked behind the scenes, lobbying U.S. legislators, telling their stories to the press, and holding Hanoi accountable to the Geneva Convention in meetings with North Vietnamese officials in Paris.

Ruckus (Nov. 1, 2018) with Bill Lacy (KCPT)

Dole Leadership Prize to Ex-Secretary of State James Baker (AP)

The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas will honor former U.S. Secretary of State James Baker with the 2018 Dole Leadership Prize.

Dole Institute to honor James Baker with Dole Leadership Prize

James A. Baker, III, served in senior government positions under three U.S. presidents, including as the nation’s 61st secretary of state under President George H.W. Bush. During that time, Baker traveled to 90 foreign countries as the United States confronted the unprecedented challenges and opportunities of the post–Cold War era.

Gift to Dole Institute launches Edward F. Reilly Lecture

The Edward F. Reilly Lecture will be a public program exploring the role of civil discourse and bipartisanship in contemporary politics. The lecture will take place in two- to three-year intervals…

Kansas journalists discuss upcoming midterm elections (University Daily Kansan)

Journalists from around the state stopped by the University of Kansas on Tuesday to discuss the upcoming Kansas elections and the ins and outs of reporting in the age of President Donald Trump…

Statements on the Passing of Sen. John McCain

Statement of Senator Robert Dole and Senator Elizabeth Dole on the Passing of Senator John McCain Elizabeth and I join the nation in mourning the loss of our dear friend and colleague Senator John McCain. John lived his life with courage, commitment, and dedication to our nation. Our thoughts, prayers and love are with Cindy and […]

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