Contact: Levente Smith
SMU News and Communications
214-768-7650
smithl@smu.edu

February 23, 2006

SENATOR JOHN MCCAIN TO RECEIVE
SMU’S TOWER CENTER MEDAL OF FREEDOM

Southern Methodist University’s John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies will award Senator John McCain the 5th Tower Center Medal of Freedom on March 6.

The Tower Center Medal of Freedom recognizes individuals who have contributed to the advancement of democratic ideals and to the security, prosperity and welfare of humanity.

SMU President R. Gerald Turner will present the medal to McCain in McFarlin Auditorium, 6405 Boaz Lane, on the SMU campus. For tickets, call 214-768-8283.

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