Ron Paul set to give Gettysburg College’s Constitution Day lecture

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Former congressman Ron Paul is visiting his alma mater, Gettysburg College, on Thursday, Sept. 29.

Former Texas Congressman Ron Paul, an American author, physician, and former politician, will return to his alma mater Thursday, Sept. 29 to give Gettysburg College’s Constitution Day lecture, according to a news release from the college.

The Political Science Department, Eisenhower Institute, and Alumni Office will host the former presidential candidate’s lecture. He will discuss the 2016 Presidential Election and the state of American politics and government.

Paul, class of ’57, who sought the 2008 and 2012 Republican presidential nomination and was the Libertarian candidate on the national ballot in 1988, will give a public lecture entitled “Try Liberty for a Change,” the college’s events page explains. Paul, who also server 12 terms as a Republican Texas congressman, will be back on campus for the first time since 1988. At that time, he spoke to a capacity crowd at the Majestic Theater.

Gettysburg College will set aside time for a Q&A following Paul’s talk, which will be introduced and moderated by Professor Ken Mott. Refreshments will be available following the program.

The lecture is free and open to the public.