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United States Vice President Joe Biden gave the 2011-12 Lives of Liberty Lecture at Kirby Sports Center May 2, “Charting Our Economic Destiny: The Pursuit of American Innovation.” Biden also visited the library in the Kirby Hall of Civil Rights to examine records of his great-grandfather Edward Francis Blewitt, Class of 1879, and his great uncles Arthur Joseph Blewitt, Class of 1904, and Robert Patrick Blewitt, Class of 1905.

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  1. Cindy Blake says:

    Thank you Lafayette for hosting this Lecture. I found it motivating and uplifting! I got to speak to Mr. Biden and shake his hand. Thank you for this opportunity! Sincerely, Cindy Blake

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