Tony Blair to Speak at Lafayette College on Monday, April 8

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Credits Margaret Thatcher with being supportive of him as Prime Minister although they came from opposite sides of politics, in a released statement.

Tony Blair, former prime minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, will deliver a major address at Lafayette College on Monday, April 8. Blair’s speech will be the College’s Lives of Liberty Lecture for 2012-13.

Tickets are sold out for the 4 p.m. event.

Margaret Thatcher, another former prime minister who served Great Britain for 11 years, died early Monday following a stroke. She was 87.

The title of Blair's lecture is "Learning and Leading in a Changing World."

Blair, who served as prime minister until 2007, was also the leader of Britain’s Labour Party (1994-2007) and the member of Parliament for Sedgefield, England (1983-2007).

Kathleen Parrish
Associate Director of Media Relations
Lafayette College
Communications Division
Easton, PA 18042

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