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Dateline 9/27/2000

Minnesota Presidential Debates Thursday

This Thursday, September 28, at 7:00 p.m. Central time, Natural Law Party coalition candidate John Hagelin will join Harry Browne of the Libertarian Party and Howard Phillips of the U.S. Taxpayers Party for a major third party debate moderated by Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura (see details below).

The debate will be held at the RiverCentre in St. Paul, Minnesota, and will run from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Central time. The debate will be covered by C-SPAN, and members of the local and national media will compose the debate panel.

We expect in-depth coverage of this debate from all the national media, so we urge all John Hagelin's supporters to attend. Admission is $20, and the hall seats over 1,000 people. With only six weeks left until the election, this debate is an ideal opportunity to get out the vote and to introduce your friends and associates to John Hagelin and the Natural Law Party.

In addition, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., Governor Ventura and Lieutenant Governor Mae Schunk will host a private buffet reception with all the presidential candidates. Admission to the buffet reception is $150, which will benefit the Minnesota Independence Party. If you'd like to participate and meet the candidates in a more intimate setting, please register for the reception online at Or call the Minnesota Independence Party at (507)387-2657.

Location: St. Paul, Minnesota
Date: Thursday, September 28, 2000
Time: 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Central time (presidential debates)
5:30 to 7:00 p.m. (private buffet reception)
Place: RiverCentre (Roy Wilkins Auditorium)
150 West Kellogg Avenue, St. Paul, MN
Speakers: John Hagelin, Harry Browne, Howard Phillips
Moderator:  Jesse Ventura, Governor of Minnesota
Cost: $20 for the debate; $150 for the buffet reception (this includes the debate, with preferred seating)
Contact: Minnesota Independence Party (507-387-2657); for a summary of debate information, visit the Party website at
Register: Debate tickets will be sold at the door. To register for the buffet reception, please visit
Directions: To reach the ticket office and entrance for the debate, enter the Touchstone Energy Center on either Kellogg or Washington, and follow the signs to the "Roy Wilkins Auditorium." For more complete information and a map, visit
Notes: This debate will be televised and nationally broadcast. Please plan to be in your seat by 6:45 pm. The Roy Wilkins Auditorium holds over 1,000 people, so we would like a very strong showing of supporters for John Hagelin. Please join us!
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