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University of Iowa News Release

March 27, 2006

Old Capitol Flag Flown At Half-Staff To Honor James O. Freedman

The flag atop the Old Capitol dome will be flown at half-staff Monday, March 27, in honor of University of Iowa President Emeritus James O. Freedman, who died March 21 in Cambridge, Mass., at the age of 70.

Freedman was president of the UI from 1982 to 1987.

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