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Jan. 23, 2009

BSC alumnus to present lecture on capital punishment Jan. 26

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern alumnus Dr. Robert L. Baldwin will lecture on “Certain Truths About Life, Death and Capital Punishment” on Monday, Jan. 26, at 4 p.m. in the Norton Theater on the BSC campus.

The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is expected to last about 45 minutes.  It will be followed by a question-and-answer session and a book signing of his newly-released “Life and Death Matters: Seeking the Truth About Capital Punishment” published by New South Books.

Baldwin's visit coincides with the BSC theatre production of “Dead Man Walking,” which addresses the issue of capital punishment.  The performance runs at 7:30 nightly Tuesday, Jan. 27, through Friday, Jan. 30, in the Theatre/Mainstage on campus.

A 2003 Master of Public and Private Management graduate of BSC, Baldwin is president and chairman of the Alabama Ear Institute in Birmingham.

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