Published on: April 4th, 2019

Hillsdale College’s Kirby Center Hosts Lecture with Senator Tom Cotton

Arkansas legislator to discuss forthcoming book about Arlington National Cemetery
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On Tuesday, April 9, Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship will host a lecture from Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton on his forthcoming book, Sacred Duty: A Soldier’s Tour at Arlington National Cemetery. This event is part of the AWC Family Foundation Lecture series.

The lecture is free and open to the media, but space is limited and attendees are encouraged to register by visiting the event’s ticketing site here.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
6 p.m. ET – Doors open
6:30 p.m. ET – Lecture/reception to follow

Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship
227 Massachusetts Avenue NE
Washington, D.C. 20002

Senator Tom Cotton represents Arkansas in the U.S. Senate. He serves on the Banking
Committee as chair of the Economic Policy Subcommittee, the Intelligence Committee,
and the Armed Services Committee as chair of the Subcommittee on Airland. Cotton
served in active duty military with the U.S. Army Infantry for five years, including two
tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. Before joining the military in the aftermath of the
September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Cotton completed a clerkship in the U.S. Court of
Appeals and worked as a lawyer in a private practice. He earned his undergraduate and
law degrees from Harvard University.

About Hillsdale in D.C.

Hillsdale in D.C. is an extension of the teaching mission of Hillsdale College to Washington, D.C. Its purpose is to teach the Constitution and the principles that give it meaning. Through the study of original source documents from American history—and of older books that formed the education of America’s founders—it seeks to inspire students, teachers, citizens, and policymakers to return the America’s principles to their central place in the political life of the nation.

About Hillsdale College

Hillsdale College is an independent liberal arts college located in southern Michigan. Founded in 1844, the College has built a national reputation through its classical liberal arts core curriculum and its principled refusal to accept federal or state taxpayer subsidies, even indirectly in the form of student grants or loans. It also conducts an outreach effort promoting civil and religious liberty, including a free monthly speech digest, Imprimis, with a circulation of more than 5.7 million. For more information, visit