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12:00 pm
Fri October 23, 2009

Gonzales Speech Protesters

Martin, TN – Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales got a mixed reception during a speech at University of Tennessee Martin last night. Gonzales resigned in 2007 amid accusations that he authorized the torture of terrorism suspects. The Jackson Sun reports A group of about 35 students protested the speech, in which Gonzales stressed the importance of education and also defended the Bush administration's handling of the War on Terror.