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Video clip of Malagasy president's visit available online

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March 2, 2005

Marc Ravalomanana, president of the Republic of Madagascar, visited the campus of Abilene Christian University Feb. 5-6 after sending 24 Malagasy students to attend ACU.

During his visit, Ravalomanana met privately with the Malagasy students and ate dinner with them and other ACU friends. He also took a tour of the campus, spoke at a public luncheon in his honor and met with ACU student groups and university administration.

The 24 Malagasy students came to ACU through a unique scholarship program funded by the Malagasy government.

Use the links below to watch a news broadcast about the president's visit, produced by ACU alumnus Grant Rampy ('87) of Tribune Broadcasting. The segment aired on the Dallas/Fort Worth WB 33 station.

Video clip of Malagasy president's visit:  Large file  (14 MB)    Small file  (3.9 MB)

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