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Authors to sign and discuss works at New Mexico State University

Nancy V. Baker, author of "General Ashcroft: Attorney at War" and Malcolm Ebright and Rick Hendricks, authors of "The Witches of Abiquiu: The Governor, The Priest, The Genizaro Indians, and the Devil," will give lectures and sign their new works Tuesday, April 25, and Thursday, April 27, respectively, at New Mexico State University.

an associate professor of government at NMSU and author of "Conflicting Loyalties: Law and Politics in the Attorney General's Office," will give a lecture and sign her book at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, in the main lecture room in Hardman Hall at NMSU. Baker is the author of several academic articles and encyclopedia essays and as an invited scholar for the Presidential Oral History Project of the Miller Center of the University of Virginia served the Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton administrations.

Hendricks is president of the Historical Society of New Mexico and historical consultant to the Rio Grande Historical Collections at NMSU. His previous works include "Church and State in Eighteenth Century New Mexico" and "Spanish Colonial Agriculture in New Mexico." Ebright is the director of the Center for Land Grant Studies in Guadalupita, N.M. His previous works include "Land Grants and Lawsuits in Northern New Mexico" and "Spanish and Mexican Land Grants and the Law." Both authors will sign their new work from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at the NMSU University Bookstore. The authors will then hold a lecture at 6 p.m. at the Corbett Center Student Union.

The signings and lectures are sponsored by the NMSU Bookstore and there is no admission fee. For details on the events, contact Frankie Miller at (505) 646-7660 or frankie@nmsu.edu.

Austin Craig
April 18, 2006