Thursday, September 20, 2012

[72] 'MTSU On the Record' celebrates Constitution Week with distinguished author

FOR RELEASE: Sept. 14, 2012

EDITORIAL CONTACT: Gina Logue, 615-898-5081,

MURFREESBORO — To kick off Constitution Week, Dr. John Vile, constitutional scholar and dean of the University Honors College, will discuss his new book, “The Writing and Ratification of the U.S. Constitution,” on “MTSU on the Record” with host Gina Logue at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18, and 8 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 24.
Vile, a former chair of the Department of Political Science, is the author of numerous scholarly and publicly accessible volumes about the constitution and the founding fathers. On special occasions, he’s dressed in period costume to portray America’s fourth president, James Madison, who often is called “The Father of the Constitution.”

To listen to previous “MTSU On the Record” programs, go to the “Audio Clips” archives at

For more information about “MTSU On the Record,” contact Logue at 615-898-5081 or WMOT-FM at 615-898-2800.



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