College students sought for Obama town hall

Students at the College of William and Mary are being invited to a town hall meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama.

The event, called “A Conversation with President Obama,” is sponsored by MTV, BET and CMT.

Obama will talk with a group of 250 college students, and answer their questions, along with questions submitted by viewers via Twitter.

Sway Calloway of MTV, April Woodard of BET and Katie Cook of CMT will act as hosts of the meeting.

According to College spokesman Brian Whitson, 10 schools in the Washington, D.C. area have been asked to apply for seats in the audience.

Students interested in attending the event are asked to e-mail “Town Hall” to, including his or her name, telephone number, hometown, education status, political issues and views.

The event is scheduled to air Oct. 14 at 4 p.m. on MTV, BET and CMT.


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