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“The People” Come to Washington
  • Date: Friday, May 17, 2019
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Location: William G. McGowan Theater, Washington, DC

In partnership with The People, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to bringing together Americans from all backgrounds for discussions on civic responsibility and how to change the political climate for the better, the National Archives will host the opening night program of a three-day conference. Delegates from all 50 states will attend a multimedia presentation with celebrated speakers that will address where the American people stand today and what we must do to keep the Republic. Speakers include renowned political pollster Frank Luntz; former actor and social entrepreneur Andrew Shue; and democracy activist Katie Fahey.

The program is open to the public, but seating will be limited. Registration recommended.

All public programs at the National Archives are free. Reservations are recommended; seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. The doors to the building will open 45 minutes prior to the start of the program. Use the Special Events entrance on the corner of Constitution Avenue and 7th Street, NW. Click here for more information on getting to the National Archives and parking.

Live captioning will be available online and in the William G. McGowan Theater. If you require an alternative or additional accommodation for an event (such as a downloadable transcript or a sign language interpreter), please send an email to public.program@nara.gov or call 202.357.5000 in advance.

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