Civil Rights Superhero: An Evening with John Lewis and Andrew Aydin

When:
February 25, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
2015-02-25T19:00:00-05:00
2015-02-25T19:30:00-05:00
Where:
Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theater
555 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20001
USA
Civil Rights Superhero: An Evening with John Lewis and Andrew Aydin @ Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theater | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

As the 50th anniversary of the historic civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery approaches, Rep. Lewis will recount his involvement and also talk about his new graphic novel “March: Book Two.” Joining Lewis is the book’s co-author Andrew Aydin, who is also the congressman’s digital director and policy adviser.

A book signing will follow the program.

Press Pass registration for this event has reached capacity. If you are a press pass member and would like to be added to the waitlist, please email membership@newseum.org.

Registration is still available for members of the Friends of the First Amendment Society and Corporate Engagement Program. To RSVP or learn more about the benefits of these groups, contact jstein@newseum.org.

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Altria

Contributing sponsorship support for “Civil Rights at 50” has been provided by Walmart and Altria Group.

Related Links

  • “Civil Rights at 50,” a three-year changing exhibit, chronicles milestones in the civil rights movement from 1963, 1964 and 1965 through historic front pages, magazines and news images.
  • “Make Some Noise” explores the new generation of student leaders of the civil rights movement who exercised their First Amendment rights and fought segregation in the early 1960s.
  • Digital Classroom’s Making a Change learning module examines the role of the press and the First Amendment throughout the civil rights movement.

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