Congressman John Lewis: The March for Civil Rights

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 12:30 p.m.

Admission: FREE as part of Constitution Day 2013
Reservations Recommended: Call 215.409.6700 or order online.

*Great program for young audiences!

Kids and adults alike will have the special opportunity of engaging with civil rights icon Congressman John Lewis and co-writer Andrew Aydin as they introduce March: Book One—the first in a graphic novel trilogy that shares Congressman Lewis’ remarkable story with new generations. Book One spans Lewis’ youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the birth of the Nashville Student Movement, and their fight against segregation through nonviolent activism. A keynote speaker at the historic March on Washington in 1963, and a Medal of Freedom recipient from President Obama, Congressman Lewis will also explore today’s constitutional questions related to equal rights.

Guests of this event will receive a FREE copy of March: Book One. A book signing will follow the program.

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Event & Parking Information

Advance reservations recommended; call 215.409.6700 or order online.

Please note that this program is subject to change; call the National Constitution Center or check our website for updated information. National Constitution Center programs begin promptly and latecomers may not be admitted.

Parking will be available at the National Constitution Center parking garage located at the rear of the building on Race Street between 5th and 6th Streets on a first come first serve basis.