100 Years of Politics and Culture in America
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Published to coincide with the magazine’s anniversary, Insurrections of the Mind, features over 50 essays written by a notable collection of writers—among them Virginia Woolf, Vladimir Nabokov, George Orwell, Graham Greene, Philip Roth, Pauline Kael, Michael Lewis, and Zadie Smith. The essays cover a range of topics, including the New Deal; America’s role in the war; the rise and fall of communism; religion, race, and civil rights; the economy, terrorism, and technology; and the women’s movement and gay rights.
In celebration of The New Republic‘s 100th year anniversary, Franklin Foer, editor of The New Republic, joins the National Constitution Center for a conversation on the magazine’s recently released book exploring the pivotal issues of modern America – Insurrections of the Mind: 100 Years of Politics and Culture in America. Constitution Center President and CEO and New Republic legal affairs editor Jeffrey Rosen will moderate.
All guests will receive a copy of the book as part of admission.
Event & Parking Information
Advance reservations recommended.
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 for $9 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. Pick up your discounted parking voucher at registration.