Fighting for Democracy: Who is the “We” in “We the People”?

October 14, 2011 - January 16, 2012

Paying homage to ordinary Americans with extraordinary legacies, the National Constitution Center has created a groundbreaking visitor experience that combines a must-see, multimedia exhibition from the Japanese American National Museum with an original, world premiere theatrical production.  Fighting for Democracy: Who is the “We” in “We the People”?, at the National Constitution Center, traces the real-life experiences of seven diverse citizens who bravely fought for equality, freedom and justice overseas and at home during the World War II era.  Their compelling stories come to life in an innovative exhibit-theater hybrid, which connects powerfully to current debates about immigration, citizenship and civil rights in America.  Fighting for Democracy is FREE with museum admission.

Fighting for Democracy is presented by the National Constitution Center in partnership with the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy, an educational program of the Japanese American National Museum, to advance the understanding of, and commitment to, American democratic ideals. The Los Angeles exhibition and traveling version are funded in part by the U.S. Army Center of Military History.

Performance times:


10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.


10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m.


12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m.


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